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Re: Edmund Blair Leighton

Poster: Scott Silvers/Lord James Beckett of Westmorland <beckett@anent.com>

Betty & David Eyer wrote:
> Poster: Betty & David Eyer <Betty_and_David@compuserve.com>
> >>For Christmas, my daughter received a mini-dress with a
> reproduction of a painting of a lady in a boat and I could not remember
> the name of "that guy who paints all the dreamy medieval pictures".  <<
> OK, I know that this puts me into the period-nazi category, but I just
> can't help myself.  Those are NOT medieval pictures.  Those are VICTORIAN
> pictures!
I have to disagree.  Yes, the painters are not medieval, but the
subjects are.  In my opinion that makes them medieval pictures to most
people.  If I paint a scene of medieval life, it's a medieval picture,
though I'm definitely not a medieval artist.

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