Thursday, 18 February 2010

Romantic Painting - The Dahesh Museum

[Guest Post by Jeff Perren]


Some soul-refreshing delights from the great little (relatively young) Dahesh Museum in New York. Highly recommended for anyone fond of the Musee D'Orsay in Paris, or of 19th century Academic art in general.

Here are some samples. Click on the titles to view at the Dahesh Museum website.


See also Jules Breton's 1885 Study for The Snack.


[From the July 2, 2009 edition of Shaving Leviathan]

No comments:

Post a Comment

1. Commenters are welcome and invited.
2. Off-topic commenters however will be ignored.
3. Read the post before you comment.
4. Challenge facts presented if wrong, but don't ignore them when they're not.
5. Say what you mean, and mean what you say.
6. Off-topic grandstanding, trolling and spam is moderated. (Unless it's entertaining.)