Last Supper – Tintoretto | [HR] Paintings & Info

The Last Supper is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Jacopo Tintoretto. An oil painting on canvas executed in 1592–94, it is housed in the Basilica di...

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The Last Supper is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Jacopo Tintoretto. An oil painting on canvas executed in 1592–94, it is housed in the Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, northern Italy. Tintoretto depicted the Last Supper several times during his artistic career. His earlier paintings for the Chiesa di San Marcuola (1547) and for the Chiesa di San...

Hyperrealist Water Paintings by Carina Francioso

Carina Francioso is an internationally recognized Visual Artist with works held in private collections in Canada, USA and across Europe. Carina Francioso’s obsession to detail...

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Carina Francioso is an internationally recognized Visual Artist with works held in private collections in Canada, USA and across Europe. Carina Francioso’s obsession to detail and meticulousness is clearly demonstrated through her realistic oil paintings. It is her attention to detail that won her the Jocelyn Cowan Award, recognizing artists for their excellent performance in...

The Yellow House – Van Gogh | [HR] Painting & Info

The Yellow House alternatively named The Street is an 1888 oil painting by the 19th-century Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. The painting was executed in...

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The Yellow House alternatively named The Street is an 1888 oil painting by the 19th-century Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. The painting was executed in September 1888, at which time Van Gogh sent a sketch of the composition to his brother Theo: Initially, Van Gogh titled the painting as The House and its environment (French: La Maison et...

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II – Gustav Klimt | [HR] Painting & Info

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II is a 1912 painting by Gustav Klimt. Adele Bloch-Bauer (1881–1925) was a refined art-loving Viennese salon lady, a patron and close friend...

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Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II is a 1912 painting by Gustav Klimt. Adele Bloch-Bauer (1881–1925) was a refined art-loving Viennese salon lady, a patron and close friend of Gustav Klimt. Adele Bloch-Bauer was the wife of Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, a wealthy industrialist who sponsored the arts and supported Gustav Klimt. Adele Bloch-Bauer was the only person whose portrait was...

Interesting Facts about Caravaggio’s Paintings

Michelangelo Merisi (Michele Angelo Merigi or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (28 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily from the early 1590s to 1610. His paintings combine a...

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Michelangelo Merisi (Michele Angelo Merigi or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (28 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily from the early 1590s to 1610. His paintings combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, which had a formative influence on Baroque painting. Source [WikiPedia] Shop These Van Gogh Artworks Large...

Interesting Facts About Namibian Rock Art

Deep in the Namib Desert, paintings which are thousands of years old decorate the surface of dusty rock forms; brightly coloured stick figures hunt down...

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Deep in the Namib Desert, paintings which are thousands of years old decorate the surface of dusty rock forms; brightly coloured stick figures hunt down their elegantly drawn prey before throwing their tarnished spears skyward in celebration, whilst elsewhere scratchily drawn Bushmen dance jubilantly round a crackling fire etched in the warmest ochre. These paintings...

Artist Reimagines Classical Paintings With Pop Culture Characters

An artist on Tumblr, who goes by the name Lothlenan (a.k.a. “Chubby Unicorn“), has recreated a collection of classical paintings with characters from pop culture video games, animated...

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An artist on Tumblr, who goes by the name Lothlenan (a.k.a. “Chubby Unicorn“), has recreated a collection of classical paintings with characters from pop culture video games, animated films, and television shows. It’s amazing how century-old paintings take on such a modern feel when combined with elements of Anime! To explore more about the artist, visit Tumblr Via...

This Tiny Chapel is Home to Some of the Greatest Marble Sculptures in History

Located in the heart of Naples’ historic district is Cappella Sansevero, a small chapel/museum that is home to some of the greatest marble sculptures ever carved....

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Located in the heart of Naples’ historic district is Cappella Sansevero, a small chapel/museum that is home to some of the greatest marble sculptures ever carved. It houses 28 works of art by many of the leading Italian artists of the 18th century. The chapel’s patron, Raimondo di Sangro, Prince of Sansevero, played a prominent role...

Interesting Facts About “Washington Crossing the Delaware”

George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25–26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a...

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George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25–26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against the Hessian forces in Trenton, New Jersey, on the morning of December 26. Planned in partial secrecy, Washington led a column of Continental Army troops across the icy Delaware River in a...

Ceiling of the Room of the Giants in Palazzo del Tè, Mantua, Italy

Palazzo del Te or Palazzo Te is a palace in the suburbs of Mantua, Italy. It is a fine example of the mannerist style of architecture, and...

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Palazzo del Te or Palazzo Te is a palace in the suburbs of Mantua, Italy. It is a fine example of the mannerist style of architecture, and the acknowledged masterpiece of Giulio Romano. As a young assistant in Raphael’s studio, he worked on the frescos in the Vatican loggias to designs by Raphael and in Raphael’s Stanze in...

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