Sunday, April 8, 2012

The Bathers - Oil Painting by French Painter Gustave Courbet 1853


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The Woman in the Waves - Oil Painting by French Painter Gustave Courbet 1868


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Nude Woman with Dog - Oil Painting by French Painter Gustave Courbet 1868


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The beautiful kitchen - Oil Painting by French Artist François Boucher 18th Century

Young Woman Sleeping - Nude Pastel and Chalk Drawing by French Artist François Boucher 1760

Venus and Cupid - Gouache Painting by French Artist François Boucher 1752

Portrait of Marie-Louis O’Murphy (Nude on a Sofa) - Oil Painting by French Artist François Boucher 1752

Marie-Louise O'Murphy de Boisfaily (21 October 1737 – 11 December 1814) was one of the younger mistresses of King Louis XV of France. Wikipedia link

Odalisque - Nude Painting by French Artist François Boucher 1749

Leda and the Swan - Painting by French Artist François Boucher 1741

Hercules and Omfala - Painting by French Artist François Boucher 1735

The Birth and Triumph of Venus - Oil Painting by French Artist François Boucher 1740

The Seven Virtues - Frescoes by Italian Painter and Architect Giotto - 1306

Giotto di Bondone (1266/7 – January 8, 1337), better known simply as Giotto, was an Italian painter and architect from Florence in the late Middle Ages. He is generally considered the first in a line of great artists who contributed to the Italian Renaissance.

 These frescoes are from Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Charity

Faith

Fortitude

Hope

Justice

Prudence

Temperance

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Nestlé's Food for Infants - Advertisement Illustration by Czech Artist Alphonse Mucha 1897

Calendar of cherry blossom - Poster by Czech Artist Alphonse Mucha 1898

Salome - Decorative Illustrations by Czech Artist Alphonse Mucha 1897

Alfons Maria Mucha (24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), known in English as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist,known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs.

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