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Coelacanth Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2015 9:05 a.m. PST

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John William Waterhouse, The Lady of Shalott, 1892

I was going through the images I have saved on my computer, and it occurred to me that I have a lot of Victorian art. Most of the works I have saved were executed between 1870 and 1910. I also have a lot of art books (not enough!) and counted ten that are specifically Victorian or Edwardian. There is a distinct bias towards mythological and Medieval themes. So, does anyone else have a preference for a particular period of art?

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Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2015 9:20 a.m. PST

Any period where people looked like people, instead of a lampstand.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2015 10:32 a.m. PST

4th period, 8th grade. There was this really cute girl in the class whom I had a huge crush on, and… Oh, that's not what you meant?

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2015 11:05 a.m. PST

Just put a favourite of mine up link

but I can't really say I have a favourite period as my likes seam all over the place.

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Personal logo Cyrus the Great Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2015 2:21 p.m. PST

The Renaissance, in particular, Bosch and Bruegel.

Terrement Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2015 2:48 p.m. PST

Easier to identify periods (and artists) I dislike. Have a wide scope of art I like, but no one in particular.

Speaking of art, I am still on my quest for the Holy Grail of artwork, which is a black velvet painting of the dogs playing poker with Elvis, Martin Luther King Jr. and Willie Nelson.

If anyone has any leads, let me know, but I have my answers for when asked "What is your quest?"

tkdguy06 Mar 2015 2:49 p.m. PST

I'm a fan of Impressionist art myself. I also like the works of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

britishlinescarlet206 Mar 2015 3:32 p.m. PST

You can't beat Turner…..probably

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mandt2 Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2015 8:45 p.m. PST

I like Early 1900s Americana, like:

Homer-

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Hopper,

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Bellows,

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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2015 4:40 a.m. PST

Dada

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Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Mar 2015 7:50 a.m. PST

I like the Dutch masters best.

But I do have a soft spot for Bosch.

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