Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral Allegories
3 monthes ago - By It's About Time
1750 Philippe Mercier Anne Fairfax 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 women portrayed...
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Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Abandon Me Love Found" by Contemporary International Artist Arrachme
3 monthes ago - By Daily Painters Abstract
This painting is part of my "Timeless Transparencies" Series
Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting. The artist used powerful but gentle colors that in some cultures indicate abundance and good fortune. They bring a sense of peace and good will into any environment.
24"x24"Acrylics on Canvas/sold
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Estasi di Santa Teresa
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Contemporary Landscape Painting,Fine Art For Sale,Textured Art, Mixed Media...
11"x14"x1.75" Acrylic on Panel/Available
Land of Dreams, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones
Land of Dreams8x10 oil on board This is the third in my series of playing with color. I had fun coming up with this color combination and working with the texture created by...
Mark Webster - Abstract Wine Decanter Acrylic Still Life Painting
Mark Webster - Abstract Wine Decanter Acrylic Still Life Painting. 20x16" Acrylic on Canvas.
COASTAL SEASCAPE by TOM BROWN
This painting is available here. This is a 12x9 inch oil painting on canvas. If you'd like to paint like this, check out my video tutorials and eBooks. Just click the links...
Abstract Music Art Painting, Oil Painting, “Bach Invention” by Texas Artist...
FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 18"x24" x1.5" Palette Knife Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available