Sistine Madonna

Sistine Madonna

Reaching 2.65 meters long, and at 2 meters wide, the Sistine Madonna is considered to be Rapheal’s dramatic masterpiece. There is an interesting history about this painting. It is said that, because of this painting, the rhetoric of the church and the skills of...
Painter Rococo Boucher’s painting style

Painter Rococo Boucher’s painting style

Boucher is a typical rococo painter. The French writer Goncourt thinks Boucher was a painter who set the model for first century art, remembering characters, drawing and creating them. In his early years, Boucher followed Francois Lemoyne to study painting and had...
Painter Rococo Boucher’s painting style

Winslow Homer and His Works

Winslow Homer is one of the greatest American artists of the 19th century. His paintings always show the relationship between man and nature. Homer is the second of three sons in the family. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1836, Homer grew up in Cambridge. His mother...
Women Hold the Balance

Women Hold the Balance

This painting represents a familiar everyday scene that Vermeer uses to often illustrate in his works. It is reminiscent of ‘Woman with a pearl necklace’ or ‘A young woman holding a waterpitcher’, another by Vermeer. On this canvas we see a...