Tag: fish

Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbre (1944)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbre (Lunch on the Grass) 1944 Oil on canvas, 68 x 150 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Scientific analysis of this painting shows that the black background was added last. A frightening fish isn’t…

La vocazione degli apostoli Pietro e Andrea (1308-1311)

Duccio di Buoninsegna (c.1255-c.1319) La vocazione degli apostoli Pietro e Andrea (The Calling of the Apostles Peter and Andrew) 1308–1311 Tempera on panel, 42.7 × 45.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington This painting was part of the predella (the bottom tier)…

Silver Favourites (c.1903)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Silver Favourites c.1903 Oil on panel, 110 X 71 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The verse on the frame is from Wordsworth‘s poem ‘Gold and Silver Fishes in a Vase’. See also: • Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)