Tag: BARNES

Jeune femme pensive (1855-1860)

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille (1796-1875) Jeune femme pensive (Pensive Young Woman) 1855–1860 Oil on panel mounted to plywood, 31.8 × 23.7 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia While landscapes had become a more lucrative endeavor, Corot continued to paint figures in the studio, mostly out…

La Poésie dramatique (c.1896)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) La Poésie dramatique (Dramatic Poetry, Aeschylus) c.1896 Oil on canvas, 124.1 x 63.2 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia This painting is a scaled-down version of an enormous canvas—over 14 × 7 feet—that Puvis de Chavannes painted as…

Le Pont de Sèvres (1877)

Sisley, Alfred (1839-1899) Le Pont de Sèvres (Sèvres Bridge) 1877 Oil on canvas, 38.1 x 46.4 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia One of two paintings by the impressionist artist Alfred Sisley in the Barnes collection, this image depicts the bridge that spans…

Antibes (1918)

Signac, Paul (1863-1935) Antibes 1918 Watercolor and charcoal on laid paper, 30.2 x 42.9 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia See also: • Antibes (France)

King David Playing the Harp (c.1627-1628)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) King David Playing the Harp c.1627–1628 Oil on panel, 44.8 x 66 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia The biblical King David strums his harp, performing the music of heaven in concert with five angels. Ornate fictive architecture frames…

Le Jardin au grand soleil, Pontoise (1876)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Le Jardin au grand soleil, Pontoise (Garden in Full Sunlight, Pontoise) 1876 Oil on canvas, 46.5 x 54.4 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia With its picturesque vista and assemblage of light and textures, this composition demonstrates Pissarro‘s move toward…

Due Apostoli (Late 16th century)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Due Apostoli (Two Apostles) Late 16th century Oil on canvas, 47 x 38.7 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia This painting is likely a fragment of (or perhaps a study for) a larger painting of the Last Supper. Although the…

Femme faisant du crochet (c.1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Femme faisant du crochet (Woman Crocheting) c.1877 Oil on canvas, 41 x 32.5 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia During the 1870s, alongside his ambitious modern life subjects such as Leaving the Conservatory (BF862), Renoir painted very many canvases of single…