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Wordless Wednesday: Art of Romance

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
"The Thorn" by Charles West Cope, 1866

“The Thorn” by Charles West Cope, 1866

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"Admiring Glances" by Enoch Fairhurst (1874--1945), painting date unknown

“Admiring Glances” by Enoch Fairhurst (1874–1945), painting date unknown

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"Flirtation in the Garden" by Ludwig Stutz, 1897

“Flirtation in the Garden” by Ludwig Stutz, 1897

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Couple At A Window (detail) by Georg Friedrich Kersting, 1815

“Couple at a Window” (detail) by Georg Friedrich Kersting, 1815

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"Yes" by John Everett Millais, 1877

“Yes” by John Everett Millais, 1877

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The Consecration by George Cochran Lambdin, 1861

“The Consecration” by George Cochran Lambdin, 1861

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"The Sailing Signal Gun" by Arthur Hughes, 1881

“The Sailing Signal Gun” by Arthur Hughes, 1881

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Planning the Grand Tour, by Emil Brack (painting date unknown, artist lived 1860--1905)

“Planning the Grand Tour” by Emil Brack (1860–1905), painting date unknown

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"After the Ball" by Rogelio de Egusquiza, 1879

“After the Ball” by Rogelio de Egusquiza, ca. 1879

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Dora permalink
    Wednesday, February 27, 2013 8:46 am

    My first impression of “The Thorn” was that is was a “modern” interpretation of the holy family. I could see Joseph and Mary bending over the bundled Jesus. It was a very touching scene. Still, knowing there is a thorn in her finger does not diminish the result.

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  2. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:38 am

    Sigh… I love the “Admiring Glances” and “The Sailing Signal Gun”. Why don’t they make art like this anymore!!

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  3. Elaine Key permalink
    Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:11 pm

    Why don’t they make men like this anymore? Ha! Ha!

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