Saturday, December 22, 2012

Happy Holidays!

Hi, all.  I'm taking a break for the holidays and won't be posting regularly until 2013.

Hope you have a wonderful and happy time of it.

Friday, December 21, 2012

David Roberts, ctd

 Previous set of paintings by Roberts here.
Ronda, Spain (1834)

 Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, Egypt (1838)

 The Aqueduct of the Nile (1846-49)

 The Island of Graia, Gulf of Akaba (1844)

 The Moorish Tower at Seville, called the Giralda (1833)

 The Porch of St Maclou, Rouen (1829)

 The Temple of Dendera (1841)

 The Temple of Kom Ombo (1838)

 The Minarets of the Bab Zuweyleh, and Entrance to the Mosque of the Metwalls, Cairo (1838)

 View of the Island of Philae with Isis Temple and Trajan's Kiosk, in the Nile, Nubia (1838)

Title Unknown

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Thomas Benjamin Kennington

Thomas Benjamin Kennington (1856-1916) was an English genre and portrait painter.

 A Merry Heart Goes a Long Way (1912)

 Chatterboxes (1912)

 Contemplation (ca. 1900)

 Lady Reading by a Window

 Orphans (1885)

 Polishing the Brass

 Reading the Letter (also called The Love Letter)

The Wedding Dress (1889)

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Briton Rivière, ctd

 Aggravation (1896)

 Play Fellows (1900)

 Sympathy (1877)

 The Long Sleep (1868)

 The Miracle of the Gaderene Swine (1883)
[about the Gadarene Swine]

 The Old Gardener (1863)

 Tick-Tack (1881)

 Una and the Lion
[depicting a story from the Fairie Queene]
 War Time (1874)

Requiescat (1888)

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

George Goodwin Kilburne, ctd

 Governess with Two Girls (1873)

 Piano Practice

 Poor Relations (1875)

 Pretty Polly


 The Heir (1890)

 The New Arrangement

 The New Book (1870)

 The Next Dance

 The Nursemaid

The Piano Lesson (1871)

Monday, December 17, 2012

Joseph Mallord William Turner, ctd

 Pilate Washing his Hands (1830)

 Rome, from the Vatican. Raffaelle, accompanied by La Fornarina, 
Preparing his Pictures for the Decoration of the Loggia (1820)

 Shade and Darkness - the Evening of the Deluge (1843)

 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the Burning Fiery Furnace (1832)

 The Angel Standing in the Sun (1846)

 The Death of Actaeon, with a Distant View of Montjovet, Val d'Aosta (ca. 1837)

 The Golden Bough (1834)

 The Harbour of Brest, The Quayside and Château (ca. 1826-28)

 The Scarlet Sunset (ca. 1830-40)
[this looks like it could have been painted by Monet]

Vision of Medea (1828)