Tag: blue

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

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…

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…

Apparition (1905-1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Apparition 1905–1910 Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton During the 1890s, Redon shifted his attention from charcoal drawing and lithography to a practice that embraced color, working in pastels and oil paints.…

Antibes vu de la Salis (1888)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Antibes vu de la Salis (Antibes Seen from La Salis) 1888 Oil on canvas, 73.3 × 92 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Monet chose to paint this view from the vantage point of the Garden of La…

Nocturne: blue and gold, St. Mark’s, Venice (1880)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Nocturne: blue and gold, St. Mark’s, Venice 1880 Oil on canvas, 75.4 x 90.5 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Following his bankruptcy in 1879, Whistler spent a year in Venice where he concentrated on etchings and…