Tag: grass

Sant’Antonio Abate (1458)

Lippi, Filippo (1406-1469) Sant’Antonio Abate (St. Anthony Abbot) 1458 Tempera on wood panel, 81.3 x 29.8 x 3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Pair of Panels from a Triptych: The Archangel Michael and St. Anthony Abbot. These panels depicting Saints Anthony…

L’Arcangelo Michele (1458)

Lippi, Filippo (1406-1469) L’Arcangelo Michele (The Archangel Michael) 1458 Tempera on wood panel, 81.3 x 29.8 x 3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Pair of Panels from a Triptych: The Archangel Michael and St. Anthony Abbot. These panels depicting Saints…

Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbre (1944)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbre (Lunch on the Grass) 1944 Oil on canvas, 68 x 150 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Scientific analysis of this painting shows that the black background was added last. A frightening fish isn’t…

La Ferme à l’entrée du bois (1860-1880)

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899) La Ferme à l’entrée du bois (The Farm at the Entrance of the Wood) 1860–1880 Oil on fabric, 28.4 x 40.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Bonheur‘s artistic work led her to pastures, fairs, and even slaughterhouses—unlikely…

Vêtements sur l’herbe (1883)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Vêtements sur l’herbe (Clothes on the Grass) 1883 Oil on wood, 16.2 x 24.8 cm Tate Britain, London This is one of a series of small studies in oil on panel for Seurat‘s first large painting ‘Bathing at…

Cupidon et Psyché (1867)

Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911) Cupidon et Psyché (Cupid and Psyche) exhibited 1867 Oil on canvas, 116.8 × 141.4 cm Tate Britain, London The tale of Cupid and Psyche was written by the Roman poet Lucius Apuleius. Psyche was given a box, supposedly…

Moisson, Le Pouldu (1890)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Moisson, Le Pouldu (Harvest: Le Pouldu) 1890 Oil on canvas, 73 × 92.1 cm Tate Britain, London In 1890 Gauguin was staying at Marie Henry’s boarding house in Le Pouldu, Brittany. The headland in this painting is at the western…

The Triumph of the Innocents (1883-1884)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Triumph of the Innocents 1883–1884 Oil on canvas, 156.2 x 254 cm Tate Britain, London Hunt began painting this subject while on a visit to the Holy Land in the 1870s. It shows Mary, Joseph and…