Sunday, September 27, 2020

History Pictures

The Burning Of Sodom, By Camille Corot (c. 1796-1875)

This painting, by the French artist Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (often shortened to just Camille Corot, c. 1796-1875), was inspired by the Biblical story of Sodom...

Alexander Entering Babylon, By Sébastien Leclerc (c. 1637-1714)

This drawing, by the French artist Sébastien Leclerc (c. 1637-1714), was inspired by accounts of Alexander the Great’s entrance into Babylon. The Macedonian conqueror...

Ulysses And The Sirens, Painted By John William Waterhouse (c. 1849–1917)

This painting, by the British artist John William Waterhouse (c. 1849–1917), depicts one of the famous obstacles faced by Odysseus (a name Latinized to...

Tyr and Fenrir, by John Bauer (c. 1882–1918)

This illustration, by the Swedish artist John Albert Bauer (c. 1882–1918), depicts a tale from Norse mythology. The wolfish figure on the left side...

Tyr and Fenrir, by John Bauer (c. 1882–1918)

This illustration, by the Swedish artist John Albert Bauer (c. 1882–1918), depicts a tale from Norse mythology. The wolfish figure on the left side...

Illustration Of Fredegund’s Actions After The Death Of Her Son Theuderic, From A 14th-Century Manuscript Of The Chroniques de France ou de St Denis

This illustration comes from a 14th-century manuscript of the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis that is housed in The British Museum, where...

Illustration Of Harald Sigurdsson Attacking A Sicilian City, By Wilhelm Wetlesen (c. 1871-1925)

This image, created by the Norwegian artist Wilhelm Wetlesen (c. 1871-1925), was produced for an 1899 reprint of the Heimskringla—a medieval collection of sagas composed...

Illustration Of Freyr Attributed To Jacques Reich (1852–1923)

This illustration, attributed to the Hungarian artist Jacques Reich (1852–1923), was produced around the year 1900 for Sarah Powers Bradish’s book, Old Norse Stories....

Examination Of A Witch, Painted By Tompkins Harrison Matteson (c. 1813–1884)

This painting was created by the American artist, Tompkins Harrison Matteson (c. 1813–1884), and is housed within the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts....

Scene From Gulliver’s Travels, Illustrated By Arthur Rackham (c. 1867–1939)

This illustration, with its unique ink and watercolor style, was created by the great British artist, Arthur Rackham (c. 1867–1939). He produced this peculiar...

Landing of Columbus, by John Vanderlyn (1775–1852)

In this painting, the American artist John Vanderlyn re-creates the landing of the explorer, Christopher Columbus, in the so-called New World. The adventurer had...

Painting Of St. Teresa Of Avila, By An Anonymous 17th-Century Artist

Above is a painting that features the Catholic nun and mystic, Saint Teresa of Avila (c. 1515-1582). Unfortunately, the artist of the work has...

The Burning Of Sodom, By Camille Corot (c. 1796-1875)

This painting, by the French artist Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (often shortened to just Camille Corot, c. 1796-1875), was inspired by the Biblical story of Sodom...

Tyr and Fenrir, by John Bauer (c. 1882–1918)

This illustration, by the Swedish artist John Albert Bauer (c. 1882–1918), depicts a tale from Norse mythology. The wolfish figure on the left side...

Illustration Of Freyr Attributed To Jacques Reich (1852–1923)

This illustration, attributed to the Hungarian artist Jacques Reich (1852–1923), was produced around the year 1900 for Sarah Powers Bradish’s book, Old Norse Stories....

Examination Of A Witch, Painted By Tompkins Harrison Matteson (c. 1813–1884)

This painting was created by the American artist, Tompkins Harrison Matteson (c. 1813–1884), and is housed within the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts....

Crossing The Rubicon, Commissioned By Jacob Abbot (c. 1803-1879)

This artwork, by an unknown artist, was commissioned by the American author, Jacob Abbot (c. 1803-1879), for use in his History of Julius Caesar,...

Illustration Of Harald Sigurdsson Attacking A Sicilian City, By Wilhelm Wetlesen (c. 1871-1925)

This image, created by the Norwegian artist Wilhelm Wetlesen (c. 1871-1925), was produced for an 1899 reprint of the Heimskringla—a medieval collection of sagas composed...

Illustration Of The Gallic Sack Of Rome, Created By Dudley Heath c. 1912

This illustration was created by Dudley Heath around 1912 for Mary Macgregor’s Story of Rome, From the Earliest Times to the Death of Augustus,...

Alexander The Great And The Family Of Darius, By Felice Giani (c. 1758–1823)

This drawing, created by the Italian artist Felice Giani (c. 1758–1823) and housed by the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, depicts an event from...

Ulysses And The Sirens, Painted By John William Waterhouse (c. 1849–1917)

This painting, by the British artist John William Waterhouse (c. 1849–1917), depicts one of the famous obstacles faced by Odysseus (a name Latinized to...

Tyr and Fenrir, by John Bauer (c. 1882–1918)

This illustration, by the Swedish artist John Albert Bauer (c. 1882–1918), depicts a tale from Norse mythology. The wolfish figure on the left side...

Odysseus and Nausicaa, Painted By Joachim Von Sandrart (c. 1630-1688)

This painting, created by the German artist and writer Joachim von Sandrart (c. 1630-1688), depicts a scene from Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey. It...

Quarrel of Achilles and Agamemnon, painted by William Page (c. 1811-1885)

This painting, created by the American artist William Page (c. 1811-1885) and housed in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, re-creates the dramatic argument that...

Recent History Pictures

The Burning Of Sodom, By Camille Corot (c. 1796-1875)

This painting, by the French artist Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (often shortened to just Camille Corot, c. 1796-1875), was inspired by the Biblical story of Sodom...

Alexander Entering Babylon, By Sébastien Leclerc (c. 1637-1714)

This drawing, by the French artist Sébastien Leclerc (c. 1637-1714), was inspired by accounts of Alexander the Great’s entrance into Babylon. The Macedonian conqueror...

Ulysses And The Sirens, Painted By John William Waterhouse (c. 1849–1917)

This painting, by the British artist John William Waterhouse (c. 1849–1917), depicts one of the famous obstacles faced by Odysseus (a name Latinized to...

Tyr and Fenrir, by John Bauer (c. 1882–1918)

This illustration, by the Swedish artist John Albert Bauer (c. 1882–1918), depicts a tale from Norse mythology. The wolfish figure on the left side...

The Death of Socrates, by Jacques-Louis David (c. 1748–1825)

This painting, by French artist Jacques-Louis David (c. 1748–1825), depicts the death scene of the famous Greek inquirer, Socrates. In 399 BCE, the seventy-year-old...
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