Thursday, October 25, 2012

Women by Hungarian artist Karoly Brocky 1807-1855


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Daughters of Istvan Medgyasszay c 1833


Brocky was the son of a Hungarian hairdresser who died when his son was still young. After trying his hand at acting, Brocky attended a free drawing school at Vienna; and then, traveled to Paris, where he studied at the Louvre. He sailed to London at the age of 30 & decided to stay. From 1839 on, he exhibited at the Royal Academy, continuing until his death in 1855.


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Woman 1835


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Elisabeth Barrett Browing 1839-44 (Yes, she is not Hungarian, but I could not leave her out)


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Summer 1846


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Does He Love Me after 1847


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Woman 1840s


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Mother and Child


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Portrait of a Woman


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Young Woman Watering a Plant by the Window


Karoly Brocky (Hungarian artist, 1807-1855) Woman Standing at a Window


Women Waiting



Giovanni Boldini (Italian painter, 1842–1931) Madame Leclanche 1881


Giovanni Boldini (Italian painter, 1842–1931) Lina Cavalieri 1901


Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950)

Adelaide Cole Chase (American painter, 1868–1944) Portrait of a Young Woman


Giovanni Boldini (Italian painter, 1842–1931) Lady Colin Campbell c 1897