Tag: 1899

Erasme (c.1899)

Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911) Erasme (Erasmus) c.1899 One-sided bronze medallion, diameter 13.3 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: Monogram: AL legend in Greek and Latin: [ten kreitto ta sougrammata deieei: imago ad v […] effigie] in the field: ER / ROT / EXPRESSA…

Baigneuses (1895-1900)

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) Baigneuses (Bathers) 1895–1900 Pastel with charcoal underdrawing on paper, 59.1 × 73.7 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia One of the things that made Degas such a radical artist was his approach to representing the human form. Here, rather than…

Dans une salle (1899)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Dans une salle (In a Room) 1899 Oil on cardboard pasted on panel, 52 x 79 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Sous les arbres (1897-1899)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Sous les arbres (Beneath the Trees) 1897–1899 Oil on cardboard mounted on canvas, 53 x 67 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©VEGAP, Madrid Carmen Thyssen Collection In March 1899 Maurice Denis explained in his diary the difference between the…

Au café (c.1897-1899)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Au café (At the Café) c.1897–1899 Oil on board, laid on cradled panel, 28.8 x 27.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Vuillard once said, “I don’t do portraits. I paint people in their surroundings.” This scene of…

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…

Saint Tropez, France (1899)

Signac, Paul (1863-1935) Saint Tropez, France 1899 Lithograph, 43 x 32.6 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton See also: • Saint-Tropez (France)

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