Bonnat, Leon (1833-1922) - 1855 Self Portrait (Musee d'Orsay)
Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat was a French painter. He was born in Bayonne, but from 1846 to 1853 he lived in Madrid, Spain. In Madrid he received his artistic training under Madrazo. He later worked in Paris, where he became known as a leading portraitist. His many portraits show the influence of Velázquez, Ribera and other Spanish masters, as well as Titian and Van Dyke, whose works he studied in the Prado. Following the period in Spain Bonnat worked in Leon Cogniet's atelier (1854)…
Pius, 1501 - 1504 - Michelangelo - WikiArt.org
‘Pius’ was created in 1504 by Michelangelo in High Renaissance style. Find more prominent pieces of sculpture at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
SEVEN: Images of the Resurrection of Christ – Happy Easter!
Happy Feast of the Resurrection of Christ!To Christians around the globe, the resurrection of Christ is a higher feast than the nativity or the Birth of Christ (Christmas). The resurrection of Christ is a movable feast called Easter which signals the end of the Lenten Season. Filipinos celebrate Easter with the 'Salubong' or the re-enactment of the meeting of Jesus and Mary after the resurrection.To celebrate this wonderful Christian occasion - here are seven famous images of the…
Pandora, 1898 - John William Waterhouse - WikiArt.org
‘Pandora’ was created in 1898 by John William Waterhouse in Romanticism style. Find more prominent pieces of mythological painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
Devotion for Day of March 18, 2014
Christian Morning Devotion for March 18, 2014. Today’s Scripture: Matthew 23:1-7 (ESV), “Woe to the Scribes and Pharisees”. “” | Bible scripture reading, Bible study and commentary, morning prayers, and Christian music.
‘The Wedding of St George and Princess Sabra’, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1857 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘The Wedding of St George and Princess Sabra’, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1857 This work was executed while Rossetti and other artists were decorating the Oxford Union with medievalist murals. In Oxford, Rossetti saw Jane Burden, later Mrs William Morris, and immediately asked her to pose for him. She is the model for Princess Sabra, threading a lock of her hair through St George's helmet. The claustrophobic composition is characteristic of much of Rossetti's work at this time…