Tag: Paris

Une moderne Olympia (1873-1874)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Une moderne Olympia (A modern Olympia) 1873–1874 Oil on canvas, 46.2 x 55.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Cézanne‘s early works, executed in dark colors, were strongly inspired by those of the Old Masters and by the compositions of Delacroix,…

La sfida delle Pieridi (c.1523-1527)

Rosso Fiorentino (1495-1540) La sfida delle Pieridi (The Challenge of the Pierides) c.1523–1527 Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 31 x 63 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris A rare mythological subject This small painting represents an episode reported by Ovid in…

L’été (1873)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été (Summer) 1873 Oil on canvas, 350 × 507 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Study: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été before 1873 National Gallery, London     Compare: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) L’été 1891 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland    

Peacock (1878)

Morris, William (1834-1896) Peacock 1878 Tapestry, 290 x 168 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Tapestry: wool weave, twill weave (twisted woolen warp, green; woolen wefts, dark blue and light blue, and slatted wefts, ochre, orange, green, brown and blue); pattern reproduced 4…

Erasme (c.1899)

Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911) Erasme (Erasmus) c.1899 One-sided bronze medallion, diameter 13.3 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: Monogram: AL legend in Greek and Latin: [ten kreitto ta sougrammata deieei: imago ad v […] effigie] in the field: ER / ROT / EXPRESSA…

Alphonse Legros (c