Mark Lancelot SYMONS - Madonna and Child with Angels - 1925

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Di Li Feng


Di Li Feng, born 1958, is a Chinese contemporary artist, now working as Professor in the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, in China.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Lucien-Victor Guirand de Scevola : La Chevelure


Lucien-Victor Guirand de Scévola (Sète, France, 14 November 1871 - 29 March 1950, Paris) was a French painter. He is known for his pioneering leadership of the French Camouflage Department in World War I.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

William Shakespeare Burton : The Wounded Cavalier 1855

William Shakespeare Burton (1 June 1824 – 26 January 1916) was an English genre and historical painter of the Victorian era. He is now remembered mainly for The Wounded Cavalier (1855).

Monday, March 10, 2014

Charles Haslewood Shannon : Lillah McCarthy as The Dumb Wife 1917-18


Charles Hazelwood Shannon (26 April 1863 – 18 March 1937), English artist, was born at Sleaford in Lincolnshire, the son of the Rev. Frederick William Shannon, Rector of Quarrington (himself the son of a Royal Navy Captain, Rodney Shannon and his wife Frances Nash), and Catherine Emma Manthorp, the daughter of a surgeon, Daniel Levett Manthorp (and his wife, Elizabeth Mason).