Month of Art: Day 10 Kiss by the Piano, ?

Though this is one of my favorite paintings, I know nothing about who made it or even the company involved. My mother told me about it . She explained to me that when she was younger she had this painting on her wall in her room, having found it in an advertisement for . .Continue reading ”  Month of Art: Day 10 Kiss by the Piano, ?”

Month of Art: Day 9 The Lament for Icarus, 1898

(The Lament for Icarus 1889, Herbert James Draper) The Victorian painter Herbert James Draper was born 1863 in London, England and most popular at the end of the 19th century. Being a Classicist, he preferred painting scenes from Greek mythology, mostly women in woodland scenes or by the ocean. For this particular painting, he received inContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 9 The Lament for Icarus, 1898”

Month of Art: Day 8 Marcus Sextus, 1799

(Marcus Sextus 1799, Pierre- Marcisse Guérin) {I sincerely apologize for how long it took me to post this. This is the first time I have sat down at a computer for days.} Pierre- Marcisse Guérin, born 1774 in Paris, France, was the student of Jean-Baptiste Regnault, Grand Pix winner for his painting Alexandre and Diogène (1776). He was a relatively popularContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 8 Marcus Sextus, 1799”

Month of Art: Day 11 Norman Rockwell, Various images of Fatherhood

           For today, I decided to host a series of paintings depicting father figures. Since yesterday was Father’s Day, I think this is definitely appropriate. Norman Rockwell is indeed one of the best choices. The overall feel and attitude of his art works focused heavily on the family, love, and patriotism. Sadly, his personal life never trulyContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 11 Norman Rockwell, Various images of Fatherhood”

Month of Art: Day 7 Edward Elric (2005,2007)

Ahhh…. My first manga entry. I have said this before and I will say it again. Most manga is average at best. There is, however, that enduring 1% which exceeds beyond any of it contemporaries in to great art and storytelling. The artist for these two drawings is Hiromu Arakawa born 1973 in Hokkaido. SheContinue reading “Month of Art: Day 7 Edward Elric (2005,2007)”