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Re: Edmund Blair Leighton
Poster: Scott Silvers/Lord James Beckett of Westmorland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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". <<
> SOAPBOX ON!
> 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
> SOAPBOX OFF!
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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