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…