Monday, April 6, 2020

History Pictures

Calgacus at Mons Graupius, by William Greatbach (c. 1802-1885)

In the scene displayed above, the British illustrator William Greatbach (c. 1802-1885) brought to life a pre-battle speech said to have occurred in the...

Aeneas’ Flight From Troy, By Federico Barocci (16th Century)

This scene, painted by the 16th-century Italian artist Frederico Barocci, depicts the famous escape of Aeneas from Ilium at the end of the legendary...

Triumph Of Achilles, Painted In 1892 By Franz Von Matsch (c. 1861-1942)

This painting, created in 1892 by the Austrian artist, Franz von Matsch (c. 1861-1942), depicts an ignoble scene of Achilles from the legendary Trojan...

Heroes of the Battle of Marathon, painted by Georges Rochegrosse (c. 1859–1938)

In the triumphal scene above, painted by the French artist Georges Rochegrosse (c. 1859–1938), Athenian and Plataean warriors energetically charge against their foes at...

The Decameron, Painted By John William Waterhouse (1849–1917)

In the colorful painting above, artist John William Waterhouse (1849–1917) brings to life the framework story of The Decameron, a masterpiece of literature written...

Thor Vs The Midgard Serpent, By Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922)

In the action-packed scene above, the German artist Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922) recreated an apocalyptic showdown between figures from Norse mythology. On the Right,...

Surrender Of King John II Of France At The Battle Of Poitiers, By Henri-Louis Dupray (c. 1841-1909)

This image, created by the French artist Henri-Louis Dupray (c. 1841-1909), depicts the surrender of King John II of France to the forces of...

Fredegund By The deathbed Of Bishop Praetextatus, By Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912)

This painting by Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912) depicts Bishop Praetextatus of Rouen (r. 544-586) on his deathbed after the clergyman was attacked by an assailant...

Martin Luther Hammers His 95 Theses to the Door, by Ferdinand Pauwels (c. 1830–1904)

In the scene shown above, the Belgian artist Ferdinand Pauwels (c. 1830–1904) painted what was perhaps the most significant event from the life of...

The Capture Of The Pirate Blackbeard In 1718, Painted By Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (c. 1863–1930)

This action-packed painting was created by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (c. 1863–1930), an American artist known for making artworks inspired by the history of...

Thor Vs The Midgard Serpent, By Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922)

In the action-packed scene above, the German artist Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922) recreated an apocalyptic showdown between figures from Norse mythology. On the Right,...

Augustine Of Canterbury Preaches To Ethelbert Of Kent, By James William Edmund Doyle (1822–1892)

This illustration, created by James William Edmund Doyle (1822–1892), depicts an event from the life of Saint Augustine of Canterbury. Sent by Pope Gregory...

Martin Luther Hammers His 95 Theses to the Door, by Ferdinand Pauwels (c. 1830–1904)

In the scene shown above, the Belgian artist Ferdinand Pauwels (c. 1830–1904) painted what was perhaps the most significant event from the life of...

Thor Vs The Midgard Serpent, By Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922)

In the action-packed scene above, the German artist Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922) recreated an apocalyptic showdown between figures from Norse mythology. On the Right,...

Calgacus at Mons Graupius, by William Greatbach (c. 1802-1885)

In the scene displayed above, the British illustrator William Greatbach (c. 1802-1885) brought to life a pre-battle speech said to have occurred in the...

Surrender Of King John II Of France At The Battle Of Poitiers, By Henri-Louis Dupray (c. 1841-1909)

This image, created by the French artist Henri-Louis Dupray (c. 1841-1909), depicts the surrender of King John II of France to the forces of...

Triumph Of Achilles, Painted In 1892 By Franz Von Matsch (c. 1861-1942)

This painting, created in 1892 by the Austrian artist, Franz von Matsch (c. 1861-1942), depicts an ignoble scene of Achilles from the legendary Trojan...

Thor Vs The Midgard Serpent, By Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922)

In the action-packed scene above, the German artist Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922) recreated an apocalyptic showdown between figures from Norse mythology. On the Right,...

Aeneas’ Flight From Troy, By Federico Barocci (16th Century)

This scene, painted by the 16th-century Italian artist Frederico Barocci, depicts the famous escape of Aeneas from Ilium at the end of the legendary...

Illustration Depicting Buri And Audhumla from the 18th-century Icelandic manuscript, SÁM 66

The curious image above comes from an Icelandic text called the Melsteðs-Edda, preserved in a manuscript designated, SÁM 66, by the Árni Magnússon Institute...

Oath Of The Horatii, Painted By Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825)

The scene above, painted by the French artist Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825), depicts a story from the folkloric history of the ancient kingdom of Rome....

Recent History Pictures

The Decameron, Painted By John William Waterhouse (1849–1917)

In the colorful painting above, artist John William Waterhouse (1849–1917) brings to life the framework story of The Decameron, a masterpiece of literature written...

Thor Vs The Midgard Serpent, By Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922)

In the action-packed scene above, the German artist Emil Doepler (c. 1855–1922) recreated an apocalyptic showdown between figures from Norse mythology. On the Right,...

Calgacus at Mons Graupius, by William Greatbach (c. 1802-1885)

In the scene displayed above, the British illustrator William Greatbach (c. 1802-1885) brought to life a pre-battle speech said to have occurred in the...

Aeneas’ Flight From Troy, By Federico Barocci (16th Century)

This scene, painted by the 16th-century Italian artist Frederico Barocci, depicts the famous escape of Aeneas from Ilium at the end of the legendary...

Surrender Of King John II Of France At The Battle Of Poitiers, By Henri-Louis Dupray (c. 1841-1909)

This image, created by the French artist Henri-Louis Dupray (c. 1841-1909), depicts the surrender of King John II of France to the forces of...
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