Sophie Gengembre Anderson - Dreaming

Sophie Gengembre Anderson (1823-1903)

Sophie Gengembre Anderson was a French-born British artist who specialised in genre painting of children and women, typically in rural settings. She began her career as a lithographer and painter of portraits, collaborating with Walter Anderson on portraits of American Episcopal bishops. Her work, Elaine, was the first public collection ... More

John Everett Millais - The North-West Passage, 1874

John Everett Millais (1829-1896)

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He was a child prodigy who, aged eleven, became the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy Schools. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded at his family home in London, at 83 Gower ... More

Herbert James Draper - Calypso's Isle, 1897

Herbert James Draper (1863-1920)

Herbert James Draper was an English Classicist painter whose career began in the Victorian era and extended through the first two decades of the 20th century. Born in London, the son of a jeweler named Henry Draper and his wife Emma, he was educated at Bruce Castle School in Tottenham and then went on to study art at the Royal Academy. ... More

Hans Holbein The Younger - The Ambassadors 1533

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543)

Hans Holbein the Younger was a German artist and print-maker who worked in a Northern Renaissance style, known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century. He also produced religious art, satire, and Reformation propaganda, and he made a significant contribution to the history of book design. He is called "the Younger" to distin... More

Gustav Klimt - The Kiss, 1907-08

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) Part II

Klimt travelled little, but trips to Venice and Ravenna, both famous for their beautiful mosaics, most likely inspired his gold technique and his Byzantine imagery. In 1904, he collaborated with other artists on the lavish Palais Stoclet, the home of a wealthy Belgian industrialist that was one of the grandest monuments of the Art Nouveau ... More

Gustav Klimt - Schloss Kammer Am Attersee II, 1909

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) Part I

Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other objects d'art. Klimt's primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. In addition to his figurative works, which include ... More

Fabian Perez - The Red Hat

Fabian Perez (1967)

Fabian Perez is an artist born in Buenos Aires Argentina. Recognized at international level as one of the best portrait painters of the century. He left his hometown Campana, at the age of 20 and began to travel the world in the searching of develop his artistic talent inherited from his mother. Over the years he has explored many ... More

Emanuel De Witte - Interior Of The Oude Kerk In Delft 1650-52 Detal 1

Emanuel de Witte (1617-1692)

Emanuel de Witte (1617–1692) was a Dutch perspective painter. In contrast to Pieter Jansz Saenredam, who emphasized architectural accuracy, De Witte was more concerned with the atmosphere of his interiors. Though few in number, de Witte also produced genre paintings. De Witte was born in Alkmaar and learned geometry from his father, a ... More

Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Writing On The Sand, 1859

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti, generally known as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was a British poet, illustrator, painter and translator, and a member of the Rossetti family. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. Rossetti was later to be the main inspiration for a second generation ... More

Pieter De Hooch - Interior Of A Dutch House, C 1680

Pieter de Hooch (1629-1684)

Pieter de Hooch (Hooch also spelled Hoogh or Hooghe) was a Dutch Golden Age painter famous for his genre works of quiet domestic scenes with an open doorway. He was a contemporary of Jan Vermeer in the Delft Guild of St. Luke, with whom his work shares themes and style.interior scenes De Hooch was born in Rotterdam to Hendrick ... More