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La Première Sortie (1876-1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) La Première Sortie (At the Theatre) 1876–1877 Oil on canvas, 65 × 49.5 cm National Gallery, London We seem to be sitting in a box at the theatre, which we share with two young women. But we can’t be…

Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge (1879)

Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge 1879 Oil on canvas, 81.3 × 59.7 cm Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Cassatt created a series of theater scenes in the late 1870s, displaying an interest in city nightlife…

Le cirque (1889)

Valadon, Suzanne (1865-1938) Le cirque (The Circus) 1889 Oil on fabric, 48.8 x 60 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Besides being a prolific painter, Suzanne Valadon served as the model for Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The attribution of…

Au Concert Parisien (1887-1888)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Au Concert Parisien (At the Concert Parisien) 1887–1888 Conté crayon heightened with white chalk on paper, 31.4 x 23.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Despite Georges Seurat‘s brief lifespan, he created a large number of drawings, working…

Le Cirque (1891)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Le Cirque (The Circus) 1891 Oil on canvas, 186 x 152 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Coming after Parade and Cancan, Circus was the third panel in a series by Seurat on the popular attractions of the modern city…

La dernière prière des martyrs chrétiens (1883)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) La dernière prière des martyrs chrétiens (The Christian Martyrs’ Last Prayer) 1883 Oil on canvas, 87.9 x 150.1 cm Walters Art Museum, Baltimore William T. Walters commissioned this painting in 1863, but the artist did not deliver it until…

La corrida (1865-1866)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La corrida (Bullfight) 1865–1866 Oil on canvas, 48 × 60.4 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Édouard Manet’s trip to Spain in the fall of 1865 lasted only about 10 days, though it had a profound impact on…