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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…

Bonaparte au pont d’Arcole (1796-1797)

Gros, Antoine-Jean (1771-1835) Bonaparte au pont d’Arcole (Bonaparte on the Bridge at Arcole) late 1796-early 1797 Oil on canvas, 134 x 104 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This painting, combining a battle scene with a formal portrait, was based on the artist’s personal…

Course de chevaux (c.1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Course de chevaux (Horse Race) c.1817 Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 44 x 59 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Théodore Géricault was from a wealthy Rouen family that moved to Paris in 1796 for professional reasons. Géricault was…

John the Baptist (c.1410)

Campin, Robert (c.1378-1444) John the Baptist c.1410 Oil on oak panel, 17.3 x 11.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland According to tradition, John the Baptist wears a hair shirt under a white cloth, associated with newly baptized Christians. The flag…

View in Montmartre, Paris (1889)

Hassam, Childe (1859-1935) View in Montmartre, Paris 1889 Watercolor and gouache over graphite, 35.3 x 25.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton See also: • Montmartre | Paris (France)

Le Havre (c.1883-1887)

Boudin, Eugène (1824-1898) Le Havre c.1883–1887 Oil on wood panel, 27.1 x 21 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton See also: • Le Havre (France)

The Adoration of the Kings (before 1621)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings before 1621 Oil on copper, 33.7 x 48.7 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Adoration of the Magi 1598–1600 Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg     Brueghel, Jan the…

Tempête en approche (1864)

Boudin, Eugène (1824-1898) Tempête en approche (Approaching Storm) 1864 Oil on cradled panel, 36.3 × 57.9 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago This painting by Eugène Boudin, a Norman painter and Claude Monet’s teacher, exemplifies the artist’s signature style and subject matter…