With most of the artists I discuss in "Feel Art Again," there are so many great works of art available that it's hard to decide which painting to include in the post. I've rounded up 5 such artists who really deserve a second exhibition.
5. Cornelis Saftleven
The angry growl of "A Lion Snarling" is a stark contrast to the whimsical nature of "An Enchanted Cellar with Animals," though both were drawn in chalk by this little-known Dutch painter.
4. Sir Edward Poynter
"Corner of a Villa" depicts a luxurious intimate indoor scene, while "Israel in Egypt" is a sweeping and graphic historical scene. In his day, Poynter was a well-respected authority in the art world, and he remains well-known today.
3. Gustave Moreau
Moreau believed only in what he did not say, and solely in what he felt; as a result, his artwork focused on mythological and Biblical scenes, such as "Young Moses," and even his more historical scenes, such as "The Triumph of Alexander the Great," are more mystical than realistic or accurate.
1. Sir John Lavery
The Irish artist perhaps known more for his role in Anglo-Irish interactions produced both "The Glasgow Exhibition, 1888" and "Spring," despite their markedly different color schemes and clarity of details.
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