Monthly Archives: January 2014

Girl on a Swing, Weaving Dream

Girl on a Swing is a watercolor painted by Winslow Homer in 1879, who was born in Boston and is considered to be the greatest American painter of the nineteenth century. Maybe because his mother had a gift in watercolorist, … Continue reading

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The Little Street by Johannes Vermeer

The Little Street (Het Straatje) is a genre-painting created by the Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer who specialized in domestic interior scenes of ordinary life. His entire life was spent in the town of Delft and he seems to have never been particularly wealthy, perhaps … Continue reading

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Woman with a Pearl by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

Woman with a Pearl, originally known as La Femme a la Perle, was one of the most important works of French landscape painter and printmaker in etching Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. As the leading painter of the Barbizon school of France in the mid-nineteenth century, Corot witnessed … Continue reading

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