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Renaissance Period

Renaissance and Renewal (old French . Renaissance, meaning “re-birth”; Ital .: Rinascimento, re-“re-” and nascere “birth”), identified with the historical – cultural epoch with . This epoch has changed the Middle Ages and was preceded introduced ( the modern era of the early period) . Frames of this chronological era, XIV-XVI centuries . The Renaissance began in Italy in the period ( late Middle Ages ) . Later spread throughout  [ Read More ]

Medea-Frederick Sandys

Medea is an oil painting on canvas by the Pre-Raphaelite painter Frederick Sandys which was created in 1868. Description In Greek mythology Medea, a magician and princess, fell in love with Jason and helped him steal the Golden Fleece on the island of Colchis. He married her but after the birth of their children he divorced her to marry Glauce. In revenge Medea created a poisoned robe and coronet and  [ Read More ]

Mary Magdalene is a Pre-Raphaelite painting by Frederick Sandys. Mary Magdalene was the only character from the Bible that Sandys ever painted. Having sharp features reminiscent of Lizzie Siddal, Mary is depicted in front of a patterned forest-green damask. She holds an alabaster ointment cup, a traditional attribute which associates her with the anonymous sinful woman who anointed Jesus’ feet in Luke 7:37. Like other Pre-Raphaelite painters, Frederick Sandys gave  [ Read More ]

Frederick Sandys

Antonio Frederic Augustus Sands (1 May 1829 – 25 June 1904) was born in Norwich. His surname was Sands. He added the ’y’ later. Frederick Sandys was an English “Pre-Raphaelite” painter, illustrator and draughtsman, of the Victorian era. Biographical Information He was born in Norwich, England, and received his earliest lessons in art from his father, who was himself a painter. His early studies show that he had a natural  [ Read More ]

Charles William Mitchell

Charles William Mitchell (Born in 1854, died in 1903) was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter from Newcastle.Charles William Mitchell was born in 1854. He had occupations including artist and painter. Charles William Mitchell was a English artist who was contemporary with John William Waterhouse. He produced this painting, his most famous, when he was thirty-one years old. A contemporary of John William Waterhouse, his work is similar in many ways. His  [ Read More ]

Realism in France

Nineteenth-century art – realism in France Ohlone College Art 103B (Art History Early Renaissance to Contemporary) Prof. Kenney Mencher Department of Art and Art History Director Louie Meager Art Gallery Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. Fremont, California 94539 Realism in the arts may be generally defined as the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, implausible, exotic and supernatural elements.    

The Creation of Adam

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564) In 1508, Pope Julius II (1444–1513) commissioned Michelangelo to paint a series of ceiling frescos for the Sistine Chapel, a project that became one of the artist’s most celebrated achievements. The Creation of Adam is arguably the most famous section of Michelangelo’s fresco Sistine Chapel ceiling painted circa 1511–1512.It is traditionally thought to illustrate the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God  [ Read More ]

Hermitage History.pa

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Arsen Pochkhua-Georg

Arsen Pochkhua was born in 1923 in Kutaisi. In 1944-49 he ...

Théodore Géricault

Géricault(Born: twenty six Sept 1791; Rouen, Normandy, France-Died: twenty six ...

Ivan Aivazovsky

Hovhannes Aivazian was born on July seventeen, 1817 within the ...

Franz Marc

Videotutorial El sueño Franz Marc Born on February 8, 1880. Munich, Bavaria, ...

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