Monthly Archives: June 2014

What is Blackboard for Homer?

Blackboard is a painting made by famous American landscape painter and print maker Winslow Homer, who is regard as a creator of a bright, modern and ancient American style. The themes of his paintings ranged from heroic quality expressed in … Continue reading

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A Boy as Pierrot by Jean-Honore Fragonard

A boy with two big jade-green eyes has a small straight nose and a small cherry mouth, whose face has conspicuous blusher on each cheek. He has short golden haircut. Almost his back side of head is covered by a … Continue reading

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The Boating Party, Days of Family Happiness

This is a warm and sweet oil painting created by Mary Cassatt, who was an American painter and printmaker. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers … Continue reading

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Storm Seam Boat Off a Harbour's Mouth Making Signals In Shallow

Joseph Mallord Willam Turner was born in Maiden Lane, CovetGarden, London, England. He was a British Romantic landscape painter, watercolourist and printmaker. Though he was famous for his oil paintings, Turner was also one of the greatest masters of watercolor … Continue reading

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