Allegory of Fortune by Salvator Rosa
Allegory of Fortune by Salvator Rosa

Allegory of Fortune

Allegory of Fortune c1658-59 by Italian Painter Salvator Rosa (1615 – 1673); known for his extravagant and unorthodox ways and his rebellious personality. He is considered a Proto-Romantic and was also a poet and a Printmaker.

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The Laundress by Eugen von Blaas
The Laundress by Eugen von Blaas

The Laundress

The Laundress c1899 by Italian Painter Eugen von Blaas (1843 – 1931); Also known as Eugene de Blaas) of the Academic Classicism Period. Though he often painted Venetian scenes; he also painted many portraits and religious works of art.

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The Bouquet by Vittorio Matteo Corcos
The Bouquet by Vittorio Matteo Corcos

The Bouquet

The Bouquet c1889 by Italian Painter Vittorio Matteo Corcos (1859 – 1933); known for his genre artwork depicting finely dressed men and women in times of leisure and play.

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Contemplation by Ignace Spiridon
Contemplation by Ignace Spiridon

Contemplation

Contemplation by Italian Painter Ignace Spiridon (1848 – 1930); a portrait painter of the late 19th and early 20th century, and Knight of the Legion of Honour.

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The Scale Doesn't Lie by Edward Runci
The Scale Doesn’t Lie by Edward Runci

The Scale Doesn’t Lie

The Scale Doesn’t Lie by Italian Born American Artist Edward Runci (1921 – 1986); Painter, Illustration, Advertising and Pinup Artist of the early and mid 20th Century.

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Eavesdropping by Vittorio Reggianini
Eavesdropping by Vittorio Reggianini

Eavesdropping

Eavesdropping by Italian Painter Vittorio Reggianini (1858 – 1938); a 19th century genre painter of bourgeois life.

This is a vintage portrait of an attractive auburn haired young lady that seems quite amused as … Read the rest

The Eavesdropper by Eugen von Blaas
The Eavesdropper by Eugen von Blaas

The Eavesdropper

The Eavesdropper c1906 by Italian Painter Eugen von Blaas (1843 – 1931); Also known as Eugene de Blaas) of the Academic Classicism Period. Though he often painted Venetian scenes; he also painted many portraits and religious works of art.

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Allegory of Peace and War by Pompeo Batoni
Allegory of Peace and War by Pompeo Batoni

Allegory of Peace and War

Allegory of Peace and War c1776 by Italian Painter Pompeo Batoni (1708 – 1787); known for his portraiture, allegorical and mythological themed paintings.

Though peace and war are at odds; peace conquers war as it should and … Read the rest