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Warm Submersion

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by artist: Matthew Joseph Peak

“Warm Submersion” pastel and watercolor on board, 32×40 in. by Matthew Joseph Peak. Artist website: MatthewPeak.com

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Posted on | January 31, 2017 | No Comments

Outdoor Bath

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by artist: Matthew Joseph Peak

“Outdoor Bath” oil painting by Matthew Joseph Peak. Artist website: MatthewPeak.com

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Posted on | January 30, 2017 | No Comments

A Flower in the City

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by artist: Matthew Joseph Peak

Artist website: MatthewPeak.com

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Posted on | January 30, 2017 | No Comments

Nude #4

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by artist: Carlos Botelho

Mixed media on canvas by bottelho from wiki series

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Posted on | March 4, 2011 | Comments Off

In the water, by Eugen von Blaas

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by artist: Eugen von Blaas

Eugen von Blaas 1914

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Posted on | March 4, 2011 | Comments Off

Isidore Pils – Nude Woman

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by artist: Isidore Pils

The languorous, sensuous pose of this woman is strongly reminiscent of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres’ popular paintings of odalisques, female slaves and concubines in Turkish harems. Much of this canvas has been left thinly painted or entirely blank, suggesting that it was a figural study rather than a finished work of art. The French Academy [...]

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Posted on | November 10, 2010 | Comments Off

The Birth of Venus – by Bouguereau

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by artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Birth of Venus (La Naissance de Vénus) is one of the most famous paintings by 19th century painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau. It depicts not the actual birth of Venus from the sea, but the transportation of Venus in a shell (a visual metaphor for the vulva) from the sea to Paphos in Cyprus. For Bouguereau, [...]

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Posted on | July 11, 2010 | Comments Off

Sleeping Venus – by Giorgione

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by artist: Giorgione

The Sleeping Venus, also known as the Dresden Venus, is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Giorgione, with, it is now generally accepted, the landscape and sky, by Titian, completed after Giorgione’s death in 1510, as Vasari first noted. It is in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden. The painting, one of the last works by Giorgione, [...]

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Posted on | July 11, 2010 | Comments Off

Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva by John Collier, female nude on horseback
by artist: John Collier (1850-1934)

Amazing work of the classic legend of Lady Godiva! He painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style, and was one of the most prominent portrait painters of his generation.

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Posted on | April 16, 2010 | Comments Off

Lilith

Lilith by John Collier
by artist: John Collier (1850-1934)

Master artist John Collier’s take on the dark counter Eve

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Posted on | April 16, 2010 | Comments Off

Birth of Venus

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by artist: Alexandre Cabanel (1823 – 1889)

Hanging as a showcase painting in the Muse De’Orsay, in Paris France

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Posted on | April 16, 2010 | No Comments

Indian Summer

Indian Summer, by Matthew Joseph Peak
by artist: Matthew Joseph Peak

An abstracted image using watercolor on raw canvas with some oil pastel on top.

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Posted on | April 8, 2010 | Comments Off