Tag: 1872

Une nourrice au Jardin du Luxembourg (c.1872)

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) Une nourrice au Jardin du Luxembourg (A Nanny in the Luxembourg Gardens) c.1872 Oil on canvas, 65 x 92 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier The theme of childhood runs through all of Degas‘ work, from dancers to nurses. This slightly…

The Egyptian Widow (1872)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Egyptian Widow 1872 Oil on panel, 74.9 × 99.1 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam The Frisian artist Alma-Tadema was a great success in England, where he was even knighted. His representations of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman scenes made…

The Death of the Pharaoh’s Firstborn Son (1872)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Death of the Pharaoh’s Firstborn Son 1872 Oil on canvas, 77 × 124 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam In this scene from the biblical book of Exodus, Moses and Aaron (upper right) visit the pharaoh, who is mourning his…

Nature morte aux pommes (1871-1872)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Nature morte aux pommes (Still Life with Apples) 1871–1872 Oil on canvas, 59 x 48 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Signature and date: ‘G. Courbet. 72.’ Inscription: ‘St. Pélagie’ Although the painting is dated 1872, it may have been made…

Portrait de l’artiste Berthe Morisot (1872)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Portrait de l’artiste Berthe Morisot (Portrait of the Artist Berthe Morisot) 1872 Print, 19 x 13.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Compare: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Berthe Morisot au bouquet de violettes 1872 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Berthe Morisot 1872 Victoria…

Autoportrait à la casquette (c.1872)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Autoportrait à la casquette (Self-Portrait in a Casquette) c.1872 Oil on canvas, 53 x 39.7 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Painted in the early 1870s, at a time when Cézanne was closest of all to the Impressionists, this…

The Garden Court (1870-1875)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Garden Court 1870–1875 Graphite and watercolor, heightened with white gouache, on paper, 32.3 x 60.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Art historian Andrea Wolk Rager has interpreted this drawing as related to Edward Burne-Jones‘s socialist beliefs,…

La Ferme à l’entrée du bois (1860-1880)

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899) La Ferme à l’entrée du bois (The Farm at the Entrance of the Wood) 1860–1880 Oil on fabric, 28.4 x 40.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Bonheur‘s artistic work led her to pastures, fairs, and even slaughterhouses—unlikely…