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Famous Dog portrait painting A Jack in Office

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Famous Dog portrait painting A Jack in Office

Dog Portrait Paintings A Jack in Office was painted by Landseer in 1833. The title is a slang expression for a pompous government official. It is a pun on the principal character: a Jack Russell terrier. A critic described how ‘the well-fed and much caressed dog…keeps others from testing the food of which he has had too much’. Dimensions: Height: 50.2 cm, Width: 66.1 cm. dog paintings by famous artists

Countryside Paintings Giving a Bite

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Countryside Paintings Giving a Bite

Countryside Oil Paintings Giving a Bite was painted by Mulready in 1834. The artist has neatly caught the expression of the boy holding the apple, anxious about the larger lad taking more than his fair share. This nervousness is echoed by the pet monkey, who is afraid that the dog will take a bite out of him. Dimensions: Height: 50.4 cm estimate, Width: 39 cm countryside paintings for sale

Classical Oil Paintings The Drovers Departure A Scene in the Grampians

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Classical Oil Paintings The Drovers Departure A Scene in the Grampians

Classical Paintings A Scene in the Grampians was painted by Landseer in 1835. This painting depicts a Highland drover setting out from the Grampian Mountains in Scotland to drive cattle and sheep to the English markets. In 1855 a French critic described it as ‘a curious picture of national manners–interesting as a page of Sir Walter Scott’. classical paintings for sale

This painting draws on the traditions that were already passing away rapidly, the great drives of highland cattle and sheep south to the English markets necessary to bring fresh meat to the consumer in the days before refrigeration. It captures the wild beauties of the Scottish landscape and the rugged individuality of the highlanders. In the elaborate composition, there are many people as well as sheep, a pony, a horse, deer, cattle, goats, dogs and a hen with chicks. Dimensions: Height: 125.8 cm, Width: 191.2 cm painting reproductions for sale

Picasso Painting Three Musicians

Saturday, April 21st, 2012
Three Musicians was painted in 1921 by Pablo Picasso. This celebrated work, now in the New York Museum of Modern Art, is part of series painted while was with his young family in the Fontaineblueau in the summer of 1921. It marks a return to high Synthetic Cubism and his enduring Commedia dellArte imaginary, commenced in the early days in Paris. His continuing association with teh refined world of ballet, through his wife and through his work designing sets and costumes for Diaghilev, is evident throughout.
Three Musicians is a large painting measuring more than 2 meters wide and high. It is painted in the style of Synthetic Cubism and gives the appearance of cut paper. Picasso paints three musicians made of flat, brightly colored, abstract shapes in a shallow, boxlike room. On the left is a clarinet player, in the middle a guitar player, and on the right a singer holding sheets of music. They are dressed as familiar figures: Pierrot, wearing a blue and white suit; Harlequinn, in an orange and yellow diamond-pattered custome; and, at right, a friar in a black robe. In front of Pierrot stands a table with a pipe and other objects, while beneath him is a dog, whose belly, legs, and tail peep out behind the musician’s legs.
Like the boxy brown stage on which the three musicians perform, everything in this painting is made up of flat shapes. Behind each musician, the light brown floor is in a different place, extending much farther toward the left than the right. Framing the picture, the floor and the flat walls make the room lopsided, but the musicians seem steady. Music Makers in Harmony; It is hard to tell where one musician starts and another stops, because the shapes that create them intersect and overlap, as if they were paper cutouts. Pierrot, the figure in blue and white, holds a clarinet in his hands; one hand is connected to a long, thin, black arm, while the other hand lacks an arm. Three Musicians emphasizes lively colors, angular shapes, and flat patterns.

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Three Musicians was painted in 1921 by Pablo Picasso. This celebrated work, now in the New York Museum of Modern Art, is part of series painted while was with his young family in the Fontaineblueau in the summer of 1921. It marks a return to high Synthetic Cubism and his enduring Commedia dellArte imaginary, commenced in the early days in Paris. His continuing association with teh refined world of ballet, through his wife and through his work designing sets and costumes for Diaghilev, is evident throughout. Picasso Paintings for sale

Three Musicians is a large painting measuring more than 2 meters wide and high. It is painted in the style of Synthetic Cubism and gives the appearance of cut paper. Picasso paints three musicians made of flat, brightly colored, abstract shapes in a shallow, boxlike room. On the left is a clarinet player, in the middle a guitar player, and on the right a singer holding sheets of music. They are dressed as familiar figures: Pierrot, wearing a blue and white suit; Harlequinn, in an orange and yellow diamond-pattered custome; and, at right, a friar in a black robe. In front of Pierrot stands a table with a pipe and other objects, while beneath him is a dog, whose belly, legs, and tail peep out behind the musician’s legs.  buy Picasso Painting

Like the boxy brown stage on which the three musicians perform, everything in this painting is made up of flat shapes. Behind each musician, the light brown floor is in a different place, extending much farther toward the left than the right. Framing the picture, the floor and the flat walls make the room lopsided, but the musicians seem steady. Music Makers in Harmony; It is hard to tell where one musician starts and another stops, because the shapes that create them intersect and overlap, as if they were paper cutouts. Pierrot, the figure in blue and white, holds a clarinet in his hands; one hand is connected to a long, thin, black arm, while the other hand lacks an arm. Three Musicians emphasizes lively colors, angular shapes, and flat patterns.

Monet Painting Impression Sunrise

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

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Claude Monet painting Impressions, Sunrise shows the port of Le Havre in the morning. In the background, some of the ships anchor; their silhouette disappears in the mist, though. In the foreground three small boats appear dimly. The water reflects the light of the rising sun. Monet composed the majority of the painting in blue and violet, but the reflection of the sun on the water is painted in orange. The ships in the background serve as a structuring element and create linear structures.

The diagonally arranged boats create the impression of the spatial distance, while Monet renounced at composition and further spatial effects. The aim of Impression, Sunrise is just the accurate reproduction of the very impression and its resulting mood. The atmospheric effect dominates and marginalizes the importance of the object’s shape. In order to capture the constant change of light and the flicker of the air clearly, Monet painted with small, short strokes. Monet Painting for sale

From the 15th April to 15th May 1874 Monet exhibited his work together with Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, and some other thirty artists. They organized their exhibition on their own as they were usually rejected at the Paris Salon. Most visitors were disgusted and even outraged over such a “graffiti”. Monet’s Impression, Sunrise “enjoyed” the most attention and some visitors even claimed that they were absolutely unable to recognize what was shown at all. The criticism that the paintings were nothing but some sketches meant that the visitors stayed away and the costs could not be met. Nevertheless, the term “Impressionists” became quickly popular and the participating artists started to call themselves “Exposition des Impressionistes”. buy Monet Painting