Tag: painter

Portrait de Cézanne (1874)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Portrait de Cézanne (Portrait of Cézanne) 1874 Oil on canvas, 73 × 59.7 cm National Gallery, London On loan from the collection of Laurence Graff OBE. On loan: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford, UK. Compare: Pissarro,…

Kiki de Montparnasse

(1901–1953) Alice Ernestine Prin Le Violon d’Ingres, photograph by Man Ray (1924). Kiki in Art: Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Testa di donna 1915 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Born October 2 1901 Châtillon-sur-Seine (France) Died March 23 1953 Paris (France) Occupation Actress Art Model Occupation Painter…

Trilogy of Months, state II

Murer, Eugène (1841-1906) Trilogy of Months, state II s.d. Color lithograph, 82.2 x 61 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland See also: • Vollard, Ambroise (1866-1939)

Orazio Gentileschi

(1563–1639) Orazio Lomi Gentileschi The artist’s works: San Francesco sorretto dall’angelo c.1607 Museo del Prado, Madrid Riposo nella fuga in Egitto c.1620 National Gallery, London Danae e la pioggia d’oro 1621–1623 Getty Center, Los Angeles Giuditta e la sua serva con la testa…

José Clemente Orozco

(1883–1949) The artist’s works: Soldado herido 1930 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Orozco in Art: Modotti, Tina (1896-1942) Orozco Mural 1926 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland   Born November 23 1883 Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) Died September 7 1949 México, DF (Mexico) Occupation Painter

Jackson Pollock

(1912–1956) Paul Jackson Pollock The artist’s works: Naked Man with Knife c.1938–1940 Tate Britain, London Number 5, 1950 1950 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Born January 28 1912 Cody, WY (USA) Died August 11 1956 Springs, NY (USA) Cause of death Car…

Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Watercolor over pencil, 36.8 x 47 cm Private collection Study: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante…

Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Ink on paper, 19 × 16.8 cm Tate Britain, London The medieval Italian poet Dante Alighieri inspired some of Blake‘s and Rossetti‘s greatest pictures. They each saw Dante‘s writings…

La Famille du peintre (1926)

De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978) La Famille du peintre (The Painter’s Family) 1926 Oil on canvas, 146.4 × 114.9 cm Tate Britain, London In the mid-1920s de Chirico reworked many of the themes of his pre-war paintings in the light of his…

William Holman Hunt

(1827–1910) The artist’s works: Rienzi vowing to obtain Justice 1849 National Gallery, London The Light of The World 1851–1856 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1853 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The Scapegoat 1854–1855 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The Scapegoat 1854–1856 Lady Lever Art…