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Images of Lovers in Art - A Valentine Gallery

Updated on November 18, 2014
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The LoversThe Lovers - 1855Rendez-vous of Lovers - Csontváry Szerelmesek találkozása.  Oil on Canvas - circa 1902David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iiiScene in a park, with figures from the Commedia dell'Arte illustration of Friedrich Schiller's "Song of the Bell" - Ludwig Richter, 19th Century.
The Lovers
The Lovers | Source
The Lovers - 1855
The Lovers - 1855 | Source
Rendez-vous of Lovers - Csontváry Szerelmesek találkozása.  Oil on Canvas - circa 1902
Rendez-vous of Lovers - Csontváry Szerelmesek találkozása. Oil on Canvas - circa 1902 | Source
David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iii
David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iii | Source
Scene in a park, with figures from the Commedia dell'Arte
Scene in a park, with figures from the Commedia dell'Arte | Source
illustration of Friedrich Schiller's "Song of the Bell" - Ludwig Richter, 19th Century.
illustration of Friedrich Schiller's "Song of the Bell" - Ludwig Richter, 19th Century. | Source
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LoversLovers in a Glade.Lovers.Lovers in a Park.
Lovers
Lovers | Source
Lovers in a Glade.
Lovers in a Glade. | Source
Lovers.
Lovers. | Source
Lovers in a Park.
Lovers in a Park. | Source
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Venetian Lovers - Paris Bordone- between 1525 and 1530Lovers in a Grotto, Surrounded by Plants and Herb.Landscape, Possibly the Isle of Wight or Richmond HillThe Old Parish Church and Village, Hampton-on-Thames, Middlesex, 18th century.  I love how the lovers in this piece are just a small part of the greater picture and happenings. The Lovers
Venetian Lovers - Paris Bordone- between 1525 and 1530
Venetian Lovers - Paris Bordone- between 1525 and 1530 | Source
Lovers in a Grotto, Surrounded by Plants and Herb.
Lovers in a Grotto, Surrounded by Plants and Herb. | Source
Landscape, Possibly the Isle of Wight or Richmond Hill
Landscape, Possibly the Isle of Wight or Richmond Hill | Source
The Old Parish Church and Village, Hampton-on-Thames, Middlesex, 18th century.  I love how the lovers in this piece are just a small part of the greater picture and happenings.
The Old Parish Church and Village, Hampton-on-Thames, Middlesex, 18th century. I love how the lovers in this piece are just a small part of the greater picture and happenings. | Source
The Lovers
The Lovers | Source
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The Lovers.Lover's WalkLovers lit by a candleTwo LoversOtto Mueller - Liebespaar - ca1914
The Lovers.
The Lovers. | Source
Lover's Walk
Lover's Walk | Source
Lovers lit by a candle
Lovers lit by a candle | Source
Two Lovers
Two Lovers | Source
Otto Mueller - Liebespaar - ca1914
Otto Mueller - Liebespaar - ca1914 | Source

Lovers and Valentines in Art

Love and Lovers In Art

Whether ancient or new, art has a way of capturing feelings and emotion, and lovers are a favorite topic over time for sure. This hub is an article that is really more of a photo gallery. You will see a collection of several pieces of different art from varying artists over history. What a wonderful topic, and it comes near one of our most beloved holidays. That being, Valentine's Day.

I hope this does a number of different things, like expose you to new artists that you maybe didn't hear of before. Or perhaps stir something inside of you or inspire perhaps. Regardless, I hope you enjoy these images as much as I have.

Make sure to see all the images of art in this hub by either clicking on each thumbnail, or by watching the slide show. The slide show is more enjoyable I think. One of the things that stood out to me while viewing these pieces of art, was that while I liked them all for one reason or another, I really liked when the picture tells a story. I also enjoyed seeing the "lovers" in the art, as one very small part of the larger picture or story. I can't imagine how much time and effort went into all these pieces. I think it a great thing we look at and remember the old great artists of the past.

These images can be great to share near Valentine's Day, or any time of the year. I love art, and this subject is by no means the least of all subject matter that could be covered in art!

