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Maude Hassam

(1862–1946) née Kathleen Maude Doane Maude in Art: Hassam, Childe (1859-1935) The French Breakfast 1910 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Born June 26 1862 Montréal (Canada) Died October 13 1946 Manhattan, New York, NY (USA) Husband Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

The Old Palace in Brussels (1670)

Van der Heyden, Jan (1637-1712) The Old Palace in Brussels (Coudenberg Palace) 1670 Oil on wood, 50 x 62.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Former palace of the Dukes of Brabant in the Middle Ages (and of the Dukes of Burgundy,…

Le jardin de la famille Rousseau (1885)

Ensor, James (1860-1949) Le jardin de la famille Rousseau (The Garden of the Rousseau Family) 1885 Oil on fabric, 75.5 x 61 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland James Ensor painted in a wide variety of styles and techniques, his subjects…

L’Homme au journal (1928)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Homme au journal (Man with a Newspaper) 1928 Oil on canvas, 115.6 x 81.3 cm Tate Britain, London Magritte’s deadpan style is seen clearly in these four simply painted scenes. Each section seems to be exactly the same,…

L’Annonciation (1930)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Annonciation (The Annunciation) 1930 Oil on canvas, 113.7 x 145.9 cm Tate Britain, London The objects in this painting appear to be a metal sheet with bells, a paper cut-out and two balusters (Magritte referred to similar objects…

L’Avenir des statues (1937)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Avenir des statues (The Future of Statues) 1937 Oil on plaster, 33 × 16.5 x 20.3 cm Tate Britain, London This work is made from a plaster copy of the death mask of the French Emperor Napoleon. A…

Le Dormeur téméraire (1928)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) Le Dormeur téméraire (The Reckless Sleeper) 1928 Oil on canvas, 116 × 81 x 2 cm Tate Britain, London A figure sleeps in a wooden alcove above a dark cloudy sky. The way into this space is barred…

L’Esprit de géométrie (1937)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Esprit de géométrie (The Spirit of Geometry) 1937 Gouache on paper, 37.5 × 29.2 cm Tate Britain, London Magritte exchanges the heads of a mother and a baby – compressing one and enlarging the other. The effect is…

Le Coup de lumière (1935)

Ensor, James (1860-1949) Le Coup de lumière (Effect of Light) 1935 Oil on canvas, 50.8 × 61.6 cm Tate Britain, London Although this picture was dated 1926 when exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, its first owner, Sam Salz, said that it…