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The White Symphony: Three Girls (c.1868)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) The White Symphony: Three Girls c.1868 Oil on millboard mounted on wood panel, 46.4 x 61.6 cm Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1902.138. This…

Three Figures: Pink and Grey (1868-1878)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Three Figures: Pink and Grey 1868–1878 Oil on canvas, 139.1 x 185.4 cm Tate Britain, London This picture derives from one of six oil sketches that Whistler produced in 1868 as part of a plan for…

Frère et soeur (1891)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Frère et soeur (Brother and Sister) 1891 Painted plaster, 39.2 x 20.3 x 19.3 cm Tate Britain, London The first purchaser of this work was Walter Butterworth, who in 1911 negotiated the purchase of three bronzes by Rodin…

Violette Heymann (1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Violette Heymann 1910 Pastel on gray wove paper, 72 x 92 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Although he was known early in his career for works primarily in black and white, such as charcoal drawings and lithographs,…

Sita (c.1893)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Sita c.1893 Pastel, crayon and charcoal on paper, 53.6 × 37.7 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

The Sick Child (1907)

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944) The Sick Child (Det syke barn) 1907 Oil on canvas, 118.7 x 121 cm Tate Britain, London The Sick Child draws upon Munch’s memory of his sister Sophie’s death from tuberculosis at the age of fifteen. The model…

Jeune femme au divan (c.1885)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Jeune femme au divan (Girl on a Divan) c.1885 Oil on canvas, 61 x 50.2 cm Tate Britain, London The artist’s grandson Denis Rouart writes (9 October 1969): ‘This painting was sold by my mother direct to Vollard…

Girl (1931)

Moore, Henry (1898-1986) Girl 1931 Ancaster stone, 86.5 x 60 x 43.3 cm (including base and wooden board) Tate Britain, London From the mid-1920s Moore had advocated the abolition of the ‘Greek ideal’ in sculpture in favour of non-European sources, which…