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Le Moulin de la Galette (c.1840-1845)

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille (1796-1875) Le Moulin de la Galette c.1840–1845 Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 25.5 x 33.8 cm Musée d’art et d’histoire, Genève This canvas is among the rare Parisian views painted by Corot. It represents “Le Radet”, a mill built…

L’Oise à Pontoise au temps gris (1876)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) L’Oise à Pontoise au temps gris (The Oise in Pontoise in gray weather) 1876 Oil on canvas, 53.5 x 64 cm Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam Pissarro believed that ‘Everything is suitable for drawing, everything!’ He was true to…

Printemps à Vétheuil (1880)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Printemps à Vétheuil (Spring in Vétheuil) 1880 Oil on canvas, 60.5 x 80.5 cm Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam In order to paint the transient effects of light as directly as possible Monet mainly worked outdoors. He had to…

Rue Saint-Denis, Fête du 30 juin 1878 (c.1878)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Rue Saint-Denis, Fête du 30 juin 1878 (Rue Saint-Denis, Celebration of 30th June 1878) c.1878 Oil on canvas, 76 x 52 cm Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen The subject of this painting is the first official national celebration to take…

Cristo e la Samaritana (c.1585)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Cristo e la Samaritana (Christ and the Samaritan) c.1585 Oil on canvas, 143.5 × 288.3 × 3.2 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The Gospel according to St. John reflects the thoughtful dialogue between Christ and the (non-Jewish) woman from Samaria…

Rebecca al pozzo (c.1582-1588)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Rebecca al pozzo (Rebecca at the Well) c.1582–1588 Oil on canvas, 145.5 x 282.7 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Three men, one woman, and three camels gather around the stone ledge of a well in this horizontal landscape…

La Trasfigurazione (1516-1520)

Raffaello (1483-1520) La Trasfigurazione (The Transfiguration) 1516–1520 Tempera grassa on wood, 410 x 279 cm Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vaticano Cardinal Giulio de’ Medici (the future pope Clement VII) commissioned two paintings for the cathedral of S. Giusto of Narbonne, the city of which…