Ceres, An Allegory of Summer by Antoine Watteau
Ceres, An Allegory of Summer by Antoine Watteau

Ceres, An Allegory of Summer

Ceres An Allegory of Summer c1717-18 by French Painter Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684 – 1721); is credited for reviving the Baroque style and moving it to a less intense Classical Rococo Style.

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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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Église Sainte-Clotilde à Paris by Max Berthelin
Église Sainte-Clotilde à Paris by Max Berthelin

Église Sainte-Clotilde à Paris

Église Sainte-Clotilde à Paris (Sainte-Clotilde Church In Paris) c1857 by French Painter Max Berthelin (1811 – 1877); a watercolorist and architect.

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Portrait of Susannah Hope by Joseph Wright
Portrait of Susannah Hope by Joseph Wright

Portrait of Susannah Hope

Portrait of Susannah Hope (1744 – 1807) c1761 by British Painter Joseph Wright (1734 – 1797); an acclaimed landscape and portrait painter credited as the first professional painter to express the spirit of the Industrial Revolution.

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The Dovecote by François Boucher
The Dovecote by François Boucher

The Dovecote

The Dovecote c1758 by French Painter François Boucher (1703 – 1770); also known as a draftsman, engraver and decorator in the French Rococo style, that was well known for his lavish mythological, allegorical and erotic motifs and was the court painter of Louis … Read the rest

Allégorie de la Peinture by François Boucher
Allégorie de la Peinture by François Boucher

Allégorie de la Peinture

Allégorie de la Peinture (Allegory of Painting) c1765 by French Painter François Boucher (1703 – 1770); also known as a draftsman, engraver and decorator in the French Rococo style, that was well known for his lavish mythological, allegorical and … Read the rest

Allégorie de la Musique by François Boucher
Allégorie de la Musique by François Boucher

Allégorie de la Musique

Allégorie de la Musique (Allegory of Music) c1764 by French Painter François Boucher (1703 – 1770); also known as a draftsman, engraver and decorator in the French Rococo style, that was well known for his lavish mythological, allegorical and … Read the rest

The Departure by Thomas Cole
The Departure by Thomas Cole

The Departure

The Departure c1837 by American Painter Thomas Cole (1801 – 1848); specializing in historical and landscape paintings that portrayed the American wilderness and is regarded as the founder of the Hudson River School Movement.

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Hebe After The Fall by Hugues Merle
Hebe After The Fall by Hugues Merle

Hebe After The Fall

Hebe After The Fall c~1880 by French Painter Hugues Merle (1822 – 1881); who specialized in paintings that depicted sentimental heart warming scenes and moral subject matter; and who’s work is often compared to that of French Painter William-Adolphe … Read the rest

Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto by François Boucher
Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto by François Boucher

Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto

Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto c1759 by French Painter François Boucher (1703 – 1770); also known as a draftsman, engraver and decorator … Read the rest

Vénus désarmant Cupidon From The Workshop of François Boucher
Vénus désarmant Cupidon From The Workshop of François Boucher

Vénus désarmant Cupidon

Vénus désarmant Cupidon (Venus disarming Cupid) From The Workshop of François Boucher (1703 – 1770); also known as a draftsman, engraver and decorator in the French Rococo style, was well known for his lavish mythological, allegorical and erotic … Read the rest