Pharaoh’s Handmaidens by John Collier

Title: Pharaoh’s Handmaidens Date: 1883 Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Artist: The Honourable John Maler Collier British 1850 – 1934   John Maler Collier was a leading artist and author. He was one of the m0st noted portrait painters of his time. From 1875 he studied at the Munich Academy. Both his marriages were to the daughters of … Continue reading Pharaoh’s Handmaidens by John Collier

Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Title: Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow Date: 1866 Movement: Romanticism Artist: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Dutch 1836 – 1912 Laurens Alma Tadema, better known as Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, was one of the most highly renowned Romantic artists of the late 19thC. He changed the spelling of his name to the more English Lawrence while making his … Continue reading Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Girl with Sailboat

Title: Girl with Sailboat Date: 1899 Movement: Impressionism Artist: Edmund Charles Tarbell American 1862 – 1938 Edmund Charles Tarbell Edmund Charles Tarbell was an American Impressionist painter. He was a leading member of the Guild of Boston Artists from its beginnings in 1914. He was also a popular teacher at the Museum School, Due to … Continue reading Girl with Sailboat

Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin

Title: Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin Date: 1923 Movement: Art Nouveau Artist: Leon Bakst Russian 1866 – 1924 Leon Bakst Leyb-Khaim Izrailevich Rosenberg, better known as Leon Bakst was a painter and scene and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and with the Ballet Russes, he designed … Continue reading Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin