– This painting can be classified as an example of the Rococo Revival made by an Italian artist. The revival of the style was popular throughout Europe during the 19th century. Italian artists who wanted to study contemporary art adapted the Rococo style.
– This captivating piece is appropriate for couples who share music as their passion.
Apollo and Daphne
– Paintings of mythological themes are among the best works of John William Waterhouse. His interpretations of Greek and Roman legends are emotionally charged and filled with symbolism.
– The story of Apollo and Daphne is a popular subject in art. The story was portrayed in many paintings as well as in a sculpture by Bernini.
– Arrufos is Almeida’s most popular work. It was well received by critics when it was exhibited in Rio de Janeiro in 1887 and it was purchased by the Brazilian Imperial government for the Academy of Fine Arts in Rio in 1888.
– This piece has been compared to Retour du Bal (1879) by Henri Gervex.
Gianciotto Discovers Paolo and Francesca
– J.A.D. Ingres was known for his portraits but he regarded himself as a painter of history. At that time, history painting was the highest goal in academic art.
– The story of Gianciotto, Francesca and Paolo has inspired several paintings and has also been adapted for the theatre and opera.
In the Garden
– Renoir is unique among the Impressionists because he preferred painting the human figure rather than landscapes. His outdoor scenes are among his most recognizable paintings.
– It is believed that Renoir used only five colors in his palette during his early career. Although he changed and experimented throughout his career, vibrant colors became the defining characteristic of his works.
Lovers in a Cafe
– Gotthardt Kuehl was an internationally recognized German painter. He was one of the artists who brought Impressionism to Dresden.
– Seeing this lighthearted scene might persuade you to enjoy a relaxing date with your better half in a cafe.
– This is one of the first works that Tissot painted upon arriving in London. He had less than one hundred francs when he arrived and the first few paintings were his attempts to rebuild his career.
– The costumes and the narrative of this work were intended to appeal to the British public. Due to the popularity of this piece, it was reproduced as an engraving by John Ballin.
The Lovers Gift
– Nicaise de Keyser was quite a successful artist during his lifetime. He produced about 350 paintings. One of his paintings inspired the Belgian writer Hendrik Conscience to write a book.
– This laid-back scene can be soothing for a bedroom or any room in the house where couples want to relax.
The Path Of Roses
– Yeames’ works were popular with the British public but he and other artists at the St. John’s Wood Clique found it hard to exhibit their work at the Royal Academy and other prestigious galleries. It wasn’t until 1859 when Yeames was able to display his
The Progress of Love: Love Letters
– The Progress of Love cycle was rejected by Madame du Barry who was a victim of Robespierre’s Reign of Terror. There was no telling what the revolutionaries would have done to the paintings if they were found in du Barry’s chateau.
– This work projects an intimate and sensual mood that was typical in the Rococo movement. Symbolism in the sculptures is an important element of the work but the mood evoked by the picture can be instantly transmitted to its viewers just by looking at the subjects.