| art history
| 19th c.
Rogue's Gallery - 19th Century Artists
| Alma-Tadema captured the Golden Age of ancient Greece and Rome in his beautiful canvases, and managed to meld the Victorian ideal of beauty with his images of this appealing era.
| French painter William Bouguereau is remembered for his polished, Academic depictions of charming peasant girls, frolicking nymphs, and splendid nudes.
| Ingres was the undisputed master of Neoclassical painting in the Nineteenth century - with works such as Jupiter and Thetis
and the Grande Odalisque
, Ingres demonstrated his debt to David.
| Klimt was an artistic innovator who developed his own style of depicting the sensuous and erotic femme fatale
that so haunted Nineteenth century imaginations.
| An accomplished and respected Victorian artist, Leighton created magnificent masterpieces that were often inspired by Greek and Roman mythology.
John Singer Sargent
| Sargent was a brilliant painter of portraits - he specialized in splendid images of aristocratic beauties and enchanting depictions of children.
John William Waterhouse
| Like many of his contemporaries, Waterhouse also transformed mythology and poetry into striking images, such as the powerful paintings Circe Invidiosa
and The Lady of Shalott
James McNeill Whistler
| As a connoisseur of Japanese art, Whistler incorporated many different design influences from Asia - and elsewhere - in his sophisticated and complex paintings.