• Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral Allegories

    2 monthes ago - By It's About Time

    1630s Paulus Moreelse Lady as 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 as...
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  • Original Contemporary Seascape Painting “Noble Treasures“ by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme

    Original Contemporary Seascape Painting “Noble Treasures“ by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme

    2 monthes ago - By Daily Painters Abstract

    Noble Treasures is mixed media painting- acrylic, resin, oil, applied to fabric canvas with various unique methods. 5-month process. This piece is truly unique and speaks directly to the the viewer with and an almost surrealistic voice.24"x36" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available$650
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