The painting "The Blue Boy" was purchased by Henry Huntington in 1921 for a then-record price of $725,000, which translates to more than $9.6 million in 2014. "Pinkie" was the last painting purchased by Huntington in the late 1920s for an undisclosed price.Know More
Both portraits hang close to each other in The Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif. "The Blue Boy" was painted by Thomas Gainsborough in 1770. Huntington bought the painting from the Duke of Westminster in England.
"Pinkie" was completed by Thomas Lawrence in 1794, and the portrait features an 11-year-old girl in a pink dress. The subject, Sarah Barrett Moulton, died a few months after the painting was finished. Sarah's younger brother, Edward, was the father of poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.Learn more about Painting
Prehistoric rock and cave paintings have been found in caves around the world, including locations in Africa, Australia, Europe, India, North and South America and Southeast Asia. Cave paintings in the Cave of El Castillo in Spain are considered the oldest known ancient cave paintings, dating back some 40,800 years.Full Answer >
Robert William Wood’s most famous painting is “October Morn,” painted in 1956, a landscape set in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York that sold 1.25 million prints in two years. Others are “Texas Spring” and “Autumn Bronze.”Full Answer >
As of 2015, the website Fine Art America has a wide variety of paintings and prints of Jesus Christ in different religious settings. AllPosters.com and the LDS Bookstore also sell various Christ-themed and religious prints.Full Answer >
ILOVEBODYART.com, JohannesStoetterArt.com and EarthHenna.com provide diverse body painting photo galleries online. The first two websites contain galleries of complex body artwork, such as multi-person body painting, camouflage work and illusions, while EarthHenna.com contains photos of henna tattoos.Full Answer >