Photographer Steve McCurry is one of my very favorite artists. Many know him for his arresting portraits, especially the hauntingly beautiful portrait of an Afghani girl. I believe that the pictures he creates are on the same level or, in some cases, superior to the best work of the old master illustrators and painters. I always love studying his pictures and I discover new information each time I do. This is a very quick study from a portrait of an Indian man McCurry photographed in 1997.