Tag: horse

Arabe sellant son cheval (1855)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Arabe sellant son cheval (Arab Saddling his Horse) 1855 Oil on canvas, 56 x 47 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Delacroix was a founder of the Romantic trend in 19th-century painting. He took this subject from his recollections…

Adoration of the Magi (1598-1600)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Adoration of the Magi 1598–1600 Oil on copperplate, 26.5 x 35.2 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Compare: Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings 1598 National Gallery, London     Brueghel, Jan the Elder…

Les Jockeys (1882)

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de (1864-1901) Les Jockeys (The Jockeys) 1882 Oil on canvas, 64.5 x 45 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection «In our family,» Toulouse-Lautrec quipped, «once baptised, one is in the saddle.» Lautrec‘s father was a fanatical -and somewhat…

L’Inondation à Port-Marly (1876)

Sisley, Alfred (1839-1899) L’Inondation à Port-Marly (The Flood at Port-Marly) 1876 Oil on canvas, 50 x 61 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection Based in Marly-le-Roi from 1874 to 1877, Sisley executed a group of seven paintings on the flooding…

Course de chevaux (c.1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Course de chevaux (Horse Race) c.1817 Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 44 x 59 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Théodore Géricault was from a wealthy Rouen family that moved to Paris in 1796 for professional reasons. Géricault was…

The Garden of Eden (c.1610-1612)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Garden of Eden c.1610–1612 Oil on panel, 59.4 x 95.6 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen Brueghel was born into a famous dynasty of artists and, together with Rubens, he was generally regarded as…