Venus and Adonis by François Lemoyne
Venus and Adonis by François Lemoyne

Venus and Adonis

Venus and Adonis c1729 by French Painter François Lemoyne (1688 – 1737); a Rococo Period Painter that specialized in large Allegorical ceiling paintings, and tutor French Painters to Charles-Joseph Natoire and François Boucher.

This Rococo period painting depicts Venus the Goddess … Read the rest

A View Of The Waterfalls At Terni With Figures In The Foreground by Martin Verstappen
A View Of The Waterfalls At Terni With Figures In The Foreground by Martin Verstappen

A View Of The Waterfalls At Terni With Figures In The Foreground

A view of the waterfalls at Terni with figures in the foreground by Belgian Painter Martin Verstappen (1773 – 1853); a landscape painter … Read the rest

The Comtesse d'Egmont Pignatelli in Spanish Costume by Alexander Roslin
The Comtesse d’Egmont Pignatelli in Spanish Costume by Alexander Roslin

The Comtesse d’Egmont Pignatelli in Spanish Costume

The Comtesse d’Egmont Pignatelli in Spanish Costume c1763 by Swedish Painter Alexander Roslin (1718 – 1793); portrait painter of the aristocratic families of Europe.

This is a beautiful and elegant lavish portrait of … Read the rest

An Oriental Beauty Lost In Thought by Federico Fernandez Y Gimenez
An Oriental Beauty Lost In Thought by Federico Fernandez Y Gimenez

An Oriental Beauty Lost In Thought

An Oriental Beauty Lost In Thought by Spanish Painter Federico Fernandez Y Gimenez (1841 – 1931); an Oriental genre painter of beautiful women.

This is a semi nude alluring genre painting of a … Read the rest

The Orient and the Occident by Nicaise de Keyser
The Orient and the Occident by Nicaise de Keyser

The Orient and the Occident

The Orient and the Occident c1854 by Belgian Painter Nicaise de Keyser (1813 – 1887); who specialized in portraiture and historical paintings and who was a main figure in the Belgian Romantic-Historical School of Painting.

This … Read the rest

Reading Woman by Ivan Kramskoi
Reading Woman by Ivan Kramskoi

Reading Woman

Reading Woman (Portrait of Artist’s Wife) by c~1866 by Russian Painter Ivan Kramskoi (1837 – 1887); and an intellectual leader of the Russian Democratic Art Movement (The Wanderers or The Itinerants in English: A group of Russian realist artists who formed an artists’ … Read the rest

Portrait of Maria Alexeevna Matavtina by  Konstantin Makovsky
Portrait of Maria Alexeevna Matavtina by Konstantin Makovsky

Portrait of Maria Alexeevna Matavtina

Portrait of Makovsky’s Third Wife Maria Alexeevna Matavtina (1869-1919) c1900 by Konstantin Makovsky (1839 – 1915); specializing in Russian Historical paintings showing an idealized view of Russian life in past centuries.

This is a portrait done by … Read the rest