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Fille assise sous un arbre (c.1893-1894)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Fille assise sous un arbre (A girl seated under a tree) c.1893–1894 Watercolor on paper, 23.3 x 36.1 cm British Museum, London Compare: Manet, Julie (1878-1966) Femme assise au Bois de Boulogne 1893–1894 British Museum, London     The watercolour…

Madonna Garvagh (c.1510-1511)

Raffaello (1483-1520) Madonna Garvagh / Madonna Aldobrandini (Garvagh Madonna or Aldobrandini) c.1510–1511 Oil on wood, 38.9 × 32.9 cm National Gallery, London This is one of several small and medium-sized Madonnas made by Raphael in the years immediately following his arrival in…

Plage à marée basse (c.1850)

Daubigny, Charles-François (1817-1878) Plage à marée basse (Beach at Ebb Tide) c.1850 / c.1878 Oil on panel, 35 x 55 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Daubigny painted this beautiful seascape in Villerville-sur-Mer in Normandy. On an otherwise empty beach, a lone shell seeker walks…

Giovane donna nuda allo specchio (1515)

Bellini, Giovanni (c.1430-1516) Giovane donna nuda allo specchio (Young woman at her toilette) 1515 Oil on poplar panel, 62.9 x 78.3 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Inscription: “Joannes bellinus faciebat M.D.X.V.” As an elderly man, Bellini turned to the depiction of a…

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…

Étude pour “Une baignade à Asnières” (c.1883-1884)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Étude pour “Une baignade à Asnières” (Study for “Bathers at Asnières”) c.1883–1884 Oil on wood panel, 32 x 41 x 5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Seurat’s approach to painting differed greatly from the Impressionist painters who…