Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Master of Veronica


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 15th Century artist of the Gothic movement, Master of Veronica [German, c.1395-c.1415] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Veronica_Master_of

The Master of Cologne is regarded as the most important painter in Cologne before Stefan Lochner who was influenced by him. His work is distinguished by soft contours and subtle color combinations.


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The Man of Sorrow with the Virgin and St Catherine

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St. Veronica with the Shroud of Christ (the Holy Kerchief)

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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Frances Anne Hopkins


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is an artist, Frances Anne Hopkins [Canadian, 1838-1919] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Hopkins_Frances_Anne

Frances Anne Hopkins was born in England on February 2, 1838, and died on March 5, 1919. (née Beechey) In 1858 she married an official of the Hudson Bay Company. She would not only travel to North America with him, but she would travel by voyageur canoe along fur trading routes. Along the way she would sketch scenes and activities of the trip. She is perhaps best know for her several large paintings of the voyageurs and their canoes and place herself in the seat of the canoe along with her husband and the paddlers.


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Canoe Manned by Voyageurs Passing a Waterfall (Canada)

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At Marquette, Michigan

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Canoes in a Fog, Lake Superior

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Left to Die

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Claude Raguet Hirst


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 20th Century artist, Claude Raguet Hirst [American, 1855-1942] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Hirst_Claude_Raguet

Claude Hirst — born Claudine — was the only acclaimed woman to work in the realistic style of still life painting known as trompe l’oeil(“fool the eye”), which flourished in America at the turn of the 20th century. Hirst’s intimately scaled oils and watercolors display her dazzling skill for rendering the surfaces and textures of objects.


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Parts and Pieces

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Poem ­ The Pleasure of Memory

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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Louis Royo


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 20th Century artist, Louis Royo [Spanish, 1954-] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Royo_Louis

Luis Royo was born in 1954 in Olalla, Teruel (Spain). He studied technical delineation, painting, decoration and interior design in the Industrial Mastery School and the Applied Arts School in Zaragoza. He also worked on several interior design studies between 1970 and 1979.

From 1972 to 1976 he took part in a series of collective painting exhibitions on a national level. In 1977 he created large-format paintings using mixed techniques, which were exhibited in several cities.

From 1978 on, he started drawing comics for different fanzines, and in 1980 his works were exhibited in the Angoulême Fair. His work as an illustrator has continued, and he is considered one of the foremost Fantasy Art illustrators in the world.


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Jacek Yerka


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 20th Century artist, Jacek Yerka [Polish, 1952-] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Yerka_Jacek

Painter Jacek Yerka was born in a small city in Northern Poland in the early 1950s. His developing years were spent playing amidst the wonderfully preserved architecture of medieval Europe, as his hometown was spared much of the bombing that beset Poland during the war. It is this environment of reddish brown brickwork that immediately calls to mind the works of Bosch and Brueghel, whose palette Yerka shares.


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The Cider Recipe

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Back To Nature

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Birth of Life

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Metropolis II

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Albrecht Altdorfer


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 16th Century artist, Albrecht Altdorfer [German, 1480?-1538] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Altdorfer_Albrecht

Altdorfer, Albrecht (c. 1480-1538). German painter and graphic artist working in Regensburg, of which town he was a citizen from 1505 onwards, the leading artist of the so-called Danube School.


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Portrait of a Young Woman

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Detail: Battle of Issus (The Battle of Alexander)

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Loth and his Daughters

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The Entombment of Christ

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Luca Signorelli


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 15th Century artist, Luca Signorelli [Italian, 1441-1523] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Signorelli_Luca

Luca Signorelli was an Italian painter from Cortona, active in various cities of central Italy, notably Arezzo, Florence, Orvieto, Perugia, and Rome. According to Vasari, Signorelli was a pupil of Piero della Francesca and this seems highly probable on stylistic grounds, for his solid figures and sensitive handling of light echo the work of the master. Signorelli differed from Piero, however, in his interest in the representation of action, which put him in line with contemporary Florentine artists such as the Pollaiuolo brothers. The Scourging of Christ (c. 1480), a signed processional banner for the church of Santa Maria del Mercato at Fabriano, reveals his developed handling of anatomy. Between 1477 and 1482 he decorated the Sacristy of St John in the Santuario della Santa Casa (Sanctuary of the Holy House) at Loreto.


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The Circumcision

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The Holy Family with Saint Catherine

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Resurrection of the Flesh

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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Gentile Massi


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 15th Century artist, Gentile Massi [Italian, 1370?-?1427] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Fabriano_Gentile_da

Italian painter in the International Gothic style. Originally named Gentile di Niccolò di Giovanni di Massio, he was named after his birthplace, Fabriano in the Marches. He carried out important commissions in several major Italian art centres and was recognized as one of the foremost artists of his day, but most of the work on which his great contemporary reputation was based has been destroyed. It included frescos in the Doges’ Palace in Venice (1408) and for St John Lateran in Rome (1427). In between he worked in Florence, Siena, and Orvieto.


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Adoration of the Child (Pala Strozzi)

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Nativity

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Four Saints of the Poliptych Quaratesi

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The Adoration of the Magi

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Bernardo Strozzi


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 17th Century artist of the Baroque movement, Bernardo Strozzi [Italian, 1581-1644] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Strozzi_Bernardo

Bernardo Strozzi (b. 1581 Genoa, Italy, d. 1644 Venice, Italy), was one of the most influential Italian painters and designers of the early 1600s, especially in Genoa and Venice. He briefly studied with a painter and antiquarian before his mother sent him to work with a Sienese painter in Genoa. Although he became a Capuchin monk and entered the monastery at San Barnabà in Genoa in 1598, he continued to paint, producing primarily devotional works. In 1610 Strozzi was given permission to leave the monastery in order to support his sick widowed mother and unmarried sister as a painter. In addition to painting in oils, he also painted frescoes, but few survive. Although he drew on the great variety of styles available in the busy cosmopolitan center of Genoa, Strozzi was perhaps most profoundly influenced by Caravaggio and the work of Caravaggio’s students.


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Allegory of Arts

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Lute Player

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Lamentation over the Dead Christ

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