Romance was often a theme of British artist Marcus Stone (1840-1921), evident here in the emotional rendition of a young woman overcome by the power of love.
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Hungarian artist Pal Szinyei Merse (1845-1920) was a versatile painter who produced portraits, landscapes, as well as genre scenes (as seen above).
Hungarian artist Jozsef Rippi-Ronai (1861-1927) was influenced by avant-garde artists during his studies in Paris, including the often mysterious and poetic works of the Nabis.
Click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it. A VALENTINE FROM WINSLOW HOMER? A HIDDEN LOVE? There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.* George Sand ——————– American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was very guarded about his private affairs, yet Portrait of a Lady […]
PREVIEW OF VANLENTINE’S DAY ART, MUSIC, AND LOVE If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Was Richard Bergh (1858-1919), a popular Swedish artist in his day, thinking of William Shakespeare’s immortal words in his work After the Sitting? Romance is also the theme of what is considered Bergh’s most popular painting, Nordic […]
PLEASE click on the paintings to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them. LOST LOVES IN ART THE HAUNTING OF CLAUDE MONET? I am working as hard as ever, but on something new—-figures in the open air as I understand them, treated like landscape. It’s an old dream which has always plagued me, and I’d like […]
Please click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY 2016 LOVE IN THE STUDIO Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. Jean Anouilh ___________________ Although Victorian era master Frederick Leighton (1830-1896) never married himself, his The Painter’s Honeymoon embodies the essence of young love–a combination of passion and affection. Particularly […]
Click on the painting to ENLARGE it. Does he actually hear a note that she’s playing? Mesmerized instead by the features of her face as she concentrates on the score before her? Then again, the music could truly move him, increasing his passion. While in contrast she remains cool, seemingly […]