British artist John Collier (1850-1934) was a leading portrait painter of his time. However, you might want to view an earlier blog revealing another favorite subject of the painter.
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Polish artist Leon Jan Wyczolkowski (1852-1936) was a versatile master of art, creating a range of subjects from flowers below to portraits including the art patron above.
Russia master Ilya Repin (1844-1930) was the most famous artist of the period, especially acclaimed for the penetrating and compelling realism of his portraits.
I’ll be away for the holidays. In honor of Hanukkah, you might appreciate Dutch master Rembrandt’s moving portrait of a rabbi.
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.
American master John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was one of the most prolific and esteemed portraitists of the late nineteenth century into the early twentieth century. Although Sargent lived in London, he often had clients in the United States during his career.
Scottish artist Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) was a leading portrait painter of his day. Do you notice an almost impressionistic quality to his brushwork in the work of art above?
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.
Dutch artist Therese Schwartze (1851-1918) was an accomplished portraitist; in this case, she immortalizes her niece, an artist herself.
Here’s another work of art by American artist Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) who was featured in our blog of October 3. This time she immortalized her fellow artist Alexander Harrison, while the two of them were painting in Europe.