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. Reposted blog.
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Reposted blog. CHILD ARTISTS THIS WEEK SELF PORTRAITS, FROM BOY TO MAN Intelligent, cultured, and handsome, Frederick Leighton was also considered a beacon of London society, moving in the highest social circles. But while his generous nature was remarked upon by all he met, many found it hard to penetrate […]
Reposted blog. In the wild, Brazilian marmosets live in small family groups of 3-15 individuals. Their day is spent socializing, and finding and feeding on gum, insects, lizards, snails, fruit, flowers, and nectar while staying alert to danger. Marmosets need extra care. They should not be kept as pets. Primate Society of […]
Reposed blog. REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS A FANTASY OF FEMINISM Others such as Kate Bunce belonged to the so-called second and third generation of Pre-Raphaelites, which drew inspiration from the fantasies of feminism created by Dante Gabriel Rossetti or the visual lyricism of Edward Burne-Jones.* Review of Pre-Raphaelite Women Artists […]
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!
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.