Old paintings

Explore a collection of old paintings and immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of art. Find inspiration and add a touch of history to your space with these captivating pieces.
JOHN CONSTABLE, THE WHITE HORSE, 1819. THE FRICK COLLECTION, NEW YORK Art Techniques, Art, White Horse, Elegant Art, Painter, High Art, Historical Painting, Vintage Portraits, Modern Art

Painted in 1817, this highly important sketch is an early preparatory study for The White Horse, the first of Constable's famous ‘Six-Footers’, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1819. One of the artist’s most celebrated works, The White Horse is a seminal painting in the history of British"u2026

Gods and Foolish Grandeur: The marquise de Las Marismas - two portraits by Winterhalter Portrait, Lady, Victorian Paintings, Victorian Art, Renaissance Paintings, Renaissance Art, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Old Art, Old Paintings

Painted by Winterhalter in 1857. Claire-Émilie, marquise de Las Marismas, vicomtesse Aguado, née MacDonell. (October 24, 1817, Algiers - April 23, 1905, Paris). When I first started composing this post, I could find nothing on this lovely woman other than her name and the dates of her birth and death. And then, depending on where I read it, even the date of her death and the spelling of her maiden name varied. As I struggled on, I began getting bits and pieces, mostly from French and Spanish…

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