Tag: mountain

Le Sommeil des Paysans (c.1808-1812)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Le Sommeil des Paysans (The Sleep of the Peasants) c.1808–1812 Oil on wood panel, 77.5 x 57.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Impatient with studio routine, Géricault spent four years teaching himself by copying paintings in the…

Rue de Tahiti (1891)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Rue de Tahiti (Street in Tahiti) 1891 Oil on canvas, 115.5 x 88.5 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo The vibrant colors of Paul Gauguin’s painting express his intense reaction to the mysteries of the “new Eden” that…

San Girolamo penitente (1606)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) San Girolamo penitente (The Penitent Saint Jerome) 1606 Oil on wood panel, 52.7 x 41.6 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

Le Barrage de François Zola (c.1879)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Le Barrage de François Zola (The François Zola Dam) c.1879 Oil on canvas, 54.2 x 74.2 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff The dam was designed by Italian-born engineer François Zola, the father of novelist Émile Zola. In 1885 this…

L’église de Vers (1912)

Derain, André (1880-1954) L’église de Vers (The Church at Vers) 1912 Oil on canvas, 65.5 x 92.3 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff See also: • Vers, Lot (France)

Tentazione sul monte (1308-1311)

Duccio di Buoninsegna (c.1255-c.1319) Tentazione sul monte (The Temptation of Christ on the Mountain) 1308–1311 Tempera on poplar panel, 43.2 x 46 cm Frick Collection, New York This painting was part of the predella (the bottom tier) of the Maestà altarpiece made…