The painting has recurring rhythmic pattern similar to rhythm as used in jazz. Jazz are unique music in which he various musical elements including the lyric work in tandem to create a unified rhythm. The painter uses rhyming shapes, sizes and color among other design elements to create a unified piece. The painter’s ability to use various design elements ye achieve harmony in the final product is a feature unique to jazz music.
The selection of bold colors and a jumbled sound pattern in the painting makes its structure synonymous to that of rock and roll type of music. Just as with any other professional painter, Delaunay uses the various design elements strategically in order to achieve both harmony and emphasis in the painting. However, his choice of the design elements to use makes the painting grab attention, as is the case with the high-pitched rhythm of rock music.
Jacques-Louis David portrays his painting genius in the painting as he employs numerous principles of design. Principles of design refer to acceptable set of rules that govern the utilization of the various visual elements that painters use. The design elements include space, color, form and texture among others. A painter uses more than a single design element when creating an artifact as is the case with The Death of Socrates painted by Jacques-Louis David’s painting. The renowned painter therefore observes a number of design principles thus ensuring that the he creates a holistic painting that communicates effectively.
Key among the principles is similarity and contrast. The principle of design seeks to enhance the portrayal of a focal point in a painting. Painters always use the various elements similarly. However, too much similarity in the use of the elements makes a painting boring. Jacques-Louis David uses various elements similarly while contrasting others at strategic stages thus creating a cohesive painting. The people in the painting for