Pictures at an Exhibition

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~ Aristotle • This is an eclectic art collection that was inspired by a suite composed for piano by the Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874 - here for all discerning art lovers. Enjoy the promenade ...
'Hazel in Rose and Gold' by John Lavery, 1918

Hazel in Rose and Gold, 1918 (the Artist's Wife) by Sir John Lavery (Irish .although Irish, Lavery spent much of his formative life and career in Scotland and was a central figure of The Glasgow Boys.

A New Day- British Painter William Henry Margetson (1861-1940)

A New Day- British Painter William Henry Margetson (1861-1940)

In the Garden. Richard Edward Miller (American, 1875-1943). Miller and Frederick Frieseke often met at Monet’s home to paint, critique, and socialize. Miller readily adopted an aesthetic similar to that of Frieseke: wistful maidens relaxing in sun-flecked gardens painted with broken strokes in impressionist colors. Repeated diagonals of figures and furniture generally characterize the patterning of his canvases, a dynamic that strengthens their inherent introspection.

In the Garden. Richard Edward Miller (American, 1875-1943). Miller and Frederick Frieseke often met at Monet’s home to paint, critique, and socialize. Miller readily adopted an aesthetic similar to that of Frieseke: wistful maidens relaxing in sun-flecked gardens painted with broken strokes in impressionist colors. Repeated diagonals of figures and furniture generally characterize the patterning of his canvases, a dynamic that strengthens their inherent introspection.

Arthur Hughes (English painter, 1832-1915) Taking Tea in the Drawing Room

Arthur Hughes (English painter, 1832-1915) Taking Tea in the Drawing Room

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