Friday, January 20, 2012

The Friday Evening Nudes

Tonight I feature various renditions of Danae The Rembrandt is for my lovely friend Susan



Artemisa Gentilesch
Danaë 

(That red blanket takes my breath away.  ~ P.S.)



 Rembrandt
Danaë 
Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia




Danae
(detail)





Danae
(detail)





In 1985 this painting was viciously slashed and bathed in acid by a deranged man. The restoration proved highly successful. 



Danaë 
Jacob van Loo


Happy Weekend.
(Feeling a bit Sphinx-like),
Gina
:-)

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Somewhat Surrealistic Sunday

I've been posting a lot of weird art lately, so as a visual antidote, I'd like to share with you some pleasing images by Serbian  Dusanka Petrovic - Душанка Петровић, born 1948. I couldn't find any other biographical information.   More images available at  Ricci-Art.


Enjoy your day. Peace and love,
Gina








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