Nathan Rebukes David for His Adultery, Published in 1712, Copper Engraving, Caspar Luiken (1672-1708)

Commentary by Hovak Najarian Related post B Proper 13, Art for August 5, 2012 At the time Caspar Luiken was born, Amsterdam was still aglow from its golden age of art and commerce. During those years it was the wealthiest city in Europe and an important center for the arts. His father, Jan Luiken, was a … Continue reading “Nathan Rebukes David for His Adultery, Published in 1712, Copper Engraving, Caspar Luiken (1672-1708)”

The Baptism of the Eunuch of the Ethiopian Queen by Philip, Egg Tempera, (ca. AD 1751-1800), Artist Unknown

Commentary by Hovak Najarian Related post “B Easter 5, Art for May 6, 2012 Duration of time is a factor in many of the arts. In motion pictures and in the theater there is a passage of time as the audience is engaged from beginning to end. A period of time occurs also as the plot of a … Continue reading “The Baptism of the Eunuch of the Ethiopian Queen by Philip, Egg Tempera, (ca. AD 1751-1800), Artist Unknown”

Expanding and refining our vision

Earlier this month I introduced you to Hovak Najarian who will expand our vision as we view Stan’s offerings in art each week. Not only will Hovak expand our vision but he will offer an experienced and educated eye to help us refine our vision as we enter the world of art. On the Third … Continue reading “Expanding and refining our vision”

B Lent 3, Art for Readings for March 11, 2012

REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn (b. 1606, Leiden, d. 1669, Amsterdam) Click to open Web Gallery of Art Artist Biography and to explore other works by this artist. Christ Driving the Money-Changers from the Temple c. 1626 Oil on panel, 43 x 33 cm Pushkin Museum, Moscow Click to open Web Gallery of Art image. Click again … Continue reading “B Lent 3, Art for Readings for March 11, 2012”

B Epiphany 6, Art for Readings for February 12, 2012

REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn Click to open Biblical Art on the WWW to explore other works by this artist. Artwork: Christ healing a leper Artist: REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn Date: C. 1655 Technique: Drawing Location: Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin Click to open Biblical Art on the WWW display page. Click on ‘IMAGE’ to enlarge.

B The Holy Name, Art for Readings for January 1, 2012

REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn (b. 1606, Leiden, d. 1669, Amsterdam) Click to open Web Gallery of Art Artist Biography and to explore other works by this artist. The Circumcision in the Stable 1654 Etching, 94 x 144 mm (3.7 x 5.7 in.) Click to open Web Gallery of Art display page. Click on their image to … Continue reading “B The Holy Name, Art for Readings for January 1, 2012”

A Proper 15 Art for Readings August 14, 2011

Joseph Recounting His Dreams, early 1640s reed pen and brown ink with brown wash, heightened with white, on laid paper overall: 17.3 x 22.4 cm (6 13/16 x 8 13/16 in.) Woodner Collection 1991.182.12 Not on View Click to open National Gallery of Art display page. Click on their image to enlarge/fit page etc. Christ … Continue reading “A Proper 15 Art for Readings August 14, 2011”

A Proper 8 Art for Readings 6/25/2011

Rembrandt van Rijn (artist) Dutch, 1606 – 1669 Click to open National Gallery of Art Artist Biography and to explore other works by this artist. Abraham’s Sacrifice, 1655 etching and drypoint sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 15.7 x 13.4 cm (6 3/16 x 5 1/4 in.) Rosenwald Collection 1943.3.7161 Click to open National Gallery of … Continue reading “A Proper 8 Art for Readings 6/25/2011”