Paris Museums: Love is in the Air
By Theadora Brack Oops, I did it again. I attended an exposition’s “vernissage” (literally, the “varnishing”—what we would call the opening), and became smitten with the show and its fine-looking c…
Pèlerinage à l'île de Cythère
Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721), Pèlerinage à l'île de Cythère (détail) / Pilgrimage to the isle of Cythera (detail) © RMN-Grand Palais / Musée du Louvre - Stéphane Maréchalle
Madame De Pompadour
About This Piece Madame de Pompadour oil on canvas Boucher Francois Alte Pinakothek Munich Germany The Bridgeman Art Library Figurative Art Think reality delights? You bet your walls do too. So, why not introduce them to our collection of figurative art. Make acquaintance with inspiring muses of famous masters or get a glimpse of pop culture icons caught on camera. Any masterpieces you choose will give your space a unique story to share in our handcrafted frames. Product Details The Print…
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Description The pleasure-loving character of the Rococo is joyously expressed in this delightful painting by Fragonard. A young couple enjoys the seclusion of a rustic retreat. Branches, leaves, and flowers form an embroidered arbor around the pair that contributes to the frivolity of the scene. Fragonard’s tactile brushwork creates a voluptuous surface that complements the subject. The pretty young girl plays the temptress to the boy who is the willing object of her affection. Above his…
With a history dating back to 1888, the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Collection includes over 31,000 works from antiquity to the present, encompassing painting, drawing, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, video art and installations, and textiles. The Museum’s collections of American decorative arts, German Expressionist prints and paintings, folk and Haitian art, and American art after 1960 are among the nation’s finest. Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Shepherdess.