German artist Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751-1829) was a skilled portraitist of famous figures in 18th century, including his fellow country man literary master Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).
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A SCOTTISH LASS & THE MOON GODDESS BEAUTY WITH RED HAIR The origins of the name Cynthia can be traced to Artemis, the ancient Greek goddess of the moon, and the location of her birth, Mt. Cynthus on Delos. Dictionary.com Scottish artist William Strang (1859-1921) was a talented painter as well as etcher. […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THE BEAUTIFUL SOPRANO CELEBRITIES OF THE GILDED AGE I have dreamed all along of a peaceful life….How many times have I forsaken this way of life, but on stage as Thais. Now I have decided to realize it….* Lina Cavalieri __________________ […]