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Pierre Puvis De Chavannes: "Young Girls By The Seaside"

Young women grooming themselves at the water’s edge is a familiar trope in European painting. The historical roots of the subject reach at least as far as Ovid’s  731 more words

Art Criticism

Born today Austrian artist Gustav Klimt!

Klimt’s main subject was obviously the female body which he portrayed with great sensuality and eroticism. He became particularly famous with his “Golden Phase” paintings where he added gold leaves to his paintings. 9 more words