Tag: dress

Una donna che si mette dei fiori nei capelli (c.1710)

Carriera, Rosalba (1675-1757) Una donna che si mette dei fiori nei capelli (A Woman Putting Flowers in Her Hair) c.1710 Watercolor on ivory in a tortoiseshell pique-point frame, 8.6 x 10.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Scholars generally agree that…

La terrasse de la Villa Brancas (1876)

Bracquemond, Félix (1833-1914) La terrasse de la Villa Brancas (The Terrace of the Villa Brancas) 1876 Etching on laid paper, 25.4 x 35.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Here, two women are seated on a sunny terrace in the lush landscape…

Glaucus and Nydia (1867)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Glaucus and Nydia 1867 Oil on wood panel, 55.5 x 81 x 4.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Alma-Tadema, one of the most popular Victorian painters, became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the…

Violette Heymann (1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Violette Heymann 1910 Pastel on gray wove paper, 72 x 92 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Although he was known early in his career for works primarily in black and white, such as charcoal drawings and lithographs,…

Jeune femme au divan (c.1885)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Jeune femme au divan (Girl on a Divan) c.1885 Oil on canvas, 61 x 50.2 cm Tate Britain, London The artist’s grandson Denis Rouart writes (9 October 1969): ‘This painting was sold by my mother direct to Vollard…

Femme assise sur un banc (c.1874)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Femme assise sur un banc (Woman Seated on a Bench) c.1874 Oil on canvas, 73.7 x 55.9 cm Tate Britain, London This picture has also been known under such titles as ‘In the Park’, ‘Woman in a Park’…

Portrait of Margaret Gainsborough holding a Theorbo (c.1777)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) Portrait of Margaret Gainsborough holding a Theorbo c.1777 Oil on canvas, 90.2 × 69.9 cm National Gallery, London This unfinished portrait of Thomas Gainsborough’s youngest daughter, Margaret (1751–1820), playing a theorbo (a kind of lute) unites two particularly personal…

The Artist’s Daughter Margaret (c.1772)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) The Artist’s Daughter Margaret c.1772 Oil on canvas, 75.6 × 62.9 cm Tate Britain, London Gainsborough’s younger daughter, Margaret, was in her mid-twenties when her father painted this portrait. At the time she was still living with her elder…

The Artist’s Daughter Mary (1777)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) The Artist’s Daughter Mary 1777 Oil on canvas, 77.5 × 64.8 cm Tate Britain, London On loan to Gainsborough’s House (Sudbury, UK). Gainsborough was very fond of his two daughters and painted them frequently from childhood into their late…

Jeux d’enfants (1888)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Jeux d’enfants (Children’s Games) 1888 Woodcut printed in black on beige wove paper, 15.5 × 18.2 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton