Friday, November 17, 2017

Memories of Summer 2017 - Street Art near Kew Gardens

Taking a walk around Kew Gardens (actually checking out a possible picnic site) and found some street art around Lee Avenue and Queen St. East.

Kew Gardens, Toronto
July 21, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Massachusetts, USA - The Clark Museum 6

To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them.
~ Auguste Renoir

Onions, 1881

Girl with Bird, 1882

Apples, 1883

Woman with Fan, 1879

Woman Crocheting, 1875

Peonies, 1880

Bridge at Chatou, 1875

Sleeping Girl, 1880

Self-Portrait, 1899

Work lovingly done is the secret of all order and all happiness.
~ Auguste Renoir

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Massachusetts, USA - The Clark Museum 5

Women in Paintings (1800s)

Auguste Toulmouche, French
Woman and Roses, 1879

Alfred Stevens, Belgian
Memories and Regrets, 1874

Alfred Stevens, Belgian
The Visit, 1874

Raimundo Garreta, Spanish
Reverie - The Letter, 1870

Raimundo Garreta, Spanish
Woman with Parrot, 1872

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Massachusetts, USA - The Clark Museum 4

Visiting the Clark Museum is culture art overload. And that is an under statement. A few more masterpieces.

Eduard Manet

Mary Cassat

Mary Cassat

Francisco de Goya

Paul Gaugin

Monday, November 13, 2017

Massachusetts, USA - Clark Museum 3

13th -15th Century Paintings

Bartolomeo Montagna
Virgin Adoring Child, 1500

Quinten Nassys
Virgin and Child with elizabeth and John the Baptist, 1520

Pierro Della Francesca
Virgin and Child Enthroned with Four Angels, 1460

Benvenuto di Giovanni
Virgin and Child, 1465

Sandro Botticelli
Virgin and Child with St. John the Baptist, 1490

Masters of the Embroidered Foliage
The Virgin and Child Enthroned,1500

Ugolino di Nerio
Virgin and Child with Saints Francis, Andrew, Paul, Peter, Stephen and Louis of Toulose
1317 - tempera and gold on panel