Merve Yeniad's Gallery

The adolescent Bacchus, Caravaggio Merisi, 1595 - 1597, From the collection of: Uffizi Gallery
The basket of fruit in Bacchus is interpreted as a vanitas. A vanitas is a type of still-life painting especially popular in Dutch and Flemish art of Renaissance and Baroque, which is intended to remind the viewer of the fleeting nature and meaninglessness earthly life. The painting shows a youthful Bacchus reclining in classical fashion with grapes and vine leaves in his hair. On a stone table in front of him is a bowl of fruit and a large carafe of red wine; with his left hand he holds out to the viewer a shallow goblet of the same winr, apparently inviting the viewer to join him.
The Prodigal Son, Large Model (L'Enfant prodigue, grand modèle), Auguste Rodin, late 1880s, cast 1969, From the collection of: Brooklyn Museum
The Prodigal Son begun in 1880 as a commision. Rodin worked on The Gates of Hell. By the late 1880s the commission had fallen through, allowing him to develop his vision without external deadlines or practical constraints.Figures intended for the Gates were made and shown seperately as they are seen here and no definitive cast of the overall compositiion was realized during Rodin's lifetime.This work is an example of Rodin's adaptation of favourite themes and composition.
El Greco has a style which is unique in European painting: a different combination of the expressive power of Italian Mannerism. Toledo is a city of Spain and El Greco's work expresses a landscape painting with a spiritual dimension. He chooses to portray the scene before a storm bursts. A lso as we know that Toledo is a religious city so in the painting Heaven is at war with the sun and this energy passes through surroundings of the buildings.
This painting is by Jacques Louşs David. It represents the scene of the death of Greek philosopher Socrates, condemned to die by drinking hemlock, for the expression of his ideas against those of Athens and corrupting the minds of youth. Socrates had the choice to go into exile or be sentenced to death by drinking hemlock.
Cupid and Psyche, Antonio Canova, 1808, From the collection of: The State Hermitage Museum
This work explains the story of old woman in Lucius Apuleius novel. Apuleius likely used an earlier tale as the basis for his story, modifying it to suit the thematic needs of his novel. It is either an allegory or a myth but the folkloric tradition. A mortal girl named Psyche, Venus asks her son Cupid to use his golden arrows while Psyche sleeps so that when she wakes ** Venus would palce a vile creature for her to fall in love with. Cupid finally agrees to her commands after a long debate. As he flies to Psyche's room at night, he becomes invisible so no one can see him fly in through her window.
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat, 1884-1886, From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
This is one of Georges Seurat's most famous works. A Sunday on La Grande Jatte is focusing on the landscape of the park. It is very usual a weekend day. Every one is in the park and the summer is good for them. Men take a rest on the grass and women walk with their children or dogs.
Milk Can and Apples, Paul Cézanne, 1879 - 1880, From the collection of: MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
In Milk Can and Apples, he divides the canvas horizantally: the blues of the cloth, pitcher and wallpaper contrast with the yellows, oranges and reds of the fruit on the table.
The Open Window, Juan Gris, 1921, From the collection of: Museo Reina Sofia
This work is the example of Cubism. Gris shows us living beside the sea and he has guitar , bottle and some other things probably he is alone in his home and he watches the sea behind the open window.
The Voice of My Beloved Behold from Song of Songs of Solomon, Salvador Dali, 1971, From the collection of: SCAD Museum of Art
This work is inspired ffrom the Song of Songs of Solomon . It demonstrates Dali's interest in religious themes and stories of Old Testament. Dali uses holiness and the central figure is Christ appears like a mountain.
This is a pop-art work and Andy Warhol was a best known pop art artist. when he worked this work there was no war in that time so the reason why he chose Uncle Sam was unknown
Three bathers, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1913, From the collection of: Art Gallery of New South Wales
This work reflects their relaxed communal lifestyle maybe German life style arising from painter. The colours also catches the harmony blue and yellow together.
Sketch for 'The Last Supper,' St. Mary's, Weymouth, Antonio Verrio, Sir James Thornhill, between 1719 and 1720, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
This is a High- Renaissance work by James Thornhill . This is last dinner for them and they hace sadness
The Lady of Shalott, John William Waterhouse, 1888, From the collection of: Tate Britain
This painting sets out in the open air with a typical English landscape. This lady is a sad or she waits something or someone in there.Also the atmosphere is dreamy and magical .
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