Friday, January 15, 2010

A Pavane

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Edwin Austin Abbey
(American, 1852-1911)
A Pavane, 1897
Oil on canvas

The pavane is a stately dance from the 16th century, in case you didn't know. I didn't. I also didn't know that Edwin Austin Abbey was an American painter! Pretty cool! I love the colors, the dresses, and the scenery in this painting! This is my favorite detail:

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