#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”

#Friday Painting: Joseph Mallory William Turner, “View of Lyons”, 19th Century

“It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create.” J.M.W. Turner “I don’t paint so that people will understand me, I paint to show what … Continue reading #Friday Painting: Joseph Mallory William Turner, “View of Lyons”, 19th Century

#Friday Painting: The Bedroom of Elizabeth of Bavaria by Franz Xavier Nachtmann

There is a serenity within this painting that comes from the soft colours that envelope the young girl at the desk. She appears to be reading a book or looking … Continue reading #Friday Painting: The Bedroom of Elizabeth of Bavaria by Franz Xavier Nachtmann

#FridayPainting: “The Bridge of Tranquetaille” by Vincent van Gogh

“In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism, skepticism and humbug, and we shall want to live more musically.” Vincent Van Gogh Trinquetaille is an area located within … Continue reading #FridayPainting: “The Bridge of Tranquetaille” by Vincent van Gogh