Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros. I chose this piece because it is a classic example of greek painting and tells an important story.
Helen of Troy and Menelaus: Menelaus intends to strike Helen; captivated by her beauty, he drops his sword. A flying Eros and Aphrodite (on the left) watch the scene. Detail of an Attic red-figure krater, ca.
American Modernist illustrator Charley Harper simplified intricate and complex lines, shapes and movement through his painted art. He painted nature's gifts with precision and called it "minimal realism.