Saturday, February 27, 2010

Birth of Venus

Austro-Hungarian painter Friedrich von Amerling (1803-1887)

Venus coming out of her shell.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Perseus and Andromeda

English painter Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833–1898)

The Doom Fulfilled (1884-85)
Perseus is liberating Andromeda.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Rococo Danae

French Rococo painter François Boucher (1703–1770)


Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Circe and the Swine

French symbolist painter Gustave-Adolphe Mossa (1883-1971)

Circe (1904)