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Portrait de Camille Pissarro par lui-même (1903)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Portrait de Camille Pissarro par lui-même (Self-Portrait) 1903 Oil on canvas, 41 x 33.3 cm Tate Britain, London This is the artist’s last self-portrait, executed in his Paris apartment in the Place Dauphine, overlooking the Pont Neuf. It…

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…

Femme assise sur un banc (c.1874)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Femme assise sur un banc (Woman Seated on a Bench) c.1874 Oil on canvas, 73.7 x 55.9 cm Tate Britain, London This picture has also been known under such titles as ‘In the Park’, ‘Woman in a Park’…

A Copy of Michelangelo’s Pieta (1827)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) The Chancel of Petworth Church: A Copy of Michelangelo’s ‘Pieta’ 1827 Gouache and watercolour on paper, 14.2 x 19.4 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Michelangelo (1475-1564) Pietà 1498–1499 San Pietro, Vaticano     See also: • Michelangelo…

L’Homme au journal (1928)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Homme au journal (Man with a Newspaper) 1928 Oil on canvas, 115.6 x 81.3 cm Tate Britain, London Magritte’s deadpan style is seen clearly in these four simply painted scenes. Each section seems to be exactly the same,…