The Lackawanna Valley by George Inness

The Lackawanna Valley by George Inness

This blog investigates several aspects of The Lackawanna Valley painting such as:

• Why the train?
• George Inness’s rejection
• Opposites in harmony

The Biglin Brothers Racing by Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins - The Biglin Brothers Racing

This investigation of the Thomas Eakins painting The Biglin Brothers Racing includes:

• Challenges on The Biglin Brothers Racing canvas and off.
• After rainfall, a rushed riverside sketch.
• My Biglin Brothers Racing YouTube video.
• With Frequently Asked Questions such as, “Who are the two men in The Biglin Brothers Racing painting?”

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

The-Death-of-General-Wolfe

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.

A Princess of Saxony by Lucas Cranach the Elder

Princess of Saxony - Saxon Princess - Lucas Cranach the Elder - 1517

Find out more about the painting A Princess of Saxony such as:

• Why’s she so cranky?
• Costume or casual wear?
• The truth about children…
• Plus – Frequently Asked Questions including, “What makes A Princess of Saxony by Lucas Cranach an important painting?”