Sarkis DIRANIAN (1854-1938) ✿

Sarkis Diranian (1854-1938) è stato un pittore orientalista armeno. Originario dell'Impero Ottomano, si è stabilito per molti anni a Parigi. Nacque a Istanbul e studiò arte presso la scuola di disegno e pittura aperta in via Hamalbaşi a Beyoglu dall'artista francese Pierre Desire Guillemet nel 1875.

Adolfo BELIMBAU (1845-1938) ✿

Adolfo Belimbau (1845-1938) was an Italian painter. He was born in a Cairo, Egypt to an Italian Sephardic Jewish family from Tuscany. Belimbau was influenced by the Macchiaioli painters, and was a colleague and friend of the painters Vittorio Matteo Corcos, Ulvi Liegi, and Alberto Pisa.

Ralf HEYNEN - Fine Arts Painter ✿

Ralf Heynen is a figurative painter of classical realism from Netherlands. His technique is based upon effective use of light and tonality and very fine brushstrokes. These strong light effects and the subtle use of colour are typical of his work which leads to sophisticated and detailed paintings.

Jimmy LAWLOR /Surrealist painter ✿

Surrealist painter Jimmy Lawlor was born in Wexford in 1967. He now lives in Westport, in the magnificent West of Ireland. Lawlor has been exhibiting for over 20 years. His work is based not only on the Irish sense of humour, but on the vivid realisation that the old way of life will have vanished by our next generation.


Sarkis Diranian (1854-1938) was an Armenian orientalist painter. Originally from the Ottoman Empire, he was established for many years in Paris. Diranian was born in 1854 in Istanbul and studied art at the school of drawing and painting opened on Hamalbaşi Street in Beyoglu by the French artist Pierre Desire Guillemet in 1875.
His painting The Enchantress was exhibited in the photography studio of the Abdullah Freres in Beyoglu in 1883, and on the proceeds from its sale he went to Paris and worked in the studio of Jean-Léon Gérôme.

Bruno DI MAIO ✿

Bruno Di Maio is an Italian painter, known for working in the new Figurative style. Di Maio, born in North Africa in 1944 to Italian parents, lives and works in Tuscany, Italy.


Sophie Gengembre Anderson (Paris, 1823 - Falmouth, 1903) was a French-born British artist who specialised in genre painting of children and women, typically in rural settings. She and her artist husband Walter moved to Capri in 1871 in the hope that the warmer climate would improve their health.

Arantza SESTAYO, Spain ✿

Arantza Sestayo is a Spanish painter and illustrator, she was born in 1964 in San Sebastián, Spain. Her trajectory goes through realistic type illustration (Heavy Metal, Rebel Ink or SQP, USA) to children's (Psago Prinsessan Sweden) or comic strips (Rooie Oortjes Belgium).

Susan Isabel DACRE ✿

Susan Isabel Dacre (1844–1933) was an English artist of the Victorian era. She was born in Leamington, Warwickshire, and was educated at a convent school in Salford. For the decade of 1858–68 she lived in Paris, first attending school and later working as a governess.

Norman PRESCOTT DAVIES (1862-1915) ✿

Norman Prescott Davies (1862–1915) was an English painter of classical maidens, landscapes and illustrator.

Michael ALFORD, 1958 ✿

Michael Alford is a British figurative painter whose work includes landscapes, cityscapes, female figures, portraits, and murals. Alford was born in Cookham, England in 1958l and now lives and works in London.

Mian SITU ✿

Mian Situ (司徒绵) is a Chinese painter, born in 1953 in Southern China. Mian received his formal art training in his native homeland of Guangdong, formerly Canton. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Guangzhou Institute of Fine Art, and a few years later earned a Masters in Fine Art.

Iban NAVARRO, 1982 ✿

Iban Navarro is a Spanish Figurative Artist, Watercolor and Egg tempera. Was born in Barcelona in 1982. He is the son of well-known painter, Jesus Navarro. It is in his father's studio, where he first began painting and experimenting with different methods, mediums and techniques.

Wilhelm MENZLER (1846-1926) ✿

Wilhelm Menzler Casel (1846-1926) was a German realist artist who painted portraits and genre scenes, often incorporating flowers into his works. He lived in Munich, where he studied with van Lerins, and then went on to exhibit in Vienna starting in 1891. Currently many of Menzler’s pieces can be found in museums and galleries in Budapest and in Sydney.

Il senso di ogni cosa ~ Catherine La Rose

Davanti l'apparenza
c'è sicuramente altra realtà
percui non so davvero
in quale utopia
m'appartengo e mi danzo...

Selvaggia e impenetrabile ~ Catherine La Rose

Sono fiera di me
selvaggia e impenetrabile
come la notte

Louis RITMAN (1889-1963) ✿

Louis Ritman (1889–1963) was an American impressionist painter. He is best known for his female figure, painted in a fashion similar to that of his friends Frederick Carl Frieseke, Lawton S. Parker, and Richard E. Miller, all American artists who studied and lived in France.

Nora HEYSEN ~ Still Life with Flowers ✿

Nora Heysen (1911 -2003) è stata un'artista australiana, la prima donna a vincere il prestigioso Premio Archibald nel 1938 per la ritrattistica e la prima donna australiana nominata artista di guerra ufficiale. I ritratti e le nature morte del dopoguerra di Heysen hanno sostenuto la sua carriera per tutta la vita.

Nora HEYSEN ~ Still Life ✿

Australian artist Nora Heysen (1911 -2003) was the first woman to win the prestigious Archibald Prize in 1938 for portraiture and the first Australian woman appointed as an official war artist. Heysen’s post-war portraiture and still lifes sustained a lifelong career.

l'incanto di una stella ~ Catherine La Rose

Quando la notte cade
sull'ultimo verso
il mio cuore si ferma

Catherine La Rose ~ Piccole parole d'Amore

Pensare all'Amore
come una finzione
pensare all'Amore
come se
un fiore reciso
non fosse vero....

Giulio BARGELLINI (1875-1936) ✿

Giulio Bargellini (Firenze, 14 febbraio 1875 – Roma, 10 marzo 1936) è stato un pittore e mosaicista italiano. Frequentò l'Accademia di belle arti di Firenze. Nel 1895 realizzò Il ritorno dei naufraghi (oggi nella National Art Gallery di Sydney) e successivamente Resurrezione e il Savonarola, oggi nella Galleria d'arte moderna di Roma. A lui si deve la decorazione nella cappella privata della villa Targioni, poi Peragallo, a Calenzano.

Childe HASSAM (1859-1935) ~ In The Garden ✿

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) was an American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. Along with Mary Cassatt and John Henry Twachtman, Hassam was instrumental in promulgating Impressionism to American collectors, dealers, and museums.

Vicente Romero REDONDO ~ Spanish Pastel ✿

Vicente Romero Redondo is a Spanish figurative painter and educator, best known for his pastel depictions of graceful girls at solitary moments in romantic surroundings, adorned in crafty clothing. Vicente was born in Madrid in 1956.