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Rafael’s Drawings

There are many who do not enjoy Raphael’s beautiful paintings, not only because they despise his representation of human grandeur but also because they cannot accept him as one of the greats of the High Renaissance period. Perhaps a collection of his drawing would play a role in changing their minds. Study for the Three Graces A Soldier before the Cell of St Peter Study … Continue reading Rafael’s Drawings

Portrait of a Woman
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
The Met Museum of Art

5 Paintings in The Style of Rembrandt

Everyone loves Rembrandt, at least everyone that truly knows his work, however in that last few decades it has become obvious that his work was at times not really his own but done by those who followed him, admirers or just copycats. Although many not even close to the master himself, they are still beautiful works of art. Man with a Steel Gorget   Man … Continue reading 5 Paintings in The Style of Rembrandt

Public Domain

10 Works By The Forgotten El Lissitsky

El Lissitsky, the famous Suprematist, and advocate of the use of shapes, and contrasting color to create a new dimension within the modernity of art. Here are 10 of his most beautiful, as well as socially salient works. 10. Klinom Krasnim, 1920. 9. Proun, 1923 8. Self-Portrait, 1924. 7. Proun Study 1A, 1919. 6. Illustration From Children’s Book, 1919. 5. 19D(Moma), 1922. 4. Everything For … Continue reading 10 Works By The Forgotten El Lissitsky

ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 - 1917TitleHorse Galloping, Turning the Head to the Right, the Feet Not Touching the GroundDatedmid 1870s
CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

5 Exquisite Degas Sculptures

5. Arabesque Over The Right Leg 4. Dancer Looking at the Sole of Her Right Foot   3. Study in the Nude Dancer   2. Woman Seated in an Armchair, Wiping Her Left Armpit 1. Horse Galloping, Turning the Head to the Right, the Feet Not Touching the Ground Disclaimer: The Art of Polemics does not claim ownership of these images.All fifteen works of art shown in this … Continue reading 5 Exquisite Degas Sculptures

ArtistJudith LeysterArtist InfoDutch, 1609 - 1660TitleSelf-PortraitDatedc. 1630ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on canvasDimensionsoverall: 74.6 x 65.1 cm (29 3/8 x 25 5/8 in.) framed: 97.5 x 87.6 x 9.2 cm (38 3/8 x 34 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.)Accession No.1949.6.1CreditGift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods BlissCourtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

5 Remarkable Self-Portraits

5. Georg Friedrich Schmidt   4.Giovanni Francesco Barbieri 3.Nicolas de Largillierre 2.Judith Leyster 1.Rembrandt van Rijn Disclaimer: The Art of Polemics does not claim ownership of these images.All fifteen works of art shown in this article are the property of National Gallery of Art, whom have given permission to use these particular  images for non-profit, non-commercial and educational purposes. For more information visit: https://images.nga.gov/en/page/openaccess.html https://images.nga.gov Do not … Continue reading 5 Remarkable Self-Portraits

ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleThomas JeffersonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 66 x 54.5 cm (26 x 21 7/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 79.4 x 10.2 cm (35 1/2 x 31 1/4 x 4 in.)Accession No.1986.71.1CreditGift of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge IV in memory of his great-grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, his grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge II, and his father, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge III
ArtistGilbert StuartArtist InfoAmerican, 1755 - 1828TitleThomas JeffersonDatedc. 1821ClassificationPaintingMediumoil on woodDimensionsoverall: 66 x 54.5 cm (26 x 21 7/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 79.4 x 10.2 cm (35 1/2 x 31 1/4 x 4 in.)Accession No.1986.71.1CreditGift of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge IV in memory of his great-grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, his grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge II, and his father, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge III

10 Gilbert Stuart Paintings of Famous Americans

10. John Adams 9. James Madison   8. Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis(Washington’s granddaughter) 7. Thomas Jefferson  6. Sarah Homes Tappan   5. James Monroe 4.Abigail Adams 3. Sir John Dick 2. Samuel Alleyne Otis 1. George Washington Disclaimer: The Art of Polemics does not claim ownership of these images.All fifteen works of art shown in this article are the property of National Gallery of Art, whom have given … Continue reading 10 Gilbert Stuart Paintings of Famous Americans