Edwin Longsden Long [Bio 1829-1891 Edwin Longsden Long was a very talented British Orientalist painter. His female figures are very lovely and his attention to detail is quite astounding. I think his The Pharaoh’s Daughter finding Moses is one of the best Old Testament biblical paintings that I have ever seen.
The Eastern Favorite
Love’s Labor Lost [ ]
Tetsuya Ishida [Bio 1973-2005 Tetsuya Ishida’s surrealist paintings reveal the troubled artist within trapped a cold merciless modern mechanical world. It is thought that he committed suicide by jumping under a train. How sad.
Self Portrait In The Classroom [ ]
Ai Shinohara Ai Shinohara’s surrealist paintings are also a bit on the weird side, but she is a very talented painter and illustrator, indeed.
Drift about at the dream spring, 2007 [ ]
Xiaoqing Ding (via Blort These are great! I want one for Christmas!
What Do You Care [ ]
Hugo Boettinger (via Little Hokum Rag Hugo Boettinger is a Czech impressionist painter in the tradition of Renoir.
Drei Badende Mädchen am Bach (1910) [ ]
On the Wings of a Big Orange Fish This is an interesting set of images by Lotusgreen with people riding on orange fish. There are two images I believe by Yoshitoshi and the image below by Suzuki Harunobu has got to be one of the most famous Ukiyo-e images of all time.
Mitate no Kinko by Suzuki Harunobu (18th Century) [ ]
Claude Verlinde (via Femme Claude Verlinde is a much less depressing surrealist (than those above) in the hybrid style of Paul Delvaux and Hieronymus Bosch. I love his female figures.