Cinnabar Color History

The extravagant, brilliant red envelops an entire room in the luxurious villa outside Pompeii. Continue reading “Cinnabar Color History”

Egyptian Blue or Cerulean

The first known artificial pigment was blue, created during the bronze age in ancient Egypt. Continue reading “Egyptian Blue or Cerulean”

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Arcimboldo’s predominantly brown picture is an ingenious metaphor Continue reading “Giuseppe Arcimboldo”

Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur

Throughout her life, Rosa Bonheur ceaselessly reviewed her childhood, Continue reading “Rosa Bonheur”

Aelbert Cuyp

Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp (1620 – 1691) was one of the leading Continue reading “Aelbert Cuyp”

Painters of Light

As the Utrecht painters used light to heighten the effect of their paintings, Continue reading “Painters of Light”

The drumming of a ruffed grouse entertained me in a way that I find impossible to describe. ~ George Mikschi Sutton

George Mikschi Sutton

When I was very young, I loved birds dearly, but Continue reading “George Mikschi Sutton”

Arthur B. Singer

I started drawing drawing as soon as I could hold a pencil. Continue reading “Arthur B. Singer”

Don Richard Eckelberry

Nature art has always lived in a sort of no-man’s land between art and science. Continue reading “Don Richard Eckelberry”

Owen J. Gromme

Owen J. Gromme (1896-1991)

Bird Art is man’s highest expression in color and form of his appreciations of one of God’s most beautiful creatures. Continue reading “Owen J. Gromme (1896-1991)”

The Derby Day by William Frith

Packed with action and color, William Frith’s Continue reading “The Derby Day by William Frith”

Florine Stettheimer

Most other female artists worked in Europe Continue reading “Florine Stettheimer”

Painter’s Colic

To repair the ravages of painter’s colic, Continue reading “Painter’s Colic”

Anna Hyatt Huntington

In the early part of the thirties women artists Continue reading “Anna Hyatt Huntington”

Cecilia Beaux ~ Portrait Painter

Huntington  and seventy-eight year old Cecilia Beaux Continue reading “Cecilia Beaux ~ Portrait Painter”

Alice Neel

In the course of the decade 1932 + many other women artists had the chance to gain Continue reading “Alice Neel”

Wynona Mulcaster Short Bio

Wynona Mulcaster (1915 –  2016) was a Canadian Continue reading “Wynona Mulcaster Short Bio”

Édouard Manet Short Bio

Édouard Manet (1832 – 1883) was a French Continue reading “Édouard Manet Short Bio”

isabella-stewart-gardner portrait by John Singer Sargent

8 Times… ~ John Singer Sargent

My reason for posting this at all about Sargent Continue reading “8 Times… ~ John Singer Sargent”

Catherine O’Keeffe Klenert

Two of Georgia O’Keeffe’s sisters were also Continue reading “Catherine O’Keeffe Klenert”