"Romeo and Juliet" by Sir Francis Dicksee, Perhaps one of the most recognizable scenes in the art world, it is also one of the most romantic, and depicts the famed balcony scene in Shakespeare’s masterpiece.
Art is so often inspired by love, and vice versa. Sometimes it's nice to be able to whip out some artistic knowledge, especially if you're taking a date to an art museum. So, need to impress your sweetie? Check out these five paintings, and make a splash.
This is an original oil painting for sale by fine artist Christopher Clark. This romantic couple shares a kiss on a lovely sunny afternoon in the park. The red umbrella adds just a touch of romance as these two exchange sentiments of love as if no one was watching. Own this original oil painting today and you can share in the romance and magic of a gentle kiss in the park.
Is this the most romantic painting of all? Oil depiction of Romeo and Juliet voted best in Britain
It has been said that romance is dead in the modern age – but our hearts are still hankering for it, it seems. This painting of a stolen kiss between the most famous star-crossed lovers of them all has been voted the most romantic artwork in Britain. Experts say that Romeo and Juliet, painted in oil by Frank Bernard Dicksee in 1884, remains popular because we all still crave ‘passion and faithfulness’. It shows the Shakespearean couple sharing a kiss after their wedding night, not…