#FridayPainting: Charles Auguste Émile Durand aka Carolus-Duran “Portrait de Mme Carolus-Duran, née Pauline Croizette”

Charles Auguste Émile Durand, known as Carolus-Duran was a French painter and art instructor. Well connected, he was renowned for his stylish depictions of members of high society in Third Republic France. Born on July 4, 1837 in Lille, a city in the northern part of France, in French Flanders, Carolus-Duran was the son ofContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Charles Auguste Émile Durand aka Carolus-Duran “Portrait de Mme Carolus-Duran, née Pauline Croizette””

#FridayPainting: Joseph Farquharson “The Sun Peeped o’er yon Southland Hills”

His first love was always the Scottish Highlands. Joseph Farquharson RA (Royal Academy of Arts) was a Scottish painter, appreciated for his snowy landscapes with sheep, often set in morning or late afternoon light. His first love was always the Scottish Highlands, and he spent much of his time there, especially in the Cairngorms. JosephContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Joseph Farquharson “The Sun Peeped o’er yon Southland Hills””