Friday, September 28, 2012

Benjamin Leader, ctd

Shere Church (1892)

 Skirt of a Pine Wood (1896)

 The Lane at Whittington, Worcestershire (1890)

 The Rocky Bed of a Welsh River (1874)

 The Silent Evening Hour (1890)

 The Valley of the Llugwy (1883)

 The Wengen Alps, Morning in Switzerland (1896)

 The Young Mother (1856)

 Unterseen, Interlaken: Autumn in Switzerland (1878)

Where Peaceful Waters Glide (1898)

Thursday, September 27, 2012

John Everett Millais, ctd

 Sisters (1868)


 Speak! Speak! (1895)

 Spring (Apple Blossoms) (1858-59)

 St. Bartholomew's Day (1886)

 Swallow, Swallow (1864)

 The Black Brunswicker (1860)

 The Blind Girl (1856)

The Boyhood of Raleigh (1871)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898) was a prominent Pre-Raphaelite painter who also worked in stained glass.

Cupid Finding Psyche

 Laus Veneris (In Praise of Venus) (1868)

 Le Chant d'Amour (1868-77)
[about this painting]

 Psyche and Pan (1874)

 Pygmalion and the Image

 Star of Bethlehem (1887)

 The Arming and Departure of the Knights (1894)

 The Council Chamber (1890)

 The Doom Fulfilled (1885)
[a depiction of Perseus battling the Kraken]

The Garden Court (1890)

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

John Collier

John Collier (1850-1934) was a prominent Pre-Raphaelite and portrait painter.

A Glass of Wine with Cesare Borgia (1893)
 Angela McInnes (1914)

 Charles Darwin (1883)

 Eve (1911)

 Horace and Lydia (1924)

 John Clifford
[about John Clifford, described as a "Baptist leader and Christian socialist" (!)]

 Lady Godiva (1897)

 Pomp and Vanities (1917)

Queen Guinevere's Maying (1900)

Monday, September 24, 2012

Joseph Mallord William Turner - Castles, ctd

 Alnwick Castle (ca. 1829)

 Flint Castle, North Wales (ca. 1834)

 Kidwelly Castle, South Wales (ca. 1832)

 Norham Castle on the River Tweed (1822-23)

 Norham Castle, Sunrise (ca. 1845)

 Okehampton, Devonshire (1826)

 Prudhoe Castle, Northumberland (ca. 1825)

 Raby Castle, the Seat of the Earl of Darlington (1818)

 Scarborough Town and Castle, Morning, Boys Catching Crabs (ca. 1810)

Windsor Castle

Friday, September 21, 2012

Daniel Maclise

 Daniel Maclise (1806-1870) was an Irish painter who worked mostly in London.

 A Scene from 'Undine' (1843)
[about this painting, which was purchased by Queen Victoria for her husband Prince Albert]

 Charles Dickens (1839)

 Madeline After Prayer (1868)

 Noah's Sacrifice (1847-53)

 Robin Hood and his Merry Men Entertaining Richard the Lionheart

 Scene – Lawn before the Duke’s palace; 
Orlando about to engage with Charles, the Duke’s wrestler (1854)

 Snap-Apple Night (detail) (1832)

The Death of Nelson (1859-64)
[about this painting]

The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife (1854)
[about this painting]

The Play Scene from Hamlet (1842)