Martiros Sarian: Persian still life (1913)

  Martiros Saryan is an Armenian painter, and the founder of a modern Armenian national school of painting.   Persian still life, 1913, Martiros Sarian Size: 89×75 cm Medium: canvas, tempera Via artist-sarian

Charles Conder: The Shore at Dornoch (c.1880)

  The Shore at Dornoch (c.1880). Charles Conder (British, 1868-1909). Oil on canvas. Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums. The lady sitting on the beach reading is Amaryllis Robichaud who was a friend of both Conder and Toulouse Lautrec. She owned this painting. This captures the beauty and elegance for which she was famed and with its…

Francis David Millet: A Cosey Corner (1884)

Francis Davis Millet (November 3, 1848 – April 15, 1912) was an American Academic classical painter, sculptor, and writer who died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912 Click for enlarged detail:   Image credit: The Athenaeum

Eugène Delacroix: The Education of the Virgin (1852)

The Education of the Virgin Eugène Delacroix 1852 From the collection of The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo L’Éducation de la Vierge (The Education of the Virgin) (1852). Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863. Oil on canvas. Musée national Eugène-Delacroix Delacroix portrayed the subject with great simplicity, centering the composition on the two monumental figures of…

Francis David Millet: The Window Seat (1883)

The Window Seat by Francis David Millet – 1883 Francis Davis Millet (November 3, 1848 – April 15, 1912) was an American Academic classical painter, sculptor, and writer who died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912. Owner/Location: Private collection Dates: 1883 Artist age: Approximately 37 years old. Dimensions: Height: 60.96 cm…