Tag: 1892

Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (1891-1892)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (Study of Honoré de Balzac) 1891–1892 Bronze, 52.7 x 39.4 x 32.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1891 Rodin was commissioned to create a monument honoring the celebrated French writer Honoré de…

The Lady of Shalott (c.1886-1905)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Lady of Shalott c.1886–1905 Oil on canvas, 188.3 x 146.4 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford “Do not forsake your duties” is the overall message Hunt wanted to convey in his painting. The Lady, heroine of a Tennyson…

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…

Cathédrale de Rouen, soleil couchant (1892-1894)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Cathédrale de Rouen, soleil couchant (Rouen Cathedral, setting sun; symphony in grey and black) 1892–1894 Oil on canvas, 100 x 65 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Working from the window of a milliner’s shop overlooking its facade, Monet…

Vase (c.1890-1900)

De Morgan, William (1839-1917) Vase c.1890–1900 Earthenware with lustre decoration, 23.3 × 15.2 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago