Category Archives: Romanticism

William Blake, Beatrice Addressing Dante, 1827

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Goya, Witches’ Flight, 1798

I found this painting terrifying and far more eerie than other paintings I’ve seen on similar subjects, and then when I read the analysis I understood why: This painting on the surface reveals witches sucking the blood of a victim but … Continue reading

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Samuel Palmer, British (1805-1881), Cornfield in Moonlight

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Samuel Palmer, (British, 1805-1881), Late Twilight

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John William Waterhouse, Study for ‘The Lady Clare’, 1900

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William Morris, La belle Iseult, 1858

William Morris is best known for his beautiful textile designs, which we see incorporated into this painting.

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John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1852

Read about the symbolism, details, and materials of the painting here.

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British School, 19th century, Lord William and the Ghost of his Nephew

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Caspar David Friedrich, Fishing boat between two rocks on the beach of the Baltic Sea 1830-1835

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J.M.W. Turner, Slave Ship, 1840

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