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Jeune femme en blanc lisant (1873)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Jeune femme en blanc lisant (Young Woman in White Reading) 1873 Oil on canvas, 35 x 27 cm National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin Renoir began his career as a decorative artist, painting designs on porcelain and fabric. He proceeded…

Mlle. Jeanne Samary (c.1878)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Mlle. Jeanne Samary c.1878 Pastel, 69.7 x 47.7 cm Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati See also: • Samary, Jeanne (1857-1890)

Santa Águeda (c.1635-1640)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) Santa Águeda (Saint Agatha) c.1635–1640 Oil on canvas, 129 × 61 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier The prefect Quintianus wants to marry the beautiful and noble Sicilian Agathe; having dedicated her life to Christ, she refuses. So he makes…

Une nourrice au Jardin du Luxembourg (c.1872)

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) Une nourrice au Jardin du Luxembourg (A Nanny in the Luxembourg Gardens) c.1872 Oil on canvas, 65 x 92 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier The theme of childhood runs through all of Degas‘ work, from dancers to nurses. This slightly…

Julie Reveuse (1894)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Julie Reveuse (Julie Daydreaming) 1894 Oil on canvas Private collection See also: • Manet, Julie (1878-1966)

La Première Sortie (1876-1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) La Première Sortie (At the Theatre) 1876–1877 Oil on canvas, 65 × 49.5 cm National Gallery, London We seem to be sitting in a box at the theatre, which we share with two young women. But we can’t be…

La plage de Trouville (1870)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) La plage de Trouville (The Beach at Trouville) 1870 Oil on canvas, 38 × 46.5 cm National Gallery, London Monet’s earlier paintings of the Normandy coast had emphasised it as a working seascape, peopled with fishermen who had to…

Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge (1879)

Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge 1879 Oil on canvas, 81.3 × 59.7 cm Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Cassatt created a series of theater scenes in the late 1870s, displaying an interest in city nightlife…