Marianne Stokes: In Prayer (1875)

Note to Self Draw hands from grayscale photo. See More Tag: Marianne Stokes At Sunnyside Marianne Stokes at Christie’s Marianne Stokes at wikiart Marianne Stokes at Tate UK Marianne Stokes at Sotheby’s Marianne Stokes at Bonhams Read More Marianne Stokes at Wikiwand Marianne Stokes at Artcyclopedia (museum links) Happy Sunday! 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Gustav Klimt: Woman With a Fan (1917-18)

See More Belvedere and Albertina museums in Vienna Gustav Klimt at Leopold Museum (curiously, I could not locate this painting on the website) Read More Gustav Klimt at wikiwand Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Marianne Stokes: Study of Hollyhocks

See More Tag: Marianne Stokes At Sunnyside Marianne Stokes at Christie’s Marianne Stokes at wikiart Marianne Stokes at Tate UK Marianne Stokes at Sotheby’s Marianne Stokes at Bonhams Read More Marianne Stokes at Wikiwand Marianne Stokes at Artcyclopedia (museum links) Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Marianne Stokes: Candlemas Day (c. 1901)

“Like a number of other painters with whose work Marianne Stokes has affinities – notably Joseph Southall and the Birmingham school – the artist abandoned oils towards the turn of the century in favour of tempera painting, and, ‘Candlemas Day’ is a good example of her work in this medium. According to Alice Meynell, this…

Marianne Stokes: Madonna (c.1909)

“Many painters have drawn the Virgin Mary and Jesus and it was a particularly popular theme with Italian artists from the Renaissance period. However, most portraits depict the virgin looking at her child. In this picture, she looks up and introduces her young child to the viewer. Across the background are patterned thorny tendrils and…

Marianne Stokes: Angels Entertaining the Holy Child

“A converted sail loft in St Ives provided the backdrop to a series of religious pictures that the Austrian-born painter Marianne Stokes completed during her residence in the town between 1887 and 1899. Her husband Adrian was a pivotal member of the early St Ives colony… The Cornish Telegraph was able to review it before…

Autumn: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Leo Putz

Autumn Song By Dante Gabriel Rossetti Know’st thou not at the fall of the leaf How the heart feels a languid grief Laid on it for a covering, And how sleep seems a goodly thing In Autumn at the fall of the leaf? And how the swift beat of the brain Falters because it is…

Friedrich ZETTL 狐胡: What a Dot Can Do

Thank you for such clear explanations and helpful links. Each little bit of understanding makes your paintings even more beautiful. ~Sunnyside Friedrich Zettl writes, When I was once introduced to Professor Wolfgang Kubin (he is the most important sinologist in the German-speaking world – an incredible man BTW), he said: “Yes, I know who you…

Schubert, Stjepan, and Stokes

Hauser performs Ave Maria by Franz Schubert with Choir Zvjezdice at his classical solo concert at the Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb, October 2017. Elisabeth Fuchs is the conductor. Hear More Tag: Hauser At Sunnyside See More Tag: Marianne Stokes At Sunnyside Read More Schubert’s Ave Maria Marianne Stokes at Wikiwand Thanks for Visiting 🙂…

A Kiss and a Concerto

I never tire of the pure joy surrounding this whole group of talented musicians. Isserlis is a masterful performer – a treat! Do you see the magnificent mural on the wall behind the orchestra?  Read more about the mural in Edvard Munch and The Suns  🙂 Gustav Klimt and ‘The Kiss’   “Truth is like…