Tag: 1893

Sita (c.1893)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Sita c.1893 Pastel, crayon and charcoal on paper, 53.6 × 37.7 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

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…

Une forge (1893)

Cormon, Fernand (1845-1924) Une forge (A forge) 1893 Oil on canvas, 70.5 x 90.7 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris This is an unusual work for Cormon who was known above all for his history painting and large decorative works such as those at…

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…

Vespertina Quies (1893)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Vespertina Quies (Evening Quiet) 1893 Oil on canvas, 107.9 x 62.2 cm Tate Britain, London This picture evokes a mood of contemplation and stillness. Its Latin title means ‘Evening Quiet’. Burne-Jones is believed to have employed a model…

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…

Portrait de Balzac (1893)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Portrait de Balzac (Portrait of Balzac) modeled 1893 (cast 1926–1933) Bronze, 127.6 × 73.7 × 59.7 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago See also: • Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850)

La Place du Havre, Paris (1893)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) La Place du Havre, Paris (The Place du Havre, Paris) 1893 Oil on canvas, 60.1 × 73.5 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago See also: • Gare Saint-Lazare | Place du Havre (Paris)