The Concert by Vermeer

Vermeer, The Concert, 1658–1660 Oil on canvas, 72.5 x 64.7 cm ~One of approximately only 36 known works by Vermeer in the world ~ The subject is the making of music, suspended in time, at the split second just before...

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La Belle Dame sans Merci: Painting (1893) by John Waterhouse & Poem (1819) by John Keats

O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, Alone and palely loitering? The sedge has withered from the lake, And no birds sing. O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, So haggard and so woe-begone? The squirrel’s granary is full, And the harvest’s done. I see a lily on thy...

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Starry Night Sky (1889) by Vincent Van Gogh

Starry Night Sky (1889) by Vincent Van Gogh

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Ferri’s The First Thanksgiving

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday and to mark the occasion, we've chosen J.L.g Ferris's painting depicting the first Thanksgiving. The First Thanksgiving, reproduction of an oil painting by J.L.G. Ferris, early 20th century. Credit: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (neg. no....

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A Young Girl Reading (1776)

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Ophelia 1863-64 (Second Edition)

Arthur Hughes (27 January 1832 – 22 December 1915), was an English painter and illustrator associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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Bergaigne’s A Carnival Ball

Artist: Pierre Bergaigne Nationality: French Born: 1652 Died: 1708 A Carnival Ball , Oil on canvas 91.5 x 73.6 cm (3' x 28.98") Private collection

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Leighton’s Flaming June

We're introducing a new addition to Literati Lit. Art Mondays, where we plan to feature a favorite artist or painting. Artist: Lord Frederick Leighton Nationality: English Born: 1830 Died: 1896 Flaming June, c1895 Oil on canvas 120.6 x 120.6 cm (3' 11.48" x 3' 11.48") Museo de...

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Art and the Poetry of Desire by Sylvain Reynard

Dear Everyone, It’s a pleasure to be with you. I’d like to thank Amanda and the other members of this site for their generous invitation to join you and also for their support, which is much appreciated. In this...

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