Tag: glass

Buveuse d’absinthe (1901)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Buveuse d’absinthe (Absinthe Drinker) 1901 Oil on canvas, 73 x 54 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Picasso produced this work in the autumn of 1901, during his second trip to Paris, when he was just 22 years old.…

Houses on the River (1914)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Houses on the River (The Old Town) 1914 Oil on canvas, 100 x 120.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Houses on the River belongs to an extensive group of urban landscapes that Egon Schiele painted during the course of…

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…

Le Coup de lumière (1935)

Ensor, James (1860-1949) Le Coup de lumière (Effect of Light) 1935 Oil on canvas, 50.8 × 61.6 cm Tate Britain, London Although this picture was dated 1926 when exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, its first owner, Sam Salz, said that it…

Autoportrait au vase de fleurs (1897)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Autoportrait au vase de fleurs (Self-portrait with a vase of flowers) 1897 Oil on canvas, 52 x 42 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam ‘A nos amis de Hollande‘ (to our friends in the Netherlands), Bernard wrote at the top left.…

Vase avec motif gravé (1938-1939)

Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Vase avec motif gravé (Vase with Engraved Design) 1938–1939 Glass, 27.2 x diam. 23.2 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Made by Steuben Glass Works, American, 1903-2011.

Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (1918)

Gris, Juan (1887-1927) Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (Tumbler, Knife, and Plate of Fruit) 1918 Graphite, 25.8 x 33.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The Spanish-born painter and draftsman Juan Gris studied mathematics and engineering in Madrid for two…

Vase de fleurs (1861)

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Vase de fleurs (Vase of Flowers) 1861 Oil on canvas, 44.4 x 36 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The painter and critic Jacques-Émile Blanche (1861–1942) compared Fantin-Latour’s studies of the flower—”its grain, its tissue”—to the observation of…

Saint Cecilia (c.1900)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Saint Cecilia c.1900 Stained and painted glass, 213.5 x 75.5 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton This window is the result of a collaboration between the Pre-Raphaelite painter Burne-Jones and the firm founded by William Morris, who initiated…