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A River Landscape - Asher Brown Durand 1858 - de Young
Oil on canvas 32 x 48 (81.3 x 121.9 cm) A River Landscape - Asher Brown Durand 1858 de Young Museum deyoung.famsf.org Golden Gate Park - 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive - San Francisco, CA 94118
Title: Forenoon Artist: Asher Brown Durand Region: USA Period: 1847 Material: oil on canvas Dimensions: 73 1/4 x 61x 5 3/4 in. On view in the museum
Flower Pots and Romanticism: The 10 Second Poke Bonnet
Hats!"Portrait of a Woman Seated Beneath a Tree" by Merry Joseph Blondel, 1830 I love hats! The right hat can complete an outfit in a way no other accessory can. For women in particular, hats, caps, bonnets, and veils were indispensable until about 1980 (in the USA, that is. Many countries still wear hats much…
‘Naples and Capri’, Francis Towne, 1786 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Naples and Capri’, Francis Towne, 1786 on display at Tate Britain. Towne was one of a pioneering generation of watercolour artists who endowed the medium, traditionally associated with rather humble, descriptive artistic work, with a new sense of ambition. In 1780–81 he travelled in Italy, sketching the landscape. On his return he received commissions for watercolours based on these observational sketches, of which this one. The sense of abstract design and the clarity of…
During the eighteenth century, the relationship between humans and the non-human world became very ambiguous. Literature written during this time period focused on “the paradoxical recognition that [mankind] both master and are mastered by the non-human world” (Hitt 126). Nature is encompassed in this non-human world. In the eighteenth century, the Age of Enlightenment emerged,…
The Village Inn by Arthur Claude Strachan
The Village Inn is a painting by Arthur Claude Strachan which was uploaded on May 9th, 2014. The painting may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.