Reposted blog. THROUGH A JAPANESE WOMAN’S EYES THE BEAUTY & THE FIREFLY Don’t go, firefly! Even at night Kyoto is noisy. Issa Kobayashi Shoen Uemura, born in Kyoto in 1875, starred recently in an exhibition on Japanese women artists held at the Yamatane Museum in Tokyo. During her career, she was […]
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Dutch artist Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) spent most of his career in Great Britain, renowned for his depictions of antiquity, particularly the Roman Empire.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. VICTORIAN GODDESSES IN ART THE SOUL OF THE ROSE Although I’ll be away this week, you can still enjoy a bit of art with an encounter almost every day—with enchantresses from mainly 19th century England when Queen Victoria reigned. A rule that […]
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 […]