Tag: black

Ritratto d’uomo (c.1520)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Ritratto d’uomo (Portrait of a Man) c.1520 Oil on canvas, 55 x 40 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Correggio was one of the great fresco painters of the 16th century. In his Lives, Vasari provides some insight into his personality,…

Retrato del bufón Calabazas (c.1631-1632)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato del bufón Calabazas (Portrait of the Jester Calabazas) c.1631–1632 Oil on canvas, 175 x 106 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Calabazas, a jester in the court of King Philip IV of Spain, had physical and mental…

Green Park, London (1870 or 1871)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Green Park, London 1870 or 1871 Oil on canvas, 34.3 × 72.5 cm Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Detail of Apsley House, home of the Duke of Wellington, and his equestrian statue. See also: • London (England) | Wellington…

Morning Glory with Black (1926)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) Morning Glory with Black 1926 Oil on canvas, 91 x 75.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The morning glory rests against a black petunia, seen partially at lower right. O’Keeffe is best known for close-up flower subjects…

The Artist’s Daughter Margaret (c.1772)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) The Artist’s Daughter Margaret c.1772 Oil on canvas, 75.6 × 62.9 cm Tate Britain, London Gainsborough’s younger daughter, Margaret, was in her mid-twenties when her father painted this portrait. At the time she was still living with her elder…

Le Roi d’Aragon (1973)

Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Le Roi d’Aragon (King of Aragon) 1973 Etching and mezzotint on paper, 48.3 × 35.6 cm Tate Britain, London Albert Field, The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí, New York 1996, p.80: “King of Aragon…

Vespertina Quies (1893)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Vespertina Quies (Evening Quiet) 1893 Oil on canvas, 107.9 x 62.2 cm Tate Britain, London This picture evokes a mood of contemplation and stillness. Its Latin title means ‘Evening Quiet’. Burne-Jones is believed to have employed a model…