Tagged: art

Washington Irving, 1783-1859

Washington Irving Timeline

Washington Irving’s place in history This timeline documents major events and influences on Washington Irving’s life and work. It begins by outlining the events and publications in Irving’s life, then looks at American literature, visual...

William Blake by Thomas Philips

William Blake Biography (1911)

The William Blake biography from the 1911 Encyclopedia Brittanica offers an opinionated glimpse of the life and style of author and artist, William Blake.

Hermitage Video Tour

Hermitage Video Tour

Gary Bembridge offers a short video tour of the beautiful Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world,...

Italian Artists

Italian Artists

The Italian artist Giotto brought a dimension and humanity to painting that revolutionized the European art world. Can you see his influence in Fra Angelico‘s work?

Dutch Masters

Dutch Masters

You may view a few 17th century Dutch paintings below. Note how they use light, shadow, and texture. Can you see why these artists are called “masters”?

British Artists

British Artists

Notice the different ways these British artists portrayed their homeland. What similarities and differences do you see? What do you prefer and why? Click on an image to see it in a larger format.

Ancient Greek Literature Resources Index

Ancient Greek Literature Resources Index

Ancient Greek resources currently available on our site include: “Why Study the Pagans?” by Cheryl Lowe “Why We Read the Odyssey” by Deborah Stokol Introduction to Greek Tragedy Introduction to Classical Greek Literature by...

Ancient Greek Literature in Art

Ancient Greek Literature in Art

Over the centuries, the authors and characters of Ancient Greek literature have been portrayed in many different ways; here are a few below. If you want to see an artwork in a larger size,...