The more of less regular repetition of form to generate rhythms has long been used in figurative painting, but in the 19th century became prominent in landscapes.
In which there’s a confrontation between Don Quixote and the Duke’s chaplain, secrets are aired, and the Duchess gets to quiz Sancho and prepares a trick to play on the knight.
During the early 20th century, yachts displaced working boats in harbours throughout Europe and North America. Paintings from Helleu to Bonnard.
In 1826, the world’s first sailing regatta for leisure craft was held. Twenty-five years later, the America’s Cup was inaugurated. Paintings show the rising popularity of yachting.
Having murdered his own mother in revenge for her murder of Agamemnon, Orestes is hounded down and driven mad by the Furies.
The story of Orestes, son of Agamemnon, King of Mycenae and commander of the Greek forces in the Trojan War, who was murdered by his wife.
List of all the artists and subjects covered in this series, with brief summary of each artist, sample painting, and links.
Technically very challenging, most are painted in the studio, but some are quite unreal, and others suffer from the moon illusion.
The pair meet a Duke and Duchess who have already read the adventures of Don Quixote, and play the game that he’s a knight errant.
An early photo by Julia Margaret Cameron, and paintings by Vasnetsov, Rochegrosse, Walter Crane and a whole series by Lovis Corinth.