Alice Boyd (1825-1897) was a Scottish artist who is considered a Pre-Raphaelite painter; she also inherited an estate in the country of her birth. Do you notice not only the view but also the details of this work of art? A perfect escape through an artist’s eyes!
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A reposting of a blog on John Collier. VICTORIAN GODDESSES IN ART SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS Will she ever waken from her deep slumber? Any child knows the answer for The Sleeping Beauty legend portrayed by English artist John Collier below, continues to fascinate the public, from the Brothers Grimm story to the ballet […]
British artist William Powell Frith (1819-1909) created his paintings in 19th century Victorian England.
While I’m on vacation, here is a work by British master John Constable (1776-1837), one of the first landscape artists.
Reposting a favorite work……..from 2015. _ Have you heard of British artist Augustus Egg (1816-1863)? His Traveling Companions, done a year before his death, has intrigued museum goers with its double image. Are the fashionably attired ladies twins? Or is it actually the same person? And enhance your everyday life with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning […]
British landscapist J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851) traveled three times to Venice, now engulfed by flood waters, immortalizing its monumental beauty in numerous works of art.
British artist John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) is known for his atmospheric, haunting street scenes often set on autumn and winter evenings.
British artist George Spencer Watson (1869-1934) was a talented portrait painter, particularly evident in the work above. However, little information is currently available on this stunning work of art.
The subjects may be quite different: Eleanor above, the young daughter of American Impressionist Frank W. Benson (1862-1951) and the self-portrait of 30-something British artist George Richmond (1809-1896) below. Yet, the similarity of gestures links them visually demonstrating the universality of art.
British artist Nicholas Hilliard (1547-1619) was a court painter immortalizing members of royalty such as Queen Elizabeth I (above) and her successor James I.