Thursday, April 14, 2011

Portraits of Women by Edward John Poynter 1836-1919



Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Agnes Poynter 1867


Edward John Poynter was an English Neoclassical painter and designer who served as President of the Royal Academy. He was the first Slade Professor from 1871 to 1875, was Principal of the National Art Training School from 1875 to 1881, was Director of the National Gallery from 1894 to 1904 (overseeing the opening of the Tate Gallery), and became a Royal Academician in 1876. Poynter was elected President of the Royal Academy in 1896.


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) At The Window


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Cressida


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Erato the Muse of Poetry


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Violinist


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Day-Dream


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Georgiana Burne-Jones 1840-1920, 1870


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Louise A Baldwin


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Mrs Langtry 1878


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Sweet Pea Blossoms


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919)


Edward John Poynter (English Classicist painter, 1836-1919) Music Heavenly Maid 1889