Painting dreams relies on a compositional convention to show both the viewer’s image of the dream, and that of the dreamer.
A painting based on one of Schubert’s songs expressing the inevitability of death, a Christ-like fisherman, and sacred groves – from one of the fathers of Symbolism.
Paintings by Puvis were the antithesis of realism, Impressionism, and the Academic. They became popular after the Franco-Prussian War.
He created some of the most important Impressionist paintings during this period, at La Grenouillère, and painting with Monet and Sisley.
At the end of the fourth canto, Rinaldo was in Scotland, travelling through a wood with an esquire […]
The paintings of Johannes Vermeer (1632–1675) were quickly forgotten after his death, and his art fell into obscurity. […]
In the first article of this pair, I showed a selection of some of the finest paintings of […]
Now is the time for all landscape artists to head for the woods and forests, in the northern […]
In the first article about the Symbolist painting of Giovanni Segantini (1858–1899), I showed a selection of his […]
One of the most famous, and most collected, Symbolists of the end of the nineteenth century was Giovanni […]