Saturday, August 31, 2013

John Varley

John Varley (1778-1842) was a landscape painter who worked mainly in watercolor.

 City on a River (1820s)
 River Landscape with a Boy Standing on the Bank (1805-1810)
 Warehouses and Barges by a Bridge (1805-1810)
Westminster Abbey from Tothill Fields (1832)

Friday, August 30, 2013

Arthur Joseph Meadows

Arthur Joseph Meadows (1843-1907) painted landscapes and seascapes.

 View of Venice from the Lagoon looking towards Santa Maria Della Salute (1905)
 Arona, Lago Maggiore (1895)
 Cannes in the Riviera
The Gulf of Salerno, Amalfi Coast

Thursday, August 29, 2013

John Byam Liston Shaw

John Byam Liston Shaw (1872-1919) was a Pre-Raphaelite painter.

 Now is Pilgrim Fair Autumn's Charge (1904)
 Omphale (1914)
 Queen Mary and Princess Elizabeth Entering London
 The Boer War (1900)
 The Caged Bird (1907)
 The Lure
The Woman, The Man, The Serpent

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dog paintings

Another set of these (earlier group here).

 Alfred William Strutt: Materfamilias (1870-1883)
 Briton Rivière: Jilted
 George Augustus Holmes: Playmates (1875)
 Harold Hume Piffard: Speak For It
Henry Wyatt: Vigilance (1835)
Herbert William Weekes: A Bone of Contention
Herbert William Weekes: On Guard
John Hayes: World Domination
John Sargeant Noble: Otter Hunting
John Sargeant Noble: The Otter Hunt
John Sargeant Noble: The Young Gamekeeper

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Daniel Maclise

More from this Irish painter.

 A Winter Night's Tale (ca. 1867)
Cardinal Wolsey Refusing to Deliver Up His Seals of Office (ca. 1850)
 Caxton showing the first specimen of his printing to King Edward IV 
and Queen Elizabeth at the Almonry, Westminster (1851)
 Cottage Group
[what is going on here?]
 Macready as Werner (1849-50)
 Niccolo Paganini (1831)
[I love the fact that he's broken every string except one!]
 Peter the Great at Deptford Dockyard (1857)
 Phoebe and Silvius in the Forest of Arden, from Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' (1853)
Rosalind and Celia

Monday, August 26, 2013

George Elgar Hicks

 An Infant Orphan Election at the London Tavern 'Polling' (1865)
 Changing Homes (1862)
 Dividend Day at the Bank of England (1859)
Fair Critics (1886)
 Football, Will He Do It? (1875)
[I'm guessing this is what we now call rugby]
 Mother and Child (1863)
 Mother and Child
 The Happy Mother (1886)
 Young Companions (1878)
[the very ideal of innocent Victorian childhood]
 A girl listening to the ticking of a pocketwatch while sitting on her mother's lap (1867)

 [title unknown - does anyone know it?]

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Norman Prescott-Davies (1862-1915)

Norman Prescott-Davies (1862-1915) appears to have been influenced by John William Godward.

 As Time Goes By (1893)
 Iris (1906)
Sea Nymph (1904)