Superferry Supergraphics

SUPERFERRY SUPERGRAPHICS

Large ferryboats carrying cars and passengers on comparatively long overnight runs are common in the Mediterranean and Baltic sea areas...

Brangwyn in San Francisco

BRANGWYN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956), Wikipedia entry here , was British artist whose paintings and murals have always fascinated me. My post...

 
 
 
Louis Denis-Valvérane the Painter Who Also Was Vald'Es the Cartoonist

LOUIS DENIS-VALVÉRANE THE PAINTER WHO ALSO WAS VALD'ES THE CARTOONIST

Louis Denis-Valvérane (1870-1943) was a Provençal painter and illustrator/cartoonist who is perhaps best known for his racy cartoons...

New Book About Haddon Sundblom

NEW BOOK ABOUT HADDON SUNDBLOM

Haddon Sundblom (1899-1976) was a leading illustrator for many years and influential in the careers of other illustrators. Now Dan...

 
 
 
Edwin Davenport: An Illustrator Whose Career Seemed to Peak Around 1927

EDWIN DAVENPORT: AN ILLUSTRATOR WHOSE CAREER SEEMED TO PEAK AROUND 1927

Biographical information for the illustrator Edmund Davenport must be someplace, but I can't seem to find it by Googling. Nor can I...

Lionel-Noël Royer, French Painter of History

LIONEL-NOËL ROYER, FRENCH PAINTER OF HISTORY

Lionel-Noël Royer (1852-1926), according to his English language Wikipedia entry , is best known for his large paintings of the life...

 
 
 
University of Bristol's Mills Tower

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL'S MILLS TOWER

Most tours of England's West Country take in the city of Bath, that once was a Roman site and for many is a Jane Austen mecca. But...

Pierre-Georges Jeanniot: From War to Salons

PIERRE-GEORGES JEANNIOT: FROM WAR TO SALONS

Pierre-Georges Jeanniot (1848-1934) fought in the Franco-Prussian war, later rising to the rank of Major. When offered promotion to...

 
 
 
Albert Beck Wenzell's Upper-Crust Illustration Subjects

ALBERT BECK WENZELL'S UPPER-CRUST ILLUSTRATION SUBJECTS

Albert Beck Wenzell (1864-1917) isn't widely known today, even by illustration buffs such as me. That might be because most of his...

Isaac Israëls' Sketchy Style

ISAAC ISRAËLS' SKETCHY STYLE

Isaac Lazarus Israëls (1865-1934) was a Dutch painter and son of Josef Israëls, an important 19th century artist. His Wikipedia entry...

 
 
 
Peter Helck, Painter of Ancient Car Races

PETER HELCK, PAINTER OF ANCIENT CAR RACES

Actually, Peter Helck (1893-1988) illustrated other topics than early-1900s Vanderbilt Cup races and such, though many of his subjects...

Eugène Galien-Laloue's Paris

EUGÈNE GALIEN-LALOUE'S PARIS

Eugène Galien-Laloue (1854-1941) was a prolific painter of landscapes and cityscapes, and is best known for his depictions of Paris....

 
 
 
Gottlieb Theodor von Hartenkampf Kempf, Portraitist

GOTTLIEB THEODOR VON HARTENKAMPF KEMPF, PORTRAITIST

Gottlieb Theodor von Hartenkampf Kempf, sometimes rendered Gottlieb Theodor Kempf von Hartenkampf - I'm not sure which is preferred...

Richard Lack: American Classicist and Symbolist

RICHARD LACK: AMERICAN CLASSICIST AND SYMBOLIST

Richard F. Lack (1928-2009) was somehow able to make a living as a professional artist in the second half of the 20th century while...

 
 
 
Wilhelm Trübner's Flat Brushwork

WILHELM TRÜBNER'S FLAT BRUSHWORK

Wilhelm Trübner (1851-1917) created smoothly-painted scenes early in his career, but by his 30s had drifted to styles with increased...

Poster: Stadtbahnstation Karlsplatz, Vienna

POSTER: STADTBAHNSTATION KARLSPLATZ, VIENNA

Otto Koloman Wagner (1841-1918) was one of the first architects to move away from Classicism towards Modernism. His mature style was...

 
 
 
Helene Schjerfbeck: From Skilled Realism To

HELENE SCHJERFBECK: FROM SKILLED REALISM TO

Helene Schjerfbeck (1862-1946) is widely regarded as one of Finland's most significant artists. I'd put her raw talent up there with...

Neuschwanstein Murals by August Spieß

NEUSCHWANSTEIN MURALS BY AUGUST SPIEß

This post is frustrating to write. That's because I want to make a point, but have nearly zero in the way of illustrations to support...

 
 
 
The rue Mallet-Stevens Then and Now

THE RUE MALLET-STEVENS THEN AND NOW

A while ago I wrote about the French architect Robert Mallet-Stevens and included some period images of the rue Mallet-Stevens in Paris'...

Seen at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

SEEN AT THE BRISTOL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

The tour bus arrived at the hotel soon enough for me to get my suitcase to my room and then quickly walk across town, arriving at the...

 
 
 



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 ...

Øvre Vollgate 9 / Pushak

Øvre Vollgate 9 / Pushak

© Ivan Brodey Architects: Pushak Location: Dronningens gate 4, 0152 Oslo, Norway Area: 3000.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey Text description... Read more ...

MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

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AQUAMAN 41

AQUAMAN 41

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Bodyscape 12

Bodyscape 12

Seated female nude figure, close up body shapes. Read more ...

FARM, RANCH, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

FARM, RANCH, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

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Joan Miró - part 21

Joan Miró - part 21

Joan Miró (1893 Barcelona, Spain - 1983 Palma de Mallorca, Spain).Early in his career, Miró primarily painted still-lifes, landscapes, and genre scenes. Influences ranging from... Read more ...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

This 12"x12"x1.25" Fine Art Print is available for $99.00 HERE Read more ...

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Happy Campers" ©2018 Niki Gulley8" x 16" textured oil painting Painted on location, I loved these colorful campers we came across at this “glamping” park, and I just had to... Read more ...

Reconstructed Past / MABIRE REICH Architectes

Reconstructed Past / MABIRE REICH Architectes

© Guillaume Satre Architects: MABIRE REICH Architectes Location: 91620 Nozay, France Area: 1306.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Guillaume Satre Engineers: Otéis Acoustics... Read more ...

Contemporary Bold Expressive New Mexico Landscape Painting “Outside Taos” by...

Contemporary Bold Expressive New Mexico Landscape Painting “Outside Taos” by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

16"x20" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...