Diego Rivera (1916)

Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Diego Rivera 1916 Oil on paper, 100.5 x 81 cm Museu de Arte, São Paulo Modigliani’s characters have the Gothic, lanky behavior of a sunflower reaching up to celebrate heliotropism, as evinced in the other five portraits that integrate…

Portrait de Coco (1903-1904)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Portrait de Coco (Portrait of Coco, Claude Renoir) 1903–1904 Oil on canvas, 28.5 x 24 cm Museu de Arte, São Paulo Portrait of Renoir’s third son Claude, nicknamed “Coco,” born in 1901, which points to a dating of the…

L’église de Vétheuil (1880)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) L’église de Vétheuil (The Church at Vétheuil) 1880 Oil on canvas, 50.5 x 61 cm Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton Monet moved with his family to Vétheuil in 1878 and despite the death of his wife the following year…

Le Moulin de la Galette (c.1840-1845)

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille (1796-1875) Le Moulin de la Galette c.1840–1845 Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 25.5 x 33.8 cm Musée d’art et d’histoire, Genève This canvas is among the rare Parisian views painted by Corot. It represents “Le Radet”, a mill built…