Tag: 1940

Naked Man with Knife (c.1938-1940)

Pollock, Jackson (1912-1956) Naked Man with Knife c.1938–1940 Oil on canvas, 134.7 x 99 x 6.5 cm Tate Britain, London Pollock was beginning to find his own individual style when he made this work. The startlingly violent image of three interlocking…

Narcissa’s Last Orchid (1940)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) Narcissa’s Last Orchid 1940 Pastel, 54.5 x 69.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Here, O’Keeffe exploits the directness and tactility of drawing in pastel, using her finger to massage the color into the paper to create painterly…

Étude de mode (1934-1940)

Maar, Dora (1907-1997) Étude de mode, femme en porte en treillis (Fashion Study, Woman in Lattice Doorway) 1934–1940 Gelatin silver print, 30.4 × 24.2 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Édouard Vuillard

(1868–1940) Jean-Édouard Vuillard The artist’s works: Vuillard au col blanc 1888 Private collection Autoportrait 1889 National Gallery of Art, Washington La Chanteuse 1891–1892 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Garçon lisant le journal 1893 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford La table de toilette 1895 Private collection L’intimité 1896…

Eglise de Murato, Corse (c.1940)

Utrillo, Maurice (1883-1955) Eglise de Murato, Corse (Church of Murato, Corsica) c.1940 Oil on canvas, 54 x 64.8 cm Worcester Art Museum, Worcester See also: • Corse (France)

La Crucifixion (1940)

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) La Crucifixion (The Crucifixion) 1940 Oil on canvas, 34 x 29.4 cm Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia