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Diego Rivera (1916)

Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Diego Rivera 1916 Oil on paper, 100.5 x 81 cm Museu de Arte, São Paulo Modigliani’s characters have the Gothic, lanky behavior of a sunflower reaching up to celebrate heliotropism, as evinced in the other five portraits that integrate…

Portrait de Coco (1903-1904)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Portrait de Coco (Portrait of Coco, Claude Renoir) 1903–1904 Oil on canvas, 28.5 x 24 cm Museu de Arte, São Paulo Portrait of Renoir’s third son Claude, nicknamed “Coco,” born in 1901, which points to a dating of the…

Tête de femme (1939)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Tête de femme (Head of a Woman) 1939 Oil on wood panel, 59.8 x 45.1 cm Guggenheim Museum, New York © 2023 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York See also: • Maar, Dora (1907-1997)

L’Italienne (1916)

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) L’Italienne (The Italian Woman) 1916 Oil on canvas, 116.7 x 89.5 cm Guggenheim Museum, New York Henri Matisse often painted the same subject in versions that range from relatively realistic to more abstract or schematic. At times the transition…

Ritratto di un giovane (c.1510)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Ritratto di un giovane (Portrait of a Young Man) c.1510 Mixed technique on poplar, 20 x 17 x 0.4 cm Städel Museum, Frankfurt This early work by Titian presents such a radically close-up view of the sitter that he has…

Jeune fille lisant (1880)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Jeune fille lisant (Reading Girl) 1880 Oil on canvas, 57 x 47.5 cm Städel Museum, Frankfurt Renoir, like all Impressionists, was interested in motifs from everyday life. This way he could show his models in private moments: by concentrating…

Portrait de Berthe Morisot (c.1876)

Desboutin, Marcellin (1823-1902) Portrait de Berthe Morisot (Portrait of Berthe Morisot) c.1876 Drypoint, 26.2 x 17.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam See also: • Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895)

Papa Gregorio XV (c.1622–1623)

Guercino (1591-1666) Papa Gregorio XV (Pope Gregory XV) c.1622–1623 Oil on canvas, 133.7 × 98.4 cm Getty Center, Los Angeles Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino or simply Guercino, meaning “The Squinter”, a nickname referring to a congenital eye condition from which…