British artist Edward Robert Hughes (1851-1914) created both portraits and more fantastical works like Night with Her Train of Stars, inspired by poetry. Reposted blog.
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Although born in Germany, Northern Renaissance artist Hans Memling (1433-1494) spent most of his career as a painter in what is now modern Belgium.
I will be away for several days during the holidays. So I hope you continue to enjoy the works of art every other day, including the angel above, a detail from Annunciation by Italian Renaissance artist Pinturicchio (1454-1513). In U.S. public domain.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. STARTING TOMORROW THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT, A FORTNIGHT OF CELEBRATION The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Give a gift of art for 2016 with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. PAUL KLEE: INSIDE THE HEARTS OF ANGELS THE ARTIST & THE ART OF SELF-HEALING, II In this world I cannot be reached. Since I reside easily with the dead, as with the unborn. Somewhat closer to the heart of creation than usual. […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge it. The eye encompasses the beauty of the whole world. Leonardo da Vinci Is she the Mona Lisa of angels? Enchanting us with her expressive eyes and subtle smile? Yet, Head of a Young Woman (Study for the Angel in the “Virgin of the Rocks”) predates […]
Click on Angel to enlarge it. If you’re an angel fan, you may already be familiar with Abbott Handerson Thayer’s celestial beings. For Thayer (1849-1921), an American artist mainly working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was often praised for this specialty, from the somber figure gracing his memorial painting […]
Click on the painting to enlarge it. …that heartbroken tenderness, that glimpse of a superhuman infinite which appears so natural then; one encounters it in many places in Shakespeare. Vincent van Gogh referring to Rembrandt’s portrayal of an angel in a letter to his brother Theo* Just a few months after […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge it. TOMORROW START THE WEEK …..WITH AN ANGEL…. William Kotarbinski (1849-1921), Seraph, circa late 19th century, St. Vladimir Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
Click on the painting to ENLARGE it. I Heard an Angel I heard an angel singing When the day was springing, “Mercy, Pity, Peace Is the world’s release.” William Blake* Is Musical Angel a celestial being or does he resemble more an adorable child with wings? Actually he […]