Henry Guillaume SCHLESINGER ✿

Henry Guillaume SCHLESINGER (1814-1893) was a French-German painter, born in Frankfurt am Main in Prussia. He first studied at the Fine Arts Academy of Vienna, then continued his artistic education in Paris.

Paulina WILK, 1980 ✿

Paulina Wilk is a Polish painter and graphist born in 1980. She studied graphic design at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Maria Sklodowska-Curie where she graduated with honors. Her thesis was entitled "Illustrations in the magazines of Lubelskie in the years 1918-1938".

Mary Jane Q CROSS, 1951 ✿

Angelo mio
sento il tuo profumo nell'aria
volteggiarmi nel tuo spirito respiro
Ora, sento la tua anima
stringersi a me
nel tuo abbraccio così celestiale
e miracoloso...
Sembra caduto dal cielo!

~ Catherine La Rose©2022 ~

Mian SITU ~ Portraits ✿

Mian Situ (司徒绵) Chinese/American artist born in 1953 in Southern China, Mian Situ’s received his formal art training in his native homeland of Guangdong, formerly Canton.  During his schooling, he experimented with various artistic styles such as impressionism, post-impressionism and expressionism. He was also deeply influenced by the 19th Century European Academic Realism that traveled to Russia and was eventually imported to China.

Hans CANON ✿

Hans Canon or Johann von Straschiripka (1829-1885) was an Austrian history and portrait painter. Hans Canon attended the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts from 1845 and had Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller and Carl Rahl as teachers.

Raoul DUFY ~ Still Life/Flowers ✿

Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) was a French painter, set designer and draftsman, Raoul Dufy was Influenced by Boudin's impressionism, he later sided with the Fauves, but his training took place irregularly, having had to start working already at fourteen.

Ritornello amoroso di Catherine La Rose

Ti ho lasciato andare
come un mare impetuoso
a disfare il giorno
spettinare le ore
e stordire in questo disordine
il canto di un passero giocoso

Piotr TOPOLSKI, 1960 ✿

Piotr Topolski is a contemporary talented Polish Portrait Painter, he was born in Kielce in 1960. He attended Krakow's Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. He specialises in oil portraiture in the traditional painting style of the Old Masters.