Tag: blue

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1596)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1596 Oil on copper, 26.6 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Jan Brueghel belonged to a dynasty of painters whose first outstanding member was Pieter Bruegel, Jan’s…

Bella au col blanc (1917)

Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Bella au col blanc (Bella with White Collar) 1917 Oil on linen, 149 x 72 cm Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris The writer Bella Rosenfeld, represented here as a giantess, would be Chagall‘s muse throughout her life. Taking up…

La Maternité (1901)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Maternité (Motherhood) 1901 Oil on fibre board, 100.1 × 72.9 cm National Gallery, London On loan from a private collection.

Au café (c.1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Au café (In the Café) c.1877 Oil on canvas, 35.7 x 27.5 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

Madonna dell’Annunciazione (1340-1344)

Martini, Simone (c.1284-1344) Madonna dell’Annunciazione (Madonna from the Annunciation Scene) 1340–1344 Tempera on poplar panel, 30.5 x 21.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This painting was once the right-hand wing of a folding diptych showing the Annunciation. The left wing, with…

Buveuse d’absinthe (1901)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Buveuse d’absinthe (Absinthe Drinker) 1901 Oil on canvas, 73 x 54 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Picasso produced this work in the autumn of 1901, during his second trip to Paris, when he was just 22 years old.…

La Bella (1536-1538)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) La Bella (Portrait of a Lady) 1536–1538 Oil on canvas, 89 × 75.5 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze

La Vie (1903)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Vie (Life) 1903 Oil on canvas, 196.5 x 129.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1901, depressed over the suicide of a close friend, Picasso launched into the melancholic paintings of his Blue period (1901–4). Only…