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  1. 10 minutes ago on That is Priceless

    Rebecca and Eliezer:

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bartolom%C3%A9_Esteban_Perez_Murillo_022.jpg 

    (best viewed by Google Chrome – can translate most pages if necessary) has info and links that point to info about this painting.

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/murillo_bartolome_esteban.html 

    https://www.the-athenaeum.org/people/detail.php?ID=3091 

    http://www.sai.msu.su/cjackson/murillo/murillo_bio.htm 

    http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/artists/2967/bartolom-esteban-murillo-spanish-1617-1682/ 

    https://www.wga.hu/bio_m/m/murillo/biograph.html 

    https://www.wikiart.org/en/bartolome-esteban-murillo 

    http://www.all-art.org/history252-23.html 

    https://www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collection/artist/murillo-bartolome-esteban/314440b0-386b-4b11-81f1-d84809e7704e 

    all have info, and perhaps links that point to info, about this artist, perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the first URL. So far, 5 works by him have been used here. 

    https://www.gocomics.com/that-is-priceless/2017/10/31?comments=visible 

    has the prior (my comment there included 2 of the artist info URLs).

     

    Again, a larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2063 (October 17, 2017) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

  2. about 21 hours ago on That is Priceless

    George Canning (1770-1827)

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:George_Canning_by_Sir_Thomas_Lawrence.jpg 

    (best viewed by Google Chrome which can automatically translate most pages as necessary) has info and links that point to info about this painting.

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/lawrence_sir_thomas.html 

    https://www.the-athenaeum.org/people/detail.php?ID=2967 

    http://www.sai.msu.su/cjackson/lawrence/lawrence_bio.htm 

    http://www.all-art.org/history356-5.html 

    http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100054787 

    https://www.wga.hu/bio_m/l/lawrence/biograph.html 

    https://www.wikiart.org/en/thomas-lawrence 

    https://www.artrenewal.org/Artist/Index/866 

    https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp02654/sir-thomas-lawrence 

    https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/artists/sir-thomas-lawrence 

    https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/literature-and-arts/european-art-1600-present-biographies/sir-thomas-lawrence 

    all have and perhaps links that point to info about this artist, perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the first URL. So far, 2 works by him have been used here. 

    https://www.gocomics.com/that-is-priceless/2012/11/26?comments=visible 

    has the prior, which while my comments are still there, with the line breaks removed, its 23 hyperlinks remain inactive. ?&@#!#%&!

     

    Again, a larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2062 (October 16, 2018) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

  3. 1 day ago on That is Priceless

     

    https://www.wfmt.com/2017/10/27/through-a-farce-darkly-how-a-glinka-overture-became-the-theme-song-for-the-sitcom-mom/

  4. 1 day ago on Heart of the City

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFZavCkl9mY&t=48s

  5. 2 days ago on That is Priceless

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka during the composition of the opera “Ruslan and Lyudmila”

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mikhail_Glinka_by_Ilya_Repin.jpg 

    (best viewed by Google Chrome which can automatically translate most pages as necessary) has info and links that point to info about this painting. The strip coloration is the prior under File history.

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/repin_ilya.html 

    https://www.the-athenaeum.org/people/detail.php?ID=1884 

    https://www.wga.hu/bio_m/r/repin/biograph.html 

    http://www.all-art.org/history458-2.html 

    https://www.artrenewal.org/Artist/Index/1853 

    https://www.wikiart.org/en/ilya-repin 

    https://www.tretyakovgallery.ru/en/collection/?category=all&period=all&author=repin 

    http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/famous-artists/ilya-repin.htm 

    http://www.artcyclopedia.ru/repin_ilya_efimovich.htm 

    https://vsdn.ru/authorcolumn/357.htm 

    all have and perhaps links that point to info about this artist (the last 2 in Russian; again, Chrome can automatically translate), perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the first URL. So far, 11 works by him have been used here. 

    https://www.gocomics.com/that-is-priceless/2015/11/26?comments=visible 

    has the prior, which while my comments are still there, with the line breaks removed, its 23 hyperlinks remain inactive. ?&@#!#%&!

     

    Again, a slightly larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2061 (October 15, 2018) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

  6. 3 days ago on That is Priceless

    Anna Dorota Chrzanowska in the Castle at Trembowla

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:L%C3%B6ffler-Anna_Dorota_Chrzanowska_na_zamku_w_Trembowli.jpg 

    (best viewed by Google Chrome which can automatically translate most pages as necessary) has info and links that point to info about this roughly A1 paper size painting.

     

    http://www.pinakoteka.zascianek.pl/Loeffler/Loeffler_bio.htm 

    https://desa.pl/pl/authors/754/leopold-loeffler 

    http://dzielautracone.gov.pl/en/news/114-the-loveliest-bow-in-polish-painting-delights-once-again-at-the-silesian-museum-in-katowice 

    all have info about this artist (the first 2 in Polish, again, Chrome can automatically translate – Bing may do better in this case), perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the first URL. This is the first work by him used here.

