Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral Allegories
8 days ago - By It's About Time
1740-50 Unknown British artist Portrait of a Lady as a Shepherdess
During the 17C & 18C artists painted their contemporaries as personifications & allegories, & often painters would put the faces of their patrons on the bodies of the saints. These came to be called donor portraits. These paintings remained popular, as they expanded to show the wealthy sitter as a Greek goddess, or muse, or nymph in in a rustic setting. They grew to include portraits of a shepherdess in pastoral scenes wearing idealized attire, nothing like the clothing worn by real women tending sheep.
Early portraits of...
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Original Contemporary Seascape Painting "Floating Mist" by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme
8 days ago - By Daily Painters Abstract
Contemporary Seascape Painting. Float mist on an gentle sea. Find a mystical flower that is the answer to all your dreams. Timeless Transparencies is more than a series of art. It is the future if you look close enough. But ah ah, not too closes, you wouldn't want to fall off the edge of the world as you know it.
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Oil, 9"x 12" $225 I painted this ethereal abstract landscapewith traditional oil paints as well aswith pure pigment sticks.Layers upon layers were applied until I felt it was...
Nudes in Art?
Acrylic on canvas, 1988 This is the first nude I painted when I was a freshman in art school. I posted an older encaustic painting on an encaustic Facebook page and it started...