Sunday, May 26, 2013

Fragile Elegance

A fragile girl by the French painter Jean-Gabriel Domergue (1889-1962).

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Enigmatic Women

Enigma by the great artist Norman Lindsay (1879-1969). What could it other be, than a woman?

Friday, May 10, 2013

Coming to Live

Pygmalion by the French neoclassical painter Anne-Louis Girodet (1767-1824). It's really, really cheesy, the rosy cheeks, the divine light and not at last the little cherub.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Seductive Musician

The Almeh by the French Orientalis Painter Charles Landelle (1821-1908).
An Almeh  was a kind of courtesan and entertainer in Arab Egypt. the painting suggests that she has more to offer than only music and poetry.