Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A BOY’S LIFE SOLITARY FISHING …..To forget oneself is to be happy. Robert Louis Stevenson, Memories and Portraits Childhood was a popular subject of both Danish artist H. A. Brendekilde (1857-1942) and Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). To experience more of […]
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Polish artists Jozef Chelmonski (1849-1914) and Maksymillan Gierymski (1846-1874) were contemporaries, both known for their love of nature, reflected in their depictions of the different times of the day.
Reposted blog. HOPE IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard – And sore must be the storm – That […]
INSIDE RUSSIAN ART: THE GIRL FROM LONG AGO A magic moment I remember: I raised my eyes and you were there….. Alexander Pushkn Ilya Repin (1844-1930) was prized for his realist style in 19th century Russia, acclaimed nationally as his country’s leading visual artist. His painted accomplishments ranged from epic scenes, such as the Barge Haulers […]
Please click on the individual works of art to enlarge or enhance them. LETTERS TO THE WORLD: A MESSAGE FROM THE ARTIST EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK In the age of e-mail and twitter, letter writing is a dying art. However, until just recently, corresponding with friends, family, and especially lovers on paper was a popular […]