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Dora Maar assise (1938)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Dora Maar assise (Dora Maar Seated) 1938 Ink, gouache and oil on paper on canvas, 68.9 × 62.5 cm Tate Britain, London Dora Maar was a painter who exhibited with the Surrealist group, before becoming a photographer and…

Busto del Duca Francesco I d’Este (1650-1651)

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Busto del Duca Francesco I d’Este (Bust of Duke Francesco I d’Este) 1650–1651 Marble, 80 x 106 x 50 cm Galleria Estense, Modena In this famous marble, the effigy of Francis I stands out as a manifesto of…

Retrato de Francisco I de Este (1638)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato de Francisco I de Este (Portrait of Duke Francesco I d’Este) 1638 Oil on canvas, 68 x 51 cm Galleria Estense, Modena In 1638 Duke Francesco I d’Este undertook a diplomatic trip to the court of King Philip…

Le Pierrot au livre (1924)

Gris, Juan (1887-1927) Le Pierrot au livre (Pierrot with Book) 1924 Oil on canvas, 65.5 × 50.8 cm Tate Britain, London On display at Tate Modern. Although this painting is resolutely figurative, it is strongly influenced by Cubism. Pierrot’s upper body…

Portrait of Margaret Gainsborough holding a Theorbo (c.1777)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) Portrait of Margaret Gainsborough holding a Theorbo c.1777 Oil on canvas, 90.2 × 69.9 cm National Gallery, London This unfinished portrait of Thomas Gainsborough’s youngest daughter, Margaret (1751–1820), playing a theorbo (a kind of lute) unites two particularly personal…

The Artist’s Daughter Margaret (c.1772)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) The Artist’s Daughter Margaret c.1772 Oil on canvas, 75.6 × 62.9 cm Tate Britain, London Gainsborough’s younger daughter, Margaret, was in her mid-twenties when her father painted this portrait. At the time she was still living with her elder…

The Artist’s Daughter Mary (1777)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) The Artist’s Daughter Mary 1777 Oil on canvas, 77.5 × 64.8 cm Tate Britain, London On loan to Gainsborough’s House (Sudbury, UK). Gainsborough was very fond of his two daughters and painted them frequently from childhood into their late…

Eugène Boch (1888)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Eugène Boch 1888 Oil on canvas, 60.3 x 45.4 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Van Gogh met the Belgian painter Eugène Boch (1855-1941) in mid-June 1888, while Boch was spending a few weeks near Arles. Around 8 July, Vincent…

Paul Gachet (1926)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Paul Gachet 1926 Oil on canvas, 40 x 32 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Dedicated on the reverse: “To my friend and compatriot Paul Gachet, Emile Bernard 1926“. See also: • Gachet, Paul (1828-1909)