#FridayPainting: Edward Burne-Jones “Portrait of Denis Mackail” Grandson of the Artist

“The more materialistic science becomes, the more angels shall I paint. Their wings are my protest in favor of the immortality of the soul.” Edward Burne-Jones What is a portrait? … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Edward Burne-Jones “Portrait of Denis Mackail” Grandson of the Artist

#Friday Painting: Émile Joachim Constant Puyo “The Straw Hat”

Today’s painting is a photograph by the French photographer, Émile Joachim Constant Puyo,who lived from 1857 to 1933. I confess that I have never heard of this photographer/artist so chose … Continue reading #Friday Painting: Émile Joachim Constant Puyo “The Straw Hat”

#FridayPainting: Egon Schiele “Portrait of a Woman”

“Bodies have their own light which they consume to live: they burn, they are not lit from the outside.” Egon Schiele What is the message in a portrait? Egon Schiele’s … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Egon Schiele “Portrait of a Woman”

#FridayPainting: Giuseppe Arcimboldo “Portrait of a Librarian” 1566

The first time I viewed a painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, I was certain that the date on the painting was incorrect. Surely, this was not a painter that lived in … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Giuseppe Arcimboldo “Portrait of a Librarian” 1566

#FridayPainting: Henri Lucien Doucet “Le Soir au Chateau”

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2021! Henri Lucien Doucet (1856 – 1895) is the last in the 2020 #FridayPainting series. And what better way to bring 2020 to a conclusion … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Henri Lucien Doucet “Le Soir au Chateau”

#FridayPainting: George Henry Boughton “The Lady of the Snows”

Merry Christmas. The Lady of the Snows by George Henry Boughton brings out the best of winter with the vibrant reds again the winter landscape. He has created a fashion … Continue reading #FridayPainting: George Henry Boughton “The Lady of the Snows”

#FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “The Presentation in the Temple”

We have entered the festive season of December. What better way than to begin the celebration than with Fra Angelico. Last December, ChasingART looked back at the artists who portrayed … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “The Presentation in the Temple”

#FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh, “Landscape with House and Ploughman”

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Vincent Van Gogh, “Landscape with House and Ploughman”

#FridayPainting: Maurice Denis, “The Muses”

“All artists are now free to express their own personality.” Maurice Denis Paintings hold stories that are seen and unseen. Maurice Denis’s “The Muses” brings us a view of Nine … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Maurice Denis, “The Muses”