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Jean-François Millet. French painter of Rural France. Born on this day in 1814

1 month ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

The Angelus October 04, 1814. Jean-François Millet was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. Millet is noted for his scenes of peasant farmers; he can be categorized as part of the Realism art movement. In this image: The Angelus by Jean Francois Millet.
Woman Baking Bread
The Gleaners
The peasant subjects, which from the early 1850s were to be Millet's principal concern, made their first important appearance at the Salon of 1848 with The Winnower , later destroyed by fire. In 1849, after a period of great hardship, Millet left Paris to settle in...
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Francesco Lazzaro Guardi. Born on this day in 1712

Francesco Lazzaro Guardi. Born on this day in 1712

1 month ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

October 05, 1712. Francesco Lazzaro Guardi was an Italian painter of veduta*, nobleman, and a member of the Venetian School. He is considered to be among the last practitioners, along with his brothers, of the classic Venetian school of painting. In this image: Francesco Guardi, Venice, a View of the Rialto Bridge, Looking North, from the Fondamenta del Carbon, oil on canvas, 120 x 203.7cm. Estimated at £15-25 million.
View on the Grand Canal at San Geremia, Venice (1760-65)
Fire in the Oil Depot in San Marcuola (1789) Guardi 72 Drawings
*A veduta is a highly detailed, usually large-scale...
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Faith Ringgold. Activist, artist, painter, quiltmaker, writer & educator Born on this day in 1930

Faith Ringgold. Activist, artist, painter, quiltmaker, writer & educator Born on this day in 1930

1 month ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

Faith Ringgold, American People Series, The Flag is Bleeding, 1967, oil on canvas. Collection of the artist, c. Faith Ringgold. Courtesy ACA Galleries, NY.
October 08, 1930. Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an artist, best known for her narrative quilts that communicate her beliefs and her experience as an African-American.
Born and raised in Harlem, New York-one of the neighborhoods convulsed by the race riotsof the 60's -artist, writer, and educator Faith Ringgold was in her early thirties at the time, and focusing on painting landscapes. The daughter of...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

"Glad To See You"

"Glad To See You"

"Glad To See You", 8x8" oil on cradled 2" gesso board, $135At the J. Petter Gallery(269)857-2230 I was so "Glad To See" so many friendly faces at the Petter Gallery this past... Read more ...

Land, Sea, and Sky Painting, "Beach Day 7," by Amy Whitehouse

Land, Sea, and Sky Painting, "Beach Day 7," by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 18" x 36" $800 A serene view of land, sea, and sky,this oil painting provides a vista of calm. Read more ...

Bold Expressive Still Life Art Painting “MELODIA DEL RIO

Bold Expressive Still Life Art Painting “MELODIA DEL RIO

Oil on Canvas Read more ...

Early Paintings, How Far Have You Come?, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting

Early Paintings, How Far Have You Come?, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting

Every once in awhile, I like to review my painting files. I think it is extremely helpful, to see how your painting style has changed over the years. SOLD SOLD When I started... Read more ...

Belle Isle Farm

Belle Isle Farm

So back to Garden Cottage now after a couple of weeks staying in a campervan on the farm where I have a studio. I managed to get plenty of work done including a very large... Read more ...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The painting is inspired by my research and fascination with astronomy. The bands and waves of Jupiter are mesmerizing and I think you will be fascinated and intrigued with all... Read more ...

Asters in the Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Asters in the Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Asters in the Garden8x10 oil on canvas This was inspired from the Master's Garden in Granbury. I choice this path to highlight the cool colors of the aster and roses. Spending... Read more ...

Holy Family Christmas Nativity Original Oil Painting and Prints

Holy Family Christmas Nativity Original Oil Painting and Prints

Holy Familyoil primed panel6x6 3 original oil paintings available * prints and notecards available Inspired by the beauty of stained glass I painted this years ago and every... Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstracted Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Holiday Aspens -Red...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstracted Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Holiday Aspens -Red 4-2018 Series" by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Each year I paint a limited number of these snowy aspen pieces, to be released in November. Fall into Winter is my favorite time of year, and I paint... Read more ...

Baby sister

Baby sister

8 x 8 inches, oil painting on gessoed board Read more ...