Tag: art collector

Eugène Boch

(1855–1941) The artist’s works: The Mine Crachet-Picquery 1888–1890 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Eugène Boch in Art: Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Eugène Boch 1888 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) The Bedroom 1888 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Born September 1 1855 La Louvière…

Catherine the Great

(1729–1796) born Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste of Anhalt-Zerbst Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1762–1796) Works commissioned by her: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) The Infant Hercules c.1785–1789 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton   Born May 2 1729 Szczecin (Poland) Died November 17 1796 Saint…

Théodore Duret

(1838–1927) Théodore Duret in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Portrait de Théodore Duret 1868 Petit Palais, Paris     Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Théodore Duret 1912 National Gallery of Art, Washington     Whistler, James (1834-1903) Portrait of Theodore Duret 1883 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York…

Albert C. Barnes

(1872–1951) Albert Coombs Barnes Albert C. Barnes in Art: De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978) Dr. Albert C. Barnes 1926 Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia   Born January 2 1872 Philadelphia, PA (USA) Died July 24 1951 near Philadelphia, PA (USA) Cause of death Car…

Peter Paul Rubens

(1577–1640) Sir Peter Paul Rubens The artist’s works: Portrait of a Man 1597 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Lamentation over the Dead Christ 1601–1602 Galleria Borghese, Roma Venus and Cupid c.1606–1611 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Portrait of a Young Woman with a Rosary…

Cardinal Richelieu

(1585–1642) Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu L’Éminence rouge Richelieu in Literature: • Dumas, Alexandre (1802-1870): The Three Musketeers (English) Richelieu in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Cardinal Richelieu c.1642 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne     Ingres, J.A.D. (1780-1867)…

Frank Burty Haviland

(1886–1971) Frank Haviland in Art: Gris, Juan (1887-1927) El fumador, Frank Haviland 1913 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Born October 16 1886 Limoges (France) Died November 1971 Perpignan (France) Occupation Art collector Painter

George Besson

(1882–1971) Georges-François-Noël Besson   Born December 25 1882 Saint-Claude, Jura (France) Died June 19 1971 Paris (France) Wife Adèle Besson (1884-1964) Occupation Art Collector Art Critic Occupation Art Historian Writer