Tag: 1873

Jeune femme en blanc lisant (1873)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Jeune femme en blanc lisant (Young Woman in White Reading) 1873 Oil on canvas, 35 x 27 cm National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin Renoir began his career as a decorative artist, painting designs on porcelain and fabric. He proceeded…

Automne sur la Seine, Argenteuil (1873)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Automne sur la Seine, Argenteuil (Autumn on the Seine, Argenteuil) 1873 Oil on canvas, 54.2 x 73.3 cm High Museum of Art, Atlanta Claude Monet painted this view of the Seine near the town of Argenteuil, northwest of Paris,…

Une moderne Olympia (1873-1874)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Une moderne Olympia (A modern Olympia) 1873–1874 Oil on canvas, 46.2 x 55.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Cézanne‘s early works, executed in dark colors, were strongly inspired by those of the Old Masters and by the compositions of Delacroix,…

The Artist’s Wife on the Ottoman (1873)

Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902) The Artist’s Wife on the Ottoman (Luise Scholderer auf der Ottomane) 1873 Oil on canvas, 69 × 82 cm Städel Museum, Frankfurt The artist’s wife is facing sideways towards the viewer and is looking at him in half-profile. Scholderer…

L’été (1873)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été (Summer) 1873 Oil on canvas, 350 × 507 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Study: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été before 1873 National Gallery, London     Compare: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été 1891 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland    

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…

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton

(1803–1873) Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, PC Works: • A Strange Story (English) • Athens: Its Rise and Fall (English) • Devereux (English) • Ernest Maltravers (English) • Eugene Aram (English) • Falkland (English) • Godolphin (English)…

Three Figures: Pink and Grey (1868-1878)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Three Figures: Pink and Grey 1868–1878 Oil on canvas, 139.1 x 185.4 cm Tate Britain, London This picture derives from one of six oil sketches that Whistler produced in 1868 as part of a plan for…