Home

Feelings

Love

From the sweet naiveté of a Pre-Raphellite sonnet to the burning lusts of Egon Schele, love abides. Love blesses us and it hurts us — and no one is more inspired than a wounded or love-drunk artist.

The Oldest Love Poem

The Oldest Love Poem

800 BCE
The Progress of Love: Love Letters

The Progress of Love: Love Letters

Jean-Honoré Fragonard1771-1772
The Progress of Love: Reverie

The Progress of Love: Reverie

Jean-Honoré Fragonard1771-1772
The Progress of Love - The Lover Crowned

The Progress of Love - The Lover Crowned

Jean-Honoré Fragonard1771-1772
The Progress of Love: The Meeting

The Progress of Love: The Meeting

Jean-Honoré Fragonard1771-1772
Sappho and Phaon

Sappho and Phaon

Jacques-Louis David1809
A Huguenot on St Bartholomew's Day

A Huguenot on St Bartholomew's Day

John Everett Millais1852
Alfred Sisley with His Wife

Alfred Sisley with His Wife

Pierre-Auguste Renoir1868
The Love Song

The Love Song

Edward Burne-Jones1868-1877
Hamlet and Ophelia

Hamlet and Ophelia

Mikhail Vrubel1888

I'm sending this letter along with that of your dear daughter Anna, my dear colleague in the arts, in order to tell you of my deep affection for her.

A Letter of Intent

Rosa Bonheur1898
Lovers in Pink

Lovers in Pink

Marc Chagall1916
Observatory Time - The Lovers

Observatory Time - The Lovers

Man Ray1932-1934

The selector used to find the pages shown above is:
template=artwork|writing|artist|movement|book|medium|subject|location|book, limit=200, subjects=7658, (template=artist|book|artwork|architecture), (template=writing, parent!=11473|11474|11475|11476|11477|11478|11479|11513|12439|12660|12702|13171|13510|13564|13800|14235|14546|14596|17316|17964|17965|17966|17982|18015|18017|18044|18194|18213|18307|18308|19003|19216|19275|19317|19371|19390|19402|19465|19502|19530|19610|21065|21138|21178), sort=sort=name, sort=year_completed