The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

Why is Rosa Bonheur’s painting The Horse Fair important?

– Muscularity in motion
– Obedience and freedom in The Horse Fair
– Bonheur – LGBT pioneer and fashion iconoclast

Arctic Tern by John James Audubon

Arctic-Tern- by John James Audubon

What’s so special about Arctic Tern, the Audubon bird painting?

• Audubon – hunter turned lover
• Blue moves the Arctic Tern
• Feet make the bird

The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo by Henri Rousseau

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This art blog on Rousseau’s The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo includes:

• Bottoms up bananas – reality is overrated
• Fight? What Fight?
• Rousseau’s self esteem
• Flowers and animals paired in The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo
• Jungle mystery

The Cornell Farm by Edward Hicks

The Cornell Farm - Edward Hicks

Quaker Edward Hicks’s painting Cornell Farm features:

• Control freak tendencies or animalistic urges?
• A glowing warmth of holy light.
• Popular pastor, sign-maker, and famous painter.
• Frequently Asked Questions include, “What kind of painting is The Cornell Farm by Edward Hicks?”

Watson and the Shark by John Singleton Copley

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Find out fun facts about the painting Watson and the Shark for instance:

• That funky looking shark?
• General Watson’s lasting real life trauma.
• The Reason behind the painting Watson and the Shark.

Rooster, Hen, and Hydrangeas by Ito Jakuchu

Rooster Hen Hydrangeas by Ito Jakuchu

This piece unearths features and insights for the painting Rooster, Hen, and Hydrangeas such as:

• What’s special about silk painting.
• Buddhism symbols in Rooster, Hen, and Hydrangeas.
• Flirting fowl and Edo Period values.