Studio per la ‘Madonna del Pesce’ (c.1512-1514)

Raffaello (1483-1520) Studio per la ‘Madonna del Pesce’ (Study for the ‘Madonna del Pesce’) c.1512–1514 Brush and brown wash heightened with white over black chalk on paper, 25.80 x 21.30 cm Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh This drawing shows a very…

Ragazzo con cani in un paesaggio (1565-1576)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Ragazzo con cani in un paesaggio (Boy with Dogs in a Landscape) 1565–1576 Oil on canvas, 99.5 x 117 cm Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam This is the only painting by Titian in a Dutch collection. The Venetian master painted…

L’Oise à Pontoise au temps gris (1876)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) L’Oise à Pontoise au temps gris (The Oise in Pontoise in gray weather) 1876 Oil on canvas, 53.5 x 64 cm Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam Pissarro believed that ‘Everything is suitable for drawing, everything!’ He was true to…

Printemps à Vétheuil (1880)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Printemps à Vétheuil (Spring in Vétheuil) 1880 Oil on canvas, 60.5 x 80.5 cm Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam In order to paint the transient effects of light as directly as possible Monet mainly worked outdoors. He had to…

Déjeuner sur l’herbe, d’après Manet, I (1962)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Déjeuner sur l’herbe, d’après Manet, I (Lunch on the Grass, after Manet, I) 1962 Colour linocut, 64 x 53 cm Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam Compare: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Le déjeuner sur l’herbe 1863 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Ernst, Max (1891-1976)…