The Birth of Venus by Cabanel and other artists

The Birth of Venus (1863) by Alexandre Cabanel, free widescreen wallpaper 1920x1200

The French Academic painter Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) is well-known for his works depicting classical, mythological and religious themes, apart from his fame as a portrait painter. From 1844 he exhibited his works at the Paris Salon and had won the Grande Médaille d’Honneur at the Salons of 1865, 1867 and 1878. He painted more or […]

The most expensive paintings in the world

Free photo: Diana and Actaeon (1556-1559) oil painting by Titian

Which is the most expensive painting in the world? Well, I must confess that I can’t say for sure. But, I can refer you to a list of most expensive paintings published by Wikipedia. While I was searching for some information on the price of oil paintings, and other related facts, I came across a […]