Monday, December 28, 2009

Water Nymph

Another water nymph by the French painter Gaston Bussière (1862-1929).

Saturday, December 19, 2009

The Tomb of the Poet

The Tomb of the Poet (1900) by the Spanish painter Pedro Sáenz Sáenz (1863-1927).

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Evening Allegory

Evening Mood (1882) one of the typical allegories by the French academic painter Adolphe William Bouguereau (1825-1905).

Wednesday, December 9, 2009


Another odalisque by the Brazilian painter Oscar Pereira da Silva (1867-1939). It’s easy to see that many artists from Latin America studied in Europe and received their the typical academic training.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Romantic Odalisque

Odalisque (1857) by the French painter Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863). Delacroix is regarded as the leader of the French Romantic school and had a big influence on the later Impressionists. He painted various odalisques which emphasizes his interest in exotic and oriental subjects.