Tag: painting

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,…

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)

La terrasse de la Villa Brancas (1876)

Bracquemond, Félix (1833-1914) La terrasse de la Villa Brancas (The Terrace of the Villa Brancas) 1876 Etching on laid paper, 25.4 x 35.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Here, two women are seated on a sunny terrace in the lush landscape…

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…

The Lady of Shalott (c.1886-1905)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Lady of Shalott c.1886–1905 Oil on canvas, 188.3 x 146.4 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford “Do not forsake your duties” is the overall message Hunt wanted to convey in his painting. The Lady, heroine of a Tennyson…