Spanish Impressionist Joaquin Sorolla (1863-1923) is said to have been quite attracted to his subject, who might have been then popular singer Raquel Meller. While the identity of the pensive model of Portrait of a Woman with Black Hat by American artist Frank Duveneck (1848-1919) is unknown.
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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.
Today we are celebrating the works of art of Dutch artist Therese Schwartze (1851-1918) who spent most of her career in Amsterdam where she was born. The daughter of a painter, she was renowned as a portraitist, depicting a range of subjects from this poignant portrayal of three orphans above to members of the royal […]
Dutch artist Therese Schwartze (1851-1918) was an accomplished portraitist; in this case, she immortalizes her niece, an artist herself. Reposted blog.
Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526/1527-1593) was a court painter for Holy Roman Emperors Ferdinand and Rudolf II centuries ago. However, today he is best known for his unique and often startling anthropomorphic images–creative combinations of humans with fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other objects.
French artist Paul Cesar Helleu (1859-1927) worked during the Belle Epoque (from the late 19th century into early 20th century), capturing the spirit of the age with portraits of some of its society and celebrity figures such as Consuelo Vanderbilt above.
American Impressionist painter William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941) is often associated with the Boston School, along with other contemporary artists Joseph DeCamp, Edmund Tarbell, and Frank Weston Benson.
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.
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.