Some Quotes about Love and Lovers:

"A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves." Ralph W. Sockman

"We waste time looking for the perfect love, instead of creating the perfect love." Tom Robbins

"Lovers are fools, but Nature makes them so." Elbert Hubbard

"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." 1 Corinthians 13:13 Paul the Apostle

"Though lovers be lost, love shall not." Dylan Thomas

Thank you for taking the time to stop by and view this gallery of images. I hope you were inspired or touched somehow.


© Copyright 2013 by Oceansnsunsets. All Rights Reserved.

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Lovers in Richmond Park - (Windsor Park)Lovers in a LandscapeRochester.  Lovers looking out over the water.Lovers in the EveningAntoine Watteau - The Embarkation for Cythera - 1717 - Oil on Canvas. Louvre MuseumVan Gogh - Zypressenweg mit Liebespaar - Der Garten des Dichters IV. Arles, October 1888 - Oil on Canvas
Lovers in Richmond Park - (Windsor Park)
Lovers in Richmond Park - (Windsor Park) | Source
Lovers in a Landscape
Lovers in a Landscape | Source
Rochester.  Lovers looking out over the water.
Rochester. Lovers looking out over the water. | Source
Lovers in the Evening
Lovers in the Evening | Source
Antoine Watteau - The Embarkation for Cythera - 1717 - Oil on Canvas. Louvre Museum
Antoine Watteau - The Embarkation for Cythera - 1717 - Oil on Canvas. Louvre Museum
Van Gogh - Zypressenweg mit Liebespaar - Der Garten des Dichters IV. Arles, October 1888 - Oil on Canvas
Van Gogh - Zypressenweg mit Liebespaar - Der Garten des Dichters IV. Arles, October 1888 - Oil on Canvas | Source
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Tuin in Montmartre met geliefden.  I really love this piece!  The colors, the whole thing is really neat.Lovers - 1869Lovers - 1920Heilbronn, Altes Rathaus, Neue Kanzlei, 1.Wandgemälde im Trauzimmer von Adolf Amberg (* 31. Juli 1874 in Hanau; † 3. Juli 1913 in Berlin),
Tuin in Montmartre met geliefden.  I really love this piece!  The colors, the whole thing is really neat.
Tuin in Montmartre met geliefden. I really love this piece! The colors, the whole thing is really neat. | Source
Lovers - 1869
Lovers - 1869 | Source
Lovers - 1920
Lovers - 1920 | Source
Heilbronn, Altes Rathaus, Neue Kanzlei, 1.Wandgemälde im Trauzimmer von Adolf Amberg (* 31. Juli 1874 in Hanau; † 3. Juli 1913 in Berlin),
Heilbronn, Altes Rathaus, Neue Kanzlei, 1.Wandgemälde im Trauzimmer von Adolf Amberg (* 31. Juli 1874 in Hanau; † 3. Juli 1913 in Berlin), | Source

Love in Art - A Poll

Do you enjoy seeing images depicting love, in art? I mean tasteful, beautiful images like these shown here?

