Thomas Rowlandson, to modern standards, probably would be qualified a pornographer. His “Diana and her Nymphs bathing” however is what it is: an example of classic elegance and beauty. In the style of one of his examples: Peter Paul Rubens. Most of his (prolific) work is satirical, humanistic and sometimes plain dirty. But a gifted classical drawer he was. Since an original Rowlandson drawing is (way) out of financial reach this modern high quality print (ordered online and cheap) of the original (20,5 x 18,5 cm.) water color and ink drawing is a fine compromis. The original “Diana” is preserved in the permanent collection of the Washington D.C. National Gallery of Art.
Dear print lover, passing-by visitor and reader:
While this new gallery-museum site is under construction (being build-up, stocked and arranged) priority must be given to first add all the represented artists in the index with works from the collection and if possible with the examples from the archives.
During construction the site is open to visitors, questions, feedback and suggestions.
Read more about the artists, their lives, families and careers in the new and extensive Artist Lexicon: “DAS HAUS DER FRAU, the short biographies” accompanying this exhibition.
Hundreds of new artist biographies, a private publication in 2 Volumes written conveniently in English.
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