Monday, 6 September 2010

‘Flaming June’ – Frederic Lord Leighton, 1895

FlamingJune (1) Frederick Lord Leighton, Flaming June, Oil on canvas, 47” x 47’

No, it’s not June, it’s September.  But it’s Spring here in NZ, and life (and summer) is ready to awaken. And I think we need some beauty to remind us why life is worth living. 

5 comments:

  1. A "pre-Raphaelite" work?

    Chris R.

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  2. A "pre-Raphaelite" work?

    Chris R.

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  3. Breathtaking. Reminds me of that comment by Rand that a painting of an apple can look more 'real' than an actual apple. That dress looks like that.

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  4. Thanks Peter. What a brilliant pick-me-up.
    Peter

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  5. Come to the Museo de Arte in Ponce, Puerto Rico to see it.

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