Jean François PORTAELS (1818-1895)✿ Part.2

Jean François PORTAELS (1818-1895) was a Belgian orientalist painter. He was also the director of the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Jean Portaels was an extremely prolific and professional artist. He loved  making huge oil paintings adorning the walls of St Jacques-sur-Caudenberg; biblical scenes, such as The Daughter of Sion Reviled (in the Brussels Gallery), The Death of Judas, The Magi travelling to Bethlehem and The Drought in Judaea; genre pictures, such as A Box in the Theatre at Budapest (Brussels Gallery), portraits of officials and of high society, Oriental scenes and. He also loved to draw and paint beautiful pictures of exotic female figures and exotic life.

Victoria SELBACH ✿

'Se non fosse
per la maledetta voglia
di averti
non starei qui
a chattare con il buio...'

~ Catherine La Rose© ~
tratto da "La Venere laguna del gondoliere"


Marcel POURET (1870 - ) ✿

Marcel POURET (1870-?) pittore e disegnatore francese, è nato ad Ars-sur-Moselle nel 1870. Ha vissuto a Nancy. I suoi maestri erano Larcher e Bonnat. Marcel Pouret è apparso al Salon of Nancy tra il 1896 e il 1920 con dipinti (paesaggi della Bretagna, Malzéville e vista del villaggio della Lorena) e disegni (ritratti di donne e bambini).
Era un professore all'Ecole des Beaux Arts di Nancy.


Kees VAN DONGEN (1877-1968) ✿ Part.2

Kees Van Dongen (1877-1968) Dutch, French fauvist painter, known for his vibrant paintings and prints of almond-eyed women and bourgeois leisure scenes.

Berthe MORISOT (1841-1895) ~ Still Life ✿


Duffy SHERIDAN ✿ Part.2

Duffy Sheridan is a Realistic Figurative painter, 1947.  Has been painting since he was a child at the knee of his father who was a highly regarded artist. He is entirely self-taught and is driven by the spirituality of his work as a member of the Baha'i Faith. He is highly influenced by his emphasis on achieving the highest spiritual levels possible in his work.