It won't be hung in the Louvre or the Uffizi Gallery.
There can in the right circumstances, though, be a kind of artistry, too, in resilience, in sacrifice, in hanging tough and surmounting when things get tough.
The colours on that palate may be predominantly shades of black and blue, not bright, brilliants reds and yellows, but there can be much to admire in the brushwork anyway.
"I was really proud of the guys,'' announced difference-maker Brian Elliott. "We weren't proud of the way we played that last game.
"We knew we were better than that. I think the guys showed it tonight."