• Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral Allegories

    9 days ago - By It's About Time

    1630s Paulus Moreelse Lady as Shepherdess
    During the 17C & 18C artists painted their contemporaries as personifications & allegories, & often painters would put the faces of their patrons on the bodies of the saints. These came to be called donor portraits. These paintings remained popular, as they expanded to show the wealthy sitter as a Greek goddess, or muse, or nymph in in a rustic setting. They grew to include portraits of a shepherdess in pastoral scenes wearing idealized attire, nothing like the clothing worn by real women tending sheep.
    Early portraits of women portrayed as...
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  • Contemporary Southwest Art,Abstract Mixed Media, Shaman Painting "Quadruvium CXIV" by Arizona Contemporary Artist Pat Stacy

    Contemporary Southwest Art,Abstract Mixed Media, Shaman Painting "Quadruvium CXIV" by Arizona Contemporary Artist Pat Stacy

    9 days ago - By Mixed Media Artists International

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    Quadruvium Painting, Southwest Art Tile on Wood 34"x9.5"x1.5"/Available
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