Friday, 30 October 2015

Art on Friday; John Collier

The Honourable John Maler Collier (27 January 1850 – 11 April 1934) was a leading English artist, and an author. He painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style, and was one of the most prominent portrait painters of his generation. Both his marriages were to daughters of Thomas Henry Huxley. He studied painting at the Munich Academy where he enrolled on 14 April 1875 at the age of 25.

 The forest of Arden

Sleeping Beauty

The water nymph

Lady Godiva
(according to legend of 11th century,rode naked to the streets of Coventry in order to gain a remision of the oppressive taxation imposed by her husband on his tenants.)

(First wife of Adam, banished out of Paradise because she wasn't obedient enough) 

Tannhäuser in the Venusberg

 Priestes of Delphi

The Land baby

© KH

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