Summer in 19th Century Painting

If you have a moment, let us take a stroll through the world of painting and experience summer as the artists of the 19th century saw it, from Edouard Manet to Edward Charles Williams. The following paintings all evoke summer in one way or other, even if summer was not necessarily their chief subject. Some … Continue reading Summer in 19th Century Painting


Time, Our Mutual Foe

Woman walking in autumn original watercolor painting

Have you seen a beautiful woman rushing past you, her hair waving goodbye, her skirt flapping about her like wings? Was not time doing her a great injustice? Was not time  mocking you? Time undressed her of you. Time did to her everything he wanted to. * Image: Original watercolor painting (c) AntigoniArtGallery

Lonely Benches

When I wander through the streets at night I sometimes stumble upon an empty bench, and I sigh and I wonder if she sat on it during the day... All these paintings are by Leonid Afremov. You might also want to check my previous galleries featuring his works, Colors and Umbrellas, and City Streets at … Continue reading Lonely Benches