Tag: 1880

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…

The Triumph of the Innocents (1876-1887)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Triumph of the Innocents 1876–1887 Oil on canvas, 157.5 × 247.5 cm Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Mary and the infant Christ on the donkey are being led on their nocturnal flight to Egypt by Joseph. They…

Portrait of Mrs Edith Holman Hunt (1880)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) Portrait of Mrs Edith Holman Hunt 1880 Chalk and pastel on paper, 42.8 x 33.8 cm Tate Britain, London Edith Holman Hunt was the artist’s second wife, the sister of his first wife Fanny. It was a…

Caïn (1880)

Cormon, Fernand (1845-1924) Caïn 1880 Oil on canvas, 400 x 700 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris This painting illustrates the miserable destiny of Cain, the elder son of Adam and Eve, who after the murder of his younger brother Abel was condemned…

La Danaïde (1880s)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) La Danaïde (Danaid) 1880s, carved 1903–1904 Marble, 23 x 40 x 26 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The Danaids of Greek mythology were the fifty daughters of Danaus; married to a group of brothers, they murdered their…

The Golden Stairs (1880)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Golden Stairs 1880 Oil on canvas, 269.2 x 116.8 cm Tate Britain, London This painting is an example of Burne-Jones’s interest in investigating a mood rather than telling a story. He deliberately made his pictures mysterious and…

The Salutation of Beatrice (1880-1882)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1880–1882 Oil on canvas, 154.3 × 91.4 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo The woman in this painting embodies the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty with her pale face, full lips, and thick, wavy,…

Nocturne: blue and gold, St. Mark’s, Venice (1880)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Nocturne: blue and gold, St. Mark’s, Venice 1880 Oil on canvas, 75.4 x 90.5 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Following his bankruptcy in 1879, Whistler spent a year in Venice where he concentrated on etchings and…