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Une moderne Olympia (1873-1874)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Une moderne Olympia (A modern Olympia) 1873–1874 Oil on canvas, 46.2 x 55.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Cézanne‘s early works, executed in dark colors, were strongly inspired by those of the Old Masters and by the compositions of Delacroix,…

L’été (1873)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été (Summer) 1873 Oil on canvas, 350 × 507 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Study: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été before 1873 National Gallery, London     Compare: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été 1891 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland    

Peacock (1878)

Morris, William (1834-1896) Peacock 1878 Tapestry, 290 x 168 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Tapestry: wool weave, twill weave (twisted woolen warp, green; woolen wefts, dark blue and light blue, and slatted wefts, ochre, orange, green, brown and blue); pattern reproduced 4…

Erasme (c.1899)

Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911) Erasme (Erasmus) c.1899 One-sided bronze medallion, diameter 13.3 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: Monogram: AL legend in Greek and Latin: [ten kreitto ta sougrammata deieei: imago ad v […] effigie] in the field: ER / ROT / EXPRESSA…

Alphonse Legros (c.1881)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Alphonse Legros c.1881 Bronze, 41 x 17.4 x 45.2 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Head in bronze and cast iron on pedestal. (M’O) See also: • Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911)

Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (c.1853)

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (Victor Hugo on the Rock of the Proscribed) c.1853 Print on salted paper, 17 x 17 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Victor Hugo arranged the staging, his son did the shooting. (M’O)

Summer Night (1890)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Summer Night 1890 Oil on canvas, 76.5 x 102 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Winslow Homer began as a cartoonist reporter during the Civil War, before painting scenes describing the daily life of the army and the rural world…