#FridayPainting: Juan Roig y Soler “Two Spanish Dancers”

Juan Roig y Soler is an unknown name to me. To find information about his life and art, I happened upon Wikipedia in Spanish. I used a translator app to … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Juan Roig y Soler “Two Spanish Dancers”

#FridayPainting: Vincent van Gogh “Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe”

“A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke” Today, I met up with my sister, … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Vincent van Gogh “Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe”

#FridayPainting: Leonardo da Vinci “The Mona Lisa”

“A lotta cats copy the Mona Lisa, but people still line up to see the original.” Louis Armstrong Ah, the Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, is the quintessential archetypal … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Leonardo da Vinci “The Mona Lisa”

#FridayPainting: Thomas Cooper Gotch “The Child Enthroned”

Thomas Cooper Gotch aka T.C. Gotch, English painter and book illustrator, was linked to the Pre-Raphaelite movement. The romantic style of the Pre-Raphaelites is clearly portrayed in Thomas Gotch’s painting … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Thomas Cooper Gotch “The Child Enthroned”