Tag: Animal painting

The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo by Henri Rousseau

The Fight of a Tiger and a Buffalo by Henri Rousseau

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 Buffalo
  • Jungle mystery

The Cornell Farm by Edward Hicks

The Cornell Farm by 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

Watson and the Shark by John Singleton Copley

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, and 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.

The Golden Fish (The Goldfish) by Paul Klee

The Golden Fish (The Goldfish) by Paul Klee

In this analysis of The Golden Fish (AKA The Goldfish) I point to the following:

  • The music in Klee’s painting.
  • Mystery and symbolism in The Golden Fish.
  • Klee’s idiosyncratic, distinctive style.

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by George Bingham

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by George Bingham

George Caleb Bingham’s painting, Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, dwells in romanticism. The work reminds us that romance in art takes many forms.

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis by Benjamin West

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis by Benjamin West

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis by Benjamin West tells an ancient story. The beloved goddess Venus fell hard for heartthrob hottie Adonis. But it was not meant to be.

The Rooster by Marc Chagall

The Rooster by Marc Chagall

Many misinterpret Marc Chagall’s work The Rooster. LadyKflo explains – it’s not just about sex. Love has many interpretations.