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Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund (1901-1902)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 66.7 cm De Morgan Collection Rosamund was the mistress of Henry II, who built a house for her at Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Legends say…

L’été (1873)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été (Summer) 1873 Oil on canvas, 350 × 507 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Study: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été before 1873 National Gallery, London     Compare: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été 1891 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland    

Madonna col Bambino (c.1480-1485)

Lorenzo di Credi (c.1459-1537) Madonna col Bambino (The Virgin and Child) c.1480–1485 Oil on wood, 71.1 × 49.5 cm National Gallery, London The Virgin Mary is seated directly in front of us. Together with swathes of drapery, she covers almost the…

Une moderne Olympia, copie d’après Cézanne (s.d.)

Gachet, Paul (1828-1909) Une moderne Olympia, copie d’après Cézanne (A modern Olympia, copy after Cézanne) s.d. Oil on canvas, 45.5 x 55 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Compare: Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Une moderne Olympia 1873–1874 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Olympia 1863 Musée…

Princess Sabra (1865)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Princess Sabra 1865 Oil on canvas, 107.2 x 61.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: S. initials D.b.g.: E.B.J. 1865-6 This work is part of a decorative set commissioned from Burne-Jones by the watercolourist Miles Birket Foster (1825-1899) and…

Intérieur rouge (1902)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Intérieur rouge (Red Interior) 1902 Oil on tan paper mounted to cradled panel, 37.1 x 51.1 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Vuillard never married, and he lived with his mother, a seamstress, for her entire life. He often depicted…

Landscape in Dutch Brazil (1652)

Post, Frans (1612-1680) Landscape in Dutch Brazil 1652 Oil on canvas, 282.5 x 210.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam From 1630 the Dutch West India Company (WIC) conquers parts of Brazil and ousts the Portuguese based there. Foiling the enemy is a main…