Pompeo Batoni - Batoni Marriage Of Cupid And Psyche Anagoria, 1756

Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787)

Pompeo Girolamo Batoni was an Italian painter who displayed a solid technical knowledge in his portrait work and in his numerous allegorical and mythological pictures. The high number of foreign visitors travelling throughout Italy and reaching Rome during their Grand Tour made the artist specialized in portraits. Batoni won international ... More

Lawrence Alma-Tadema - Women Of Amfiss

Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912)

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema was born as Laurens Tadema on January 8, 1836, in the small village of Dronrijp, in Friesland in the north of the Netherlands. He was the sixth child of Pieter Jiltes Tadema (1797-1840), the village notary, who had had three sons by a previous marriage, and the third child of his mother, Hinke Dirks Brouwer (c. ... More

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John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893)

John Atkinson Grimshaw is a remarkable painter with less fame, than he should be, for several reasons: little is known of his life, he worked mainly in the north of England, most of his paintings are in private collections and he was unfashionably versatile yet he became one of the worlds artist. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoo... More