Love, Love, Love… and The Best of Romantic Art
Romantic love is one of the most powerful sensations human beings share. Inspired by the concept of love, artists from all over the world have produced some of their finest works, especially as part of the movement known as Romanticism.
Here are some stunning masterpieces of the period.
Girl with the Doves (after Greuze) by Constable, John (date unknown)
Wanderer above the Sea of Fog (Wanderer Above the Mist) by Friedrich, Caspar David, 1817-1818
The Natchez by Delacroix, Eugène, 1823-1835
The Women of Algiers (detail) by Delacroix, Eugène, 1834
The Hireling Shepherd by Hunt, William Holman, 1851
The Woodman's Daughter by Millais, Sir John Everett, 1851
The Lady of Shalott by Waterhouse, John William, 1888