The Ambassadors

Famous Paintings was printed by Funk & Wagnalls Company in 1913.
The paintings are "Selected from the World's Great Galleries and Reproduced in Colour"
The introduction to the book is by G.K. Chesterton . The pictures are in the public domain.
If you choose to use one of them I would appreciate a link back to this page.
A lot of time and effort has gone into making them available to you.

This Art Gallery is a companion page to

Art Appreciation Lessons

Art Gallery, Famous Paintings Volume 2

We have a new game "Name the Painting".


M. Bompard
A Prayer to the Madonna

The Madonna and Child

Sir Edward Coley
King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid

Sir Edward Coley
The Mill

Jean Charles Cazin

John Constable
Boat-Building Near
Flatford Mill

John Crome
On the Skirts of the Forest

Pascal Adolphe Jean
The Blessed Bread

Theophile Emanuel Duverger

C.W. Furse
Diana of the Uplands

W.H. Gore

Peter Graham
A Rainy Day

Jean Baptiste Greuze
The Listening Girl

Sir James Guthrie
A Highland Funeral

Frans Hals
A Man With a Glove
In His Hand

Hans Holbein the Younger
The Ambassadors

Henry Holiday
Dante and Beatrice

Sir Edwin Landseer

Sir Edwin Landseer
A Naughty Child

H.H. La Thangue
Mowing Bracken

Sir Thomas Lawrence
Caroline of Brunswick,
Queen of George IV.

G.D. Leslie
Sun and Moon Flowers

J. Seymour Lucas

Jean Louis Ernest
The Print Collector

Jean Francois Millet
The Angelus

Jean Francois Millet
Going to Work

Sir William Quiller
The Farmer's Daughter

Ralph Peacock

His Own Portrait

Sir Joshua Reynolds
The Infant Samuel

Sir Joshua Reynolds
The Strawberry Girl

George Romney
The Parson's Daughter

W. Dendy Sadler
A Good Story

W. Dendy Sadler

William Small
The Last Match

J.M. Swan
On the Alert,
Lioness and Cubs

J.M.W. Turner
Peace: Burial at Sea of the
Body of Sir David Wilkie

J.M.W. Turner
Rain Steam and Speed
The Great Western Railway

Portrait of a Spanish Lady
"La Femme a L'Eventail"

Frederick Walker
The Vagrants

George Frederick Watts

James McNeill Whistler
My Mother

Anders Zorn
A Fisherman

Art Appreciation
48 Lessons for Kids
Free printable worksheets
and activities
(Different Series)

Jigsaw Puzzles

Thanks to my cousin Brian Perkins for the use of the book Famous Paintings.
You can contact him for rare and hard-to-find books at:
Back Door Book Store
3071 Wabash
Ft. Worth, Texas 76109
email: briiansr (then use the symbol for "at") yahoo.com

Thanks to my son, Elton, for help with some of the pictures.
Visit him for stock photos and inspirational pictures.

My mother, Vera Griffin was also a well-known artist in West Texas.

480390: The Art Museum: A Sticker Story Coloring Book The Art Museum: A Sticker Story Coloring Book
By Sylvia Walker / Dover Publications

From boarding the bus to shopping for souvenirs, 30 lively illustrations to color follow a school field trip to an art museum. Plus, kids can also match 23 stickers of the world's greatest art masterpieces to their frames in the book - or decorate notebooks, school projects, and more. A complete list of titles and artists appears on the inside back cover.

639720: Art: Over 2500 Works from Cave to Contemporary Art: Over 2500 Works from Cave to Contemporary
By DK Publishing Inc.

Comprehensive in scope and scale, this gorgeous DK ART book provides a visually rich journey through humanity's development. Beginning with a short section of how artists use color, composition, light, shade and other technical elements of art, each art movement and school is detailed with more than 700 artists from all periods and cultures profiled. Picture-packed pages allow you to examine key examples of their work and see how they changed over their lifetime. Close-ups of famous artwork also allow the reader to analyze the creation of these masterpieces with graphics, overlays and highlighted detail. Chronologically organized from prehistory through contemporary art, traditional painting and sculpture work is included alongside masks, goldwork, carvings, panels, and other forms of artistic expression. 612 pages, indexed, hardcover with dust jacket.

26018: Masterpiece of the Month: An Art Appreaciation Program for Grades K-5 Masterpiece of the Month: An Art Appreaciation Program for Grades K-5
By Jennifer Thomas / Teacher Created Resources

Students learn about artistic concepts by looking at great works of art. Follow-up art activities using crayons, chalk, tempera paint, and more reinforce learning.

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