Tag: bust

Pink and Gold: The Neapolitan (1897)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Pink and Gold: The Neapolitan 1897 Oil on canvas, 50 x 31 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Carmen Rossi, the sitter of this small portrait, was an Italian girl who posed for Whistler as a child and…

Ritratto di giovane (c.1518-1519)

Raffaello (1483-1520) and Collaborator Ritratto di giovane (Portrait of a Young Man) c.1518–1519 Oil on panel, 43.8 x 29 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This portrait was acquired from the Julius Böhler gallery in Berlin in December 1928 as a work by…

The Salutation of Beatrice (1869)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1869 Oil on canvas, 57.1 x 47 cm Private collection Inscription with a sonnet from Dante‘s Vita Nuova (The New Life). Beatrice Portinari was the Florentine girl who represented the ideal of…

L’iris (1895)

Bouguereau, William-Adolphe (1825-1905) L’iris (Woman with Iris) 1895 Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Among the most successful academic painters of the late nineteenth century, Bouguereau received numerous official honors from the French art establishment.…

Louise Abbéma (1878)

Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923) Louise Abbéma 1878 Marble, 42 x 27 x 22 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: À sa d. SARAH BERNHARDT. 1878. See also: • Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927)

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…

The Sin (1902)

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944) The Sin 1902 Print on paper, 41 x 33 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Compare: Munch, Edvard (1863-1944) The Sin 1901 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland    

Quattro donne che fanno musica (1658-1660)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Quattro donne che fanno musica (Four Women making Music) 1658–1660 Oil on canvas, 57 x 101.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam On loan from the Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen Mauritshuis, May 1948. Four young women making music. Busts. The two…

Portrait de Pierre Renoir (1893)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Portrait de Pierre Renoir (Portrait of Pierre Renoir) 1893 Lithograph on paper, 29 x 23.6 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam See also: • Renoir, Pierre (1885-1952)

Portrait de l’artiste Berthe Morisot (1872)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Portrait de l’artiste Berthe Morisot (Portrait of the Artist Berthe Morisot) 1872 Print, 19 x 13.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Compare: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Berthe Morisot au bouquet de violettes 1872 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Berthe Morisot 1872 Victoria…