Tag: mother

La Maternité (1901)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Maternité (Motherhood) 1901 Oil on fibre board, 100.1 × 72.9 cm National Gallery, London On loan from a private collection.

Intérieur ensoleillé (c.1920)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Intérieur ensoleillé (Sunlit Interior) c.1920 Distemper on paper on canvas, 83.2 x 63.8 cm Tate Britain, London This picture appears in the Bernheim-Jeune records under the title used here. Jacques Salomon wrote (20 October 1969) that it represents…

L’Esprit de géométrie (1937)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Esprit de géométrie (The Spirit of Geometry) 1937 Gouache on paper, 37.5 × 29.2 cm Tate Britain, London Magritte exchanges the heads of a mother and a baby – compressing one and enlarging the other. The effect is…

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…

The Father’s Leave-taking (1879)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Father’s Leave-taking 1879 Etching, 18.9 x 25.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Of the three founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (Rossetti, Hunt, and Millais), William Holman Hunt was the most dedicated to working directly…

La famille paysanne (1871-1872)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875) La famille paysanne (The peasant family) 1871–1872 Oil on canvas, 110.4 x 81 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff The British painter Sickert commented: ‘The sublime man and his stolid spouse face the spectator with all the gravity and symmetry…