290 paintings by masters of Victorian Neo-Classical realism. Printable art for crafts cards scrapbooks jewelry-making, altered art and more.
Beautifully detailed, romantic images of women in Greek and Roman dress, classical nudes, scenes from mythology, dazzling Mediterranean sunlight and scenery, and scenes of Victorian life.
ARTISTS IN THIS COLLECTION:
- Lawrence Alma-Tadema
- John William Godward
- Frederick Lord Leighton
- William Bouguereau (23 bonus images not included in our Bouguereau collection)
All images have titles. All are carefully organized and beautifully presented for your enjoyment.
Perfect for altered art, collage/mixed media, card making, scrapbooking, decoupage, stamping, pendants and charms, assemblage. Make fabric transfers, transparencies, tags and labels, many more creative uses! The only limit is your imagination.
About Victorian Neoclassicism
The European art movement called "neoclassicism" began in the 18th century as a reaction against Baroque and Rococo art and a return to the ideals of Roman and Greek art (as interpreted by these later European artists). Neo-classical paintings tend to have sharp colors and chiaroscuro, favor realism in portrayal, and often take their themes from classical literature and civilization, mythology, the Bible, and history. The artists featured on this CD worked during the end of this movement, during the Victorian era of the mid- to late-19th century.
The Victorian art-viewing public was generally well-educated in Greek and Roman scholarship, so these painters paid much attention to accurate details in their subject matter. They often studied architecture and archaeology as well as drawing and painting. They showed remarkable skill in painting beautifully draped fabrics, vivid flowers, dazzling Mediterranean sunlight and scenery, and reflective surfaces such as metal and marble. Alma-Tadema's meticulous research and detail actually led to his paintings being used as inspiration for Hollywood set designs for films such as Ben Hur, Cleopatra, The Ten Commandments, and even Gladiator!
The Victorian Neoclassicists were often influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite painters, especially in their vibrant colors and portrayal of beautiful women. Both movements were eclipsed by the rise of Impressionism, Fauvism and Cubism near the end of the 19th century. The Neoclassicists were widely scorned and neglected for decades, until a revival of interest in the 1970s which continues today.
The romantic, often serene, world of these paintings is idealized in subject matter while at the same time wonderfully realistic in detail.
Using These Images
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ALL IMAGES ARE 300 DPI.
Images are JPG. All are 1500 pixels on longest side. This will be approximately 5 inches when printed at 300 dpi, or twice that size at 150 dpi (can be resized before printing, down to very small). Samples may be smaller than actual images. Images are NOT watermarked.
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