Saturday, October 31, 2009

Maybe Angels

Some Angels, Nymphs or Goddesses by the Austrian painter Hans Zatzka (1859-1945). One of the typical Neo-Rococo sceneries which made Zatzka so successful.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Bathsheba (1820-25) by the German painter Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794- 1872). Even though Schnorr is assigned to the Romantic the painting shows a strong neoclassical influence.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Classical Nude

Silver (1886) by the English classical painter Albert Joseph Moore (1841–1893). Moore was specialized in beautiful young women in a classical backdrop.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Susanna Bathing

Susannah at Her Bath; (1874) by the French academic painter Hugues Merle (1823-1881). Merle was a friend and rival to William Bouguereau. Here he presented a nude as the classical biblical subject.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Reclining Nude

Reclining Nude by the French academic painter Delphin Enjolras (1857–1945). Enjolras is best known for his intimate portraits of young women illuminated by lamp or firelight.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Harem Dancer

A Harem Dancer by the French artist Georges Jules Victor Clairin (1843-1919).

Monday, October 5, 2009


An Odalisque French painter Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911).

Friday, October 2, 2009

An Egyptian Princess

An Egyptian Princess (1875) by the Austrian painter Hans Makart (1840-1884).