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Campanula rotundifolia Redouté Botanical Illustration

Pierre-Joseph Redouté was born 1759 in Saint-Hubert, Belgium and he died in Paris in 1840 at the age of 80 while sitting at his easel painting a lily. Nicknamed "The Raphael Of Flowers" he was painter and botanist, best known for his watercolors of roses, lilies and other flowers. He was the official court artist…

Degas – ballerina

Edgar Degas French 1834-1917 The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, modeled ca. 1880, this cast 1922 Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon Degas exhibited the original version of this sculpture at the sixth Impressionist exhibition, in 1881. The wax original is tinted to simulate flesh, clothed in a fabric bodice, tutu, and ballet…

Portrait of Raphael

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520) Pencil on paper, 1986 (18 x 23.3 cm / 7.1 x 9.2 in) Posted by >Wasfi Akab on 2013-04-06 11:53:30