Tag: Cleveland

Au café (c.1897-1899)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Au café (At the Café) c.1897–1899 Oil on board, laid on cradled panel, 28.8 x 27.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Vuillard once said, “I don’t do portraits. I paint people in their surroundings.” This scene of…

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…

Cristo risorto adorato da santi e angeli (1566-1568)

Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Cristo risorto adorato da santi e angeli (The Risen Christ Adored by Saints and Angels) 1566–1568 Black chalk, pen and brown ink on paper, 41.9 x 26.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland This highly finished presentation drawing,…

A Genoese Lady with Her Child (c.1623-1625)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) A Genoese Lady with Her Child c.1623–1625 Oil on canvas, 217.8 x 146 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland This portrait was a departure from the painting style popular at this time, focusing less on a demonstrative…

Le cirque (1889)

Valadon, Suzanne (1865-1938) Le cirque (The Circus) 1889 Oil on fabric, 48.8 x 60 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Besides being a prolific painter, Suzanne Valadon served as the model for Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The attribution of…

Adorazione dei Magi (1500s)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) & Workshop Adorazione dei Magi (Adoration of the Magi) 1500s Oil on canvas, 134.5 x 217 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Titian, the celebrated and prolific 16th-century Venetian artist, and his large workshop painted several versions of this…

Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (1739)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (Study for “The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian” for the Augustinian monastery at Diessen, Germany) 1739 Oil on canvas, 51.7 x 31.7 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1739 a pair…