Study for a Moorish Bath, Turkish Woman Bathing
Jean Léon Gérôme
Nude Standing Before a Mirror
Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, 1897
— Hunter S. Thompson. (via mysharona1987)
Art History Meme : [1/x] Sketches by famous painters
↳ William Turner (British, 1775-1851)
"Turner’s true master was Dr Monro; to the practical teaching of that first patron and the wise simplicity of method of watercolour study, in which he was disciplined by him and companioned by Giston, the healthy and constant development of the greater power is primarily to be attributed; the greatness of the power itself, it is impossible to over-estimate." (x)
- John Ruskin, 1878
I’m going through my grandparents’ library and have found some interesting stuff (pt. 1)
From Victorian conventions to a new modernity. Vanessa Bell, (from the Bloomsbury Group) painted during this transition.
Iceland Poppies now hangs in the Garden Room at Charleston, its original home, alongside Sickert and Matisse.
So elegantly refined.