19th Century

Step back in time and uncover the captivating stories, events, and innovations that shaped the 19th century. Discover the key figures and moments that defined this remarkable era in history.
Gods and Foolish Grandeur: The marquise de Las Marismas - two portraits by Winterhalter Lady, Victorian Paintings, Victorian Art, Renaissance Paintings, Renaissance Art, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Old Art, Old Paintings, Classical Art

Painted by Winterhalter in 1857. Claire-Émilie, marquise de Las Marismas, vicomtesse Aguado, née MacDonell. (October 24, 1817, Algiers - April 23, 1905, Paris). When I first started composing this post, I could find nothing on this lovely woman other than her name and the dates of her birth and death. And then, depending on where I read it, even the date of her death and the spelling of her maiden name varied. As I struggled on, I began getting bits and pieces, mostly from French and Spanish…

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Parousia Press
St. Pancras at night, 19th Century English School. London, Art Nouveau, Old London, 19th Century Paintings, 19th Century London, 19th Century England, 19th Century Art, London Art, London 1800

English school, dominant school of painting in England throughout the second half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th. Its establishment marked the rise of a national tradition that began with the emergence of native artists whose works were no longer provincial but rivaled

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Sophia Walker

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