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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Queen Alexandrina Victoria By ~ Franz Xaver Winterhalter.

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)
Creation Date: 
Albert, Prince (1819-61)
Commissioned by Queen Victoria and given to Prince Albert as a present on their wedding anniversary, 10 February 1847
Winterhalter was born in the Black Forest where he was encouraged to draw at school. In 1818 he went to Freiburg to study under Karl Ludwig Schüler and then moved to Munich in 1823, where he attended the Academy and studied under Josef Stieler, a fashionable portrait painter.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Woman With Swans ~ By ~ T.C.Chiu.

T. C. Chiu
T. C. Chiu was born in China and developed an interest in art when he was a young child. He began his art studies in China and continued when he came to America in 1974. His delicate work is the combination of the essential qualities of traditional realism and contemporary painting techniques.
Accomplished in a wide range of media, he incessantly challenges his mastery of watercolor, oil and printmaking. Many subjects inspire the widely traveled artist. Pre-eminent among them is an abiding reverence for the peace and beauty of the world of nature that is reflected in his painting.