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Art Collection Video

More Serious Scenes - Lovers and Death

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This one is kind of stark, interesting, and sad.  It could be a mix of many other emotions as well.  Curious what others thoughts are on this piece.  Hans Burgkmair the Elder - Lovers Surprised by Death.  This one is so sad also, and you can't help but wonder at the story from the artists point of view. Chiaroscuro woodcut.  St. Louis Art Museum.
This one is kind of stark, interesting, and sad.  It could be a mix of many other emotions as well.  Curious what others thoughts are on this piece.
This one is kind of stark, interesting, and sad. It could be a mix of many other emotions as well. Curious what others thoughts are on this piece. | Source
Hans Burgkmair the Elder - Lovers Surprised by Death.  This one is so sad also, and you can't help but wonder at the story from the artists point of view. Chiaroscuro woodcut.  St. Louis Art Museum.
Hans Burgkmair the Elder - Lovers Surprised by Death. This one is so sad also, and you can't help but wonder at the story from the artists point of view. Chiaroscuro woodcut. St. Louis Art Museum. | Source
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Simon Glücklich - The Lovers - ArtThe Lover's Boat.  I thought this was so interesting and beautiful also.  1890.Bacchus und Ariadne - Sebastiano Ricci - Oil on Canvas - circa 1713"WHO DOES NOT LOVE WINE WIFE AND SONG WILL BE A FOOL FOR HIS LIFELONG!" - WeinWeibUGesang - A print published by Kimmel and Voigt in New York, 1873.Lovers in Arles (detail) - Vincent Van Gogh- Oil on Canvas - March 1888
Simon Glücklich - The Lovers - Art
Simon Glücklich - The Lovers - Art | Source
The Lover's Boat.  I thought this was so interesting and beautiful also.  1890.
The Lover's Boat. I thought this was so interesting and beautiful also. 1890. | Source
Bacchus und Ariadne - Sebastiano Ricci - Oil on Canvas - circa 1713
Bacchus und Ariadne - Sebastiano Ricci - Oil on Canvas - circa 1713 | Source
"WHO DOES NOT LOVE WINE WIFE AND SONG WILL BE A FOOL FOR HIS LIFELONG!" - WeinWeibUGesang - A print published by Kimmel and Voigt in New York, 1873.
"WHO DOES NOT LOVE WINE WIFE AND SONG WILL BE A FOOL FOR HIS LIFELONG!" - WeinWeibUGesang - A print published by Kimmel and Voigt in New York, 1873.
Lovers in Arles (detail) - Vincent Van Gogh- Oil on Canvas - March 1888
Lovers in Arles (detail) - Vincent Van Gogh- Oil on Canvas - March 1888 | Source
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Maxmilian Pirner.  What a neat piece of art, Lovers in a boat.Tissot Bridesmaid Detail.The Lovers - ArtCharles Webster Hawthorne-The Lovers.1900Lovers, by Pierre Auguste Renoir.  This is such a beautiful piece of art.  I love it.Pair of Lovers - Gothaer Liebespaar, Oil tempera with oil glazes on linden and poplar wood.Albrecht Altdorfer LiebespaarGabriel Metsu - the painter G. Metsu himself with his wife. Gabriel Metsu - Portrait de l'artiste avec son épouse.
Maxmilian Pirner.  What a neat piece of art, Lovers in a boat.
Maxmilian Pirner. What a neat piece of art, Lovers in a boat. | Source
Tissot Bridesmaid Detail.
Tissot Bridesmaid Detail. | Source
The Lovers - Art
The Lovers - Art | Source
Charles Webster Hawthorne-The Lovers.1900
Charles Webster Hawthorne-The Lovers.1900 | Source
Lovers, by Pierre Auguste Renoir.  This is such a beautiful piece of art.  I love it.
Lovers, by Pierre Auguste Renoir. This is such a beautiful piece of art. I love it. | Source
Pair of Lovers - Gothaer Liebespaar, Oil tempera with oil glazes on linden and poplar wood.
Pair of Lovers - Gothaer Liebespaar, Oil tempera with oil glazes on linden and poplar wood. | Source
Albrecht Altdorfer Liebespaar
Albrecht Altdorfer Liebespaar | Source
Gabriel Metsu - the painter G. Metsu himself with his wife. Gabriel Metsu - Portrait de l'artiste avec son épouse.
Gabriel Metsu - the painter G. Metsu himself with his wife. Gabriel Metsu - Portrait de l'artiste avec son épouse. | Source

© 2013 Paula

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      Paula 5 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      Hi Mike, thank you very much! I really appreciate your comment and visit to my hub, thank you for the votes as well. Have a great weekend!

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      Mike Robbers 5 years ago from London

      Wow! Great article! Voted up & awesome!

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      Paula 5 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      Thank you for your comment and thoughts on this art selection, and votes. That one from Van Gogh was new to me also, and I was so happy to have found it. There seems to be so much art out there that I hope to see more of in the same way. Thanks again.

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      iguidenetwork 5 years ago from Austin, TX

      I love the selection of paintings you put into this hub. Some are really scenic, affectionate, and a few are downright erotic. I've never seen that particular painting of Van Gogh, no wonder this is your favorite because it's really a gorgeous painting. Up and awesome and beautiful.

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