Art in Detail _ A Tragic Love (Paintings)

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Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant Love never ends Corinthians 13


Art in Detail A Tragic Love ( Paintings )


SCHEFFER, Ary The Ghosts of Paolo and Francesca Appear to Dante and Virgil 1855 Oil on canvas, 171 x 239 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris


Francesca Da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta Dante's Inferno, Canto V, the Second Circle ... lovers Paolo and Francesca condemned to the darkness of Hell with the souls of the lustful


RUBENS, Peter Paul Hero and Leander c. 1605 Oil on canvas, 128 x 217 cm Gemaldegalerie, Dresden


Hero and Leander But one stormy winter night, the waves tossed Leander in the sea and the breezes blew out Hero's light ...


WATERHOUSE, John William Waterhouse Echo and Narcissus 1903 Oil on canvas, 892 x 1092 cm Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool


Echo and Narcissus Narcissus rests by a spring, and while drinking he is captivated by the image of the beauty he has seen ...


MOREAU, Gustave Jupiter And Semele 1889 – 1895  Oil on canvas Musée Gustave-Moreau, Paris


Jupiter and Semele Jupiter in all his divine glory ... but mortals can not look at the gods without perishing


LEIGHTON, Edmund Blair Abelard and his Pupil Heloise 1882 Oil on canvas Private collection


Heloise and Abelard ... the 900 year old love affair of a philosopher and theologian and his student Heloise continues to inspire and move us


PIERO DI COSIMO The Death of Procris c. 1500 Oil on panel, 65 x 183 cm National Gallery, London


Cephalus and Procris This is not the outcome of a romantic tragedy ... Cephalus and Procris have an awesome marriage until Eos, the lusty goddess of dawn, swoops down and takes Cephalus to her bed


MILLAIS, Sir John Everett Ophelia 1851-52 Oil on canvas, 76 x 112 cm Tate Gallery, London


Ophelia and ... Men dominate Ophelia's world ... men who want too much and who represent too many contradictions She cannot comply with their wills ... she cannot assert her own She cannot live because her Selfhood does not exist


BURTON, Frederic William Hellelil and Hildebrand, the meeting on the turret stairs 1864 Watercolour and gouache on paper, 95.5 x 60.8 cm National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin


Hellelil and Hildebrand A brief encounter of two doomed lovers ...


LEIGHTON, Edmund The End of The Song (Tristan and Isolde) 1902 Oil on canvas, 128.52 × 147.32 cm Private collection


Tristan and Iseult ... the tragic tale of two lovers fated to share a forbidden but undying love


HAYE, Francesco The last Adieu of Romeo and Juliet 1823 Oil on canvas, 291 × 202 cm Villa Carlotta, Tremezzo


Romeo and Juliet ... the synonym for love itself


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