Tag: figure

La Punta della Dogana a Venezia (18th century)

Guardi, Francesco (1712-1793) La Punta della Dogana a Venezia (The Punta della Dogana in Venice) 18th century Brown wash, pen on brown paper, 14.8 x 29.9 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid The drawing, whose surface is somewhat lost, is considered original…

La nascita di San Giovanni Battista (c.1635)

Gentileschi, Artemisia (1593-c.1653) La nascita di San Giovanni Battista (The Birth of Saint John the Baptist) c.1635 Oil on canvas, 184 x 258 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This canvas is one of a series of scenes from the life of…

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…

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,…

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…

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…