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'Compassion' by Eve Rosaire Weber

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau), 1883–84. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

In 1962, de Kooning was commissioned by the White House to paint the portrait of President John F. Kennedy. The portrait is one of de Kooning’s most well known and celebrated paintings.

Max Beckmann


Pierre Auguste Renoir - Girl with a Basket of Fish, 1889.

Andrew Wyeth 'Four Poster' 1946 drybrush watercolor (greenvillemuseum) copy


Rembrandt van Rijn - Man in Oriental Costume

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo - Stigmatiztion of Saint Francis; (c. 1767-1796)

Black Madonna, Czestochowa, Poland by Orchard Lake, via Flickr

The blessed Mother and Child

Giotto, the coronation, around 1334, in Baroncelli Chapel.


Henryk Siemiradzki (1843-1902) - 1872 Jeanne D'Arc kneeling before S. Catherine who Presents her with her Banner.

Saint Ursula and Her Maidens, c.1410, Niccolò di Pietro; her symbolic attributes: some of her maiden companions, some holding martyrs' palms; a crown denoting her royal status; banners of Resurrection.

Saint Catherine of Siena by Fra Bartolommeo