Tag: France

Le Christ et la Madeleine (c.1905)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Le Christ et la Madeleine (Christ and Magdalene) c.1905 Marble, 102 x 77 x 70 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection Christ and the Magdalen is the only known work by Rodin on a religious subject. Various…

La sfida delle Pieridi (c.1523-1527)

Rosso Fiorentino (1495-1540) La sfida delle Pieridi (The Challenge of the Pierides) c.1523–1527 Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 31 x 63 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris A rare mythological subject This small painting represents an episode reported by Ovid in…

El Cid (1879)

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899) El Cid 1879 Oil on canvas, 95 x 76 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid During the Franco-Prussian War, Rosa Bonheur developed a singular fondness for lions. According to Anna Klumpke, her partner in the final years of her…

L’iris (1895)

Bouguereau, William-Adolphe (1825-1905) L’iris (Woman with Iris) 1895 Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

Venise, le Molo (1895)

Boudin, Eugène (1824-1898) Venise, le Molo (Venice, the Molo) 1895 Oil on canvas, 33.5 x 57 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff See also: • Venezia (Italia)

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