Paintings of 1888

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Beautiful natural sceneries have always amazed human-brain and that could be the reason most artist tries to depict the natural landscapes at least for once. The tranquility, pureness and transparency found in a natural environment are found nowhere else. There is no falsehood here. The honesty of the scenery may be is the lucrative element. The current portrayal made in 1888 represents the highland cattle in a landscape. The place is set among the mountains where the chill is the natural element. The cattle depicted here are no normal. They are the special breed who can survive the chill, which won’t be bearable for the normal beef cattle. That’s why, for the inhabitants of the highlands these highland cattle are the only option to accomplish […]

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The Lady of Shalott is a Victorian ballad by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The contemporary painter John William Waterhouse has portrayed the poem on the canvas. The poem is about a cursed lady who lives isolated on an island in a castle. She is lonely and the local farmer doesn’t know about her existence as she lives in isolation. As the poem describes because of the curse upon her, she is not allowed to directly see the world. But, to do that she uses a mirror and by the glancing at those reflections she keeps weaving the images. But, one day when she sees Lancelot, the knight she can’t resist herself and goes outside. To pursue the knight, she takes a boat and […]

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