Tag Archives: Symbolism

Jan Toorop, Fatalism

Dutch-Indonesian painter, here during his Art Nouveau phase. Klimt-like but darker.

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Agostino Arrivabene

Style is derivative of some artists I recognize: Ernst Fuchs, various Renaissance/Medieval, Blake, and Puvis de Chauvannes. But I think when many influences melt together, this makes a new welcome variant.

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Yongbo Zhao, Ruhendes Mädchen

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Franz von Stuck, The Sin, 1893

He had the dubious distinction as Hitler’s favorite painter, but we must not hold that against him.

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Franz von Stuck, Adam and Eve

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Gustave Moreau, Study from the Triumph of Alexander

Gustave Moreau has always been one of the artists I most admire. His drawings that are etched over watercolor create the most beautiful ethereal filigree. Here is a drawing done separate from the painting as a whole. The ornamentalism is … Continue reading

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Gustave Moreau, French Symbolist Head of Jason, (watercolor)

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Gustave Moreau, Helen Glorifiee, late watercolor

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Gustave Moreau, Return of the Argonauts, (late watercolor) from the Musee Nationale Gustave Moreau

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Gustave Moreau, Symbolist, Untitled (Late watercolor)

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