Tag: France

Portrait de Cézanne (1874)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Portrait de Cézanne (Portrait of Cézanne) 1874 Oil on canvas, 73 × 59.7 cm National Gallery, London On loan from the collection of Laurence Graff OBE. On loan: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford, UK. Compare: Pissarro,…

Au café (c.1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Au café (In the Café) c.1877 Oil on canvas, 35.7 x 27.5 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

Peacock (1878)

Morris, William (1834-1896) Peacock 1878 Tapestry, 290 x 168 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Tapestry: wool weave, twill weave (twisted woolen warp, green; woolen wefts, dark blue and light blue, and slatted wefts, ochre, orange, green, brown and blue); pattern reproduced 4…

Erasme (c.1899)

Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911) Erasme (Erasmus) c.1899 One-sided bronze medallion, diameter 13.3 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: Monogram: AL legend in Greek and Latin: [ten kreitto ta sougrammata deieei: imago ad v […] effigie] in the field: ER / ROT / EXPRESSA…

Alphonse Legros (c.1881)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Alphonse Legros c.1881 Bronze, 41 x 17.4 x 45.2 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Head in bronze and cast iron on pedestal. (M’O) See also: • Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911)

Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (c.1853)

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (Victor Hugo on the Rock of the Proscribed) c.1853 Print on salted paper, 17 x 17 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Victor Hugo arranged the staging, his son did the shooting. (M’O)

Summer Night (1890)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Summer Night 1890 Oil on canvas, 76.5 x 102 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Winslow Homer began as a cartoonist reporter during the Civil War, before painting scenes describing the daily life of the army and the rural world…