Thursday, February 16, 2017

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres


Venus Wounded by Diomedes Returns to Olympus
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Ambassadors Sent by Agamemnon to Urge Achilles to Fight
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Oedipus and Sphinx (detail)
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The Bather of Valpincon
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Madame Panckoucke
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Tu Marcellis Eris
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Jupiter and Thetis
(see also Nereids)
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Ossian's Dream
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Raphael and the Fornarina
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Roger Delivering Angelica
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Jeanne Suzanne Catherine Gonin
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Madame LeBlanc
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O Voto de Louis XIII
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Madame Marie Marcotte
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Small Bather
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Odalisque with Slave
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Comtesse d'Haussonville
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Baronness de Rothschild (Woman with Fan)
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Jupiter and Antiope
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Madame Gonse
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Princesse de Broglie
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Joan of Arc at Coronation of Charles VII
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The Source
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Madame Moitessier
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Virgin of the Adoption
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Angelica Chained
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Delphine Ramel, the Artist's Wife
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Woman with Three Arms (Study for Turkish Bath)
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Turkish Bath
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Study for Golden Age
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Golden Age
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(detail)
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(1780 - 1867)
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Friday, February 10, 2017

Nereids


Ancient Roman Mural Art (undated)
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Piero di Cosimo - Tritons and Nereids (ca. 1500)
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Jacopo de Barbari (ca. 1500)
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Giovanni Battista (ca. 1700)
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Theodore Chasseriau - Andromeda and the Nereids (1840)
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Arnold Böcklin (1874)
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Edward Burne-Jones - Perseus and the Nereids (ca. 1890)
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Hans Thoma (1892)
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William Blair Bruce (1896)
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Eduard Veith (undated)
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Friedrich Ernst Wolfrom - Poseidon and the Nereids 
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William Russel Flynt (1911)
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Michal Wygrzywalski (ca. 1920)
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Gaston Bussiere (1927)
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Ivor Abrahams (1986)
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'The 50 Daughters of  Nereus and Doris'

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Actaea

'Goddess of the seashore'




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Amphitrite

'Possessing the power to calm the waters and quiet the wind'



Paris Bordone - Poseidon (Neptune) and Amphitrite (ca. 1550)
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Hendrick Goltzius (ca. 1590)
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Jacob de Gheyn II (ca. 1600)
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Nicolas Poussin (1634)
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Sebastiano Ricci (1694)
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Hugues Taraval (1780)
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William Dyce (1936)
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Raoul Dufy (1936)
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Arethusa

'The waterer - chased by Alpheus and transforming into a fountain'



Roman School (1640)
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Antoine Coypel (1661-1722)
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Benjamin West (1802)
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Auguste Legras (1874)

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Doto

'Safe passage to ships'



Thomas Sully (1856)

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Galatea

'She who is milk white - goddess of the sea foam, beloved of Acis'



Raphael - The Triumph of Galatea (1512)
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Francois Perrier - Acis and Galatea (and Polyphemus)
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Jacob van Schuppen (ca. 1730)
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Alexandre Guillemot (1827)

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Psamatha

'Goddess of sand'




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Thetis

'Loved by Zeus and Poseidon but married by Peleus, mother of Achilles'



Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres - Zeus (Jupiter) and Thetis (1811)
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(more of Thetis following soon)
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