Paintings of 1906

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Award winner German painter Heirich von Zugel devoted his art towards depicting domestic animals. His paintings often described animals with their masters doing works farms or just wandering in meadow or in small lakes. Here he comes up again with the same relation between the human and the animals which represents the dependency of the both sides in old times. The animals were dependent on the people for food and protection while people were dependent on animals for ploughing, milk and fur. Though, nowadays this kind of relations is quickly fading away due to the alternatives for the animals. Instead, animals are mostly being prisoned harshly in the ‘animal-farms’. Here is a normal every day work in country-side. Artist has kept the farmer’s face unclear […]

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The depiction of the lady Salome in the picture is an infamous character from Greek mythology. She was and is severely criticized for her voluptuous dance against her own step-father Herod Antipas. The incident is notorious among the artist through-out the years and many depiction has been produced on the same theme with weightage giving at variety of points in the story. In the story, when Salome’s step father Herod pleases by her Dance of the seven Veils, he overwhelmingly gives her boon to demand anything as a prize. She runs to her mother to get guidance about what to ask. He vicious mother Herodias tells her to ask for the head of John The Baptist. Having reluctance to fulfill her demand, the king was […]

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