Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson


Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 19th Century artist, Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson [French, 1767-1824] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Girodet-Trioson_Anne-Louis

Anne-Louis Girodet, original name Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy, in full (after 1806) Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (born January 29, 1767, Montargis, France — died December 9, 1824, Paris), painter whose works exemplify the first phase of Romanticism in French art.

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Pygmalion et Galatée

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The Sleep of Endymion

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Ossian receiving the Ghosts of the French Heroes

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Head of a Woman in a Turban

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: I Hiroshige


Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 19th Century artist, I Hiroshige [Japanese, 1797-1858] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Hiroshige_Ando

Hiroshige (1797-1858), Japanese painter and printmaker, known especially for his landscape prints. The last great figure of the Ukiyo-e, or popular, school of printmaking, he transmuted everyday landscapes into intimate, lyrical scenes that made him even more successful than his contemporary, Hokusai.

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Ushimachi, Takanawa

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Hiroshige – 16 Thumbnail images

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Moon Pine, Ueno

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The Plum Garden in Kameido

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Antonio Canova


Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 19th Century artist of the Neoclassicist movement, Antonio Canova [Italian, 1757-1822] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Canova_Antonio

Antonio Canova (b. 1757 Possagno, Italy, d. 1822 Venice, Italy), was an Italian sculptor. Called “the supreme minister of beauty” and “a unique and truly divine man” by contemporaries, Antonio Canova was considered the greatest sculptor of his time. Despite his lasting reputation as a champion of Neoclassicism, Canova’s earliest works displayed a late Baroque or Rococo sensibility that was appealing to his first patrons, nobility from his native Venice.

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The Repentant Mary Magdalene

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Apollo Crowning Himself (Apollo che si incorona)

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The Three Graces

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Herm of a Vestal Virgin

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Vladimir Tatlin


Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 20th Century artist, Vladimir Tatlin [Russian, 1885-1953] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Tatlin_Vladimir

Vladimir Yevgrafovich Tatlin was born in the Russian Republic in 1885. He worked as a painter and architect. With Kazimir Malevich he became one of the two most important figures in the Russian avant-garde art movement of the 1920s.

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Sailor (Self Portrait)

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Portrait of the Artist

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Tatlin’s Tower (schematic)

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Wassily Kandinsky


Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 20th Century artist of the Bauhaus movement, Wassily Kandinsky [Russian, 1866-1944] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Kandinsky_Wassily

“Black is like the silence of the body after death, the close of life.”— Wassily Kandinsky, 1911

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Autumn in Bavaria

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Sweet Event

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Composition IV

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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Il Sodoma


Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 16th Century artist, Il Sodoma [Italian, 1477?-1549] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Bazzi_Giovanni_Antonio

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St. George and the Dragon

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Saint Benedict and His Monks Eating in the Refectory

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St. Sebastian

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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Master of Veronica


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


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


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


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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