     

    Again, a slightly larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2060 (October 14, 2018) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

  7. 6 days ago on That is Priceless

    The Anger of Achilles or Sacrifice of Iphigénie

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jacques-Louis_David_-_Anger_of_Achilles.jpg 

    (best viewed by Google Chrome which can automatically translate most pages as necessary) has info and links that point to info about this painting.

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/david_jacques-louis.html 

    http://www.sai.msu.su/cjackson/jdavid/jdavid_bio.htm 

    https://www.wikiart.org/en/jacques-louis-david 

    http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacques-louis-david/ 

    https://www.wga.hu/bio_m/d/david_j/biograph.html 

    https://www.the-athenaeum.org/people/detail.php?ID=1959 

    https://www.artrenewal.org/Artist/Index/40 

    http://www.all-art.org/history356-2.html 

    all have info about this artist (the 2nd corrects the death year typo in the text), perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the first URL. So far, 6 works by him have been used here. 

    https://www.gocomics.com/that-is-priceless/2014/04/23?comments=visible 

    has the prior, which while my comments are still there, with the line breaks removed, its 23 hyperlinks remain inactive, and its embedded image has disappeared. ?&@#!#%&!

     

    Again, a larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2059 (October 11, 2018) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

  8. 7 days ago on That is Priceless

    Charles-François Pinceloup de la Grange

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Perronneau,_Jean-Baptiste_-_Charles-Fran%C3%A7ois_Pinceloup_de_la_Grange_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg 

    (best viewed by Google Chrome which can automatically translate most pages as necessary) has info and links that point to info about this roughly B2 paper size painting. The Summary inset image accesses the much larger different coloration image currently shown online by the museum; perhaps the strip is a small version of its predecessor.

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/perronneau_jean-baptiste.html 

    https://www.the-athenaeum.org/people/detail.php?ID=5990 

    https://www.wga.hu/bio_m/p/perronne/biograph.html 

    http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/artists/690/jean-baptiste-perronneau-french-1715-1783/ 

    https://www.howtopastel.com/2013/06/jean-baptiste-perronneau-had-you-heard-of-him-before/ 

    https://books.google.com/books?id=KvQ4AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA35#v=onepage&q&f=false 

    all have info about this artist, perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the first URL. This is the first work by him used here.

     

    Again, a slightly larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2058 (October 10, 2018) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

  9. 8 days ago on That is Priceless

    Knitting Girl Reading

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Albert_Anker_-_Strickendes_M%C3%A4dchen_beim_lesen_(1907).jpg 

    (best viewed by Google Chrome – can translate pages if necessary) has info and links that point to info about this roughly B4 paper size painting.

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/anker_albert.html 

    https://iamachild.wordpress.com/category/anker-albert-samuel/ 

    https://www.the-athenaeum.org/people/detail.php?ID=572 

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16444946 

    https://www.istanbulsanatevi.com/en/famous-artists/surname-a/albert-anker/ 

    https://www.wikiart.org/en/albert-anker 

    http://www.artnet.com/artists/albert-anker/ 

    http://albert-anker.ch/%20engl/bio-e.html 

    http://www.sikart.ch/KuenstlerInnen.aspx?id=4000009&lng=en 

    all have info about this artist. The last is in German (again Chrome can translate). Click more… in the Lexicon article for the complete text, and More works under the right side images for, currently, 580 works by him (including this). So far, 13 works by him have been used here. 

    https://www.gocomics.com/that-is-priceless/2017/12/08?comments=visible 

    has the prior work (my comment there included the last artist info URL, when only 573 works were shown there).

     

    Again, a larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2057 (October 9, 2018) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.

  10. 9 days ago on That is Priceless

    The Prodigal Daughter

    https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-prodigal-daughter-81695 

    has info and links that point to info about this painting. The strip coloration image came from the 2nd artist info URL below (since replaced there with a different coloration image).

     

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/collier_john.html 

    https://www.wikiart.org/en/john-collier 

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8879070/john-maier-collier 

    https://books.google.com/books?id=hh5VCAAAQBAJ&pg=PT2#v=onepage&q&f=false 

    http://www.artnet.com/artists/john-collier-2/biography 

    http://www.avictorian.com/Collier_John.html 

    http://www.victorianweb.org/painting/collier/index.html 

    https://www.artrenewal.org/Artist/Index/706 

    http://hoocher.com/John_Collier/John_Collier.html 

    all have info about this (somewhat unique, in that he was married to sisters; the second marriage had to take place outside of England due to legal restrictions at the time – not polygamy) artist, perhaps in addition to what’s pointed to by the first URL. So far, 8 works by him have been used here (9 times, with 1 repeat using a different caption). 

    https://www.gocomics.com/that-is-priceless/2016/05/25?comments=visible 

    has the prior, which while my comments are still there, with the line breaks removed, its 15 hyperlinks remain inactive, and its embedded image has disappeared. ?@#!#%&!

     

    Again, a larger strip image is shown by clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #2056 (October 8, 2018) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment.