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The Paintings of Old Master Daniel Ridgway Knight — Portraits of women in rich, vibrant and colorful landscapes

I was browsing the Wikimedia Commons and came across the paintings of famous old master Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839 – 1924)… and I was in awe!

The portraits of gorgeous peasant women and the stunning landscapes, featured below, are incredibly detailed, capturing the rich, vibrant and colorful scenes. His work is truly amazing!

Enjoy these beautiful paintings!

 

Daniel_Ridgway_Knight_Painting_Coffee_in_the_garden

 

Artist Biography:

He was a pupil at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, under Gleyre, and later worked in the private studio of Meissonier. After 1872 he lived in France, having a house and studio at Poissy on the Seine.

He painted peasant women out of doors with great popular success. He was awarded the silver medal and Cross of the Legion of Honor, Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1889, and was made a Knight of the Royal Order of St. Michael of Bavaria, Munich, 1893, and receiving the gold medal of honor from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1893. His son, Louis Aston Knight (1873–1948), was also known as a landscape painter.

~ Wikipedia

 

Daniel_Ridgway_Knight_Painting_The Shepherdess of Rolleboise

 

Daniel_Ridgway_Knight_Painting_Hailing The Ferry

 

Daniel_Ridgway_Knight_Painting_In the garden

 

daniel_ridgway_knight_painting-sur_la_terrasse

 

Daniel_Ridgway_Knight_Painting_the_pet_dove

 

Daniel Ridgway Knight -Painting- Two Women Fishing

 

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Daniel_Ridgway_Knight_Painting_ Girl by a Stream-Flanders

 

 

 



Nelson Kamdon

I Am Simply Flowing with the River of Life. I Take What Comes and Let Go What Goes.

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