Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Art & Artists

Art & Artists

To my mind a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful and pretty. Yes, pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them.'
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1841–1919

  The Barque of Dante
by Eugene Delacroix
 Louvre Museum in Paris, France

The Liberty Leading the People, 1830
By Eugene Delacroix

Death of socrates
By Jacques Louis David

  Luncheon on the Grass

by Edouard Manet

by Edouard Manet

(Unknown for me)

Israel In Egypt Painting
by Sir  Edward John Poynter


Muse Of Poetry
 1870, by Sir  Edward John Poynter

The Return of the Prodigal Son
by Sir  Edward John Poynter

 St Peter's - Chapel of the Pieta

Michelangelo's  pieta

by Samuel Aranda 

In all of my years of work with the lens (since 1906) I’ve dreamed of and loved to work with the human figure – to embody it in rocks and trees, to make it part of the elements, not apart from them.'
 Anne Wardrope Brigman, 1869-1950

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