Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Life Goes On

Lot and his daughters engraving by the Dutch artist Lucas van Leyden (1494-1533) part of his series "vrouwenlisten" where he depicted famous women of the Old Testament aimed at connoisseurs.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Neoclassical Ruth

Ruth by the French Academic Painter Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889). This is a very reduced nearly symbolist painting.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Revealing His Secret

Samson and Delilah engraving by the French artist Paul Gustave Doré (1832–1883) from the illustrated Bible (1866). Obviously Samson is explaing the importance of his long hair. Poor fool.