Selected Works Let There be Light!
This selection of artworks centers round the sun, light, and how they are portrayed by artists. Regardless of how it is painted or portrayed, light is a key element in the components of an artwork.
"Frog" oil lamp
3rd-4th century AD
Medamod, Bisson de la Roque excavation
Byzantine era, 5th-7th century
Prints and Drawings
Camille Corot (Paris 1796-Paris 1875)
Hymn to the Sun
A gift from the artist to Alfred Robaut;...
Joseph WRIGHT, also known as WRIGHT OF DERBY (Derby,...
Lake Nemi, Sunset
Rembrandt Harmensz. VAN RIJN, known as REMBRANDT
Portrait of Hendrickje Stoffels...
Saul and the Witch of Endor
Caspar David FRIEDRICH
Seashore by Moonlight
Jean-Honoré FRAGONARD (Grasse, 1732 - Paris, 1806)
Painted for the Marquis de Véri
The Death of Sardanapalus
Salon of 1827
Anne-Louis GIRODET DE ROUSSY-TRIOSON
The Entombment of Atala
Salon of 1808