Tag: 1884

Le polisseur de marbre (1882-1887)

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de (1864-1901) Le polisseur de marbre (The Marble Polisher) 1882–1887 Oil on canvas, 65.5 × 81.3 × 1.9 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Toulouse-Lautrec probably painted this work while studying in the Parisian atelier of the popular painter…

The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon (1881-1898)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon 1881–1898 Oil on canvas, 279.4 × 650.2 cm Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce According to Thomas Malory‘s “Le Morte d’Arthur” (1470), King Arthur suffered a fatal wound in a…

King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid (1884)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1884 Oil on canvas, 293.4 x 135.9 cm Tate Britain, London This work was based on Alfred Tennyson‘s poem ‘The Beggar Maid’. King Cophetua of Ethiopia falls in love with Penelophon, a…

Dans le jardin de Maurecourt (1884)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Dans le jardin de Maurecourt (In the Garden at Maurecourt) 1884 Oil on canvas, 54 x 65.1 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo As one critic wrote in 1880, “Berthe Morisot handles the palette and brush with a…

Le Havre (c.1883-1887)

Boudin, Eugène (1824-1898) Le Havre c.1883–1887 Oil on wood panel, 27.1 x 21 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton See also: • Le Havre (France)

Love’s Passing (1883-1884)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Love’s Passing 1883–1884 Oil on canvas, 71.7 x 109.8 cm De Morgan Collection The open book shows a passage from Latin poet Tibullus‘s ‘Elegy‘, where the writer imagines dying in his lover’s arms and considers her grief…

The Seashore (1883-1885)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) The Seashore 1883–1885 Oil on thin board, 8.26 x 15.24 cm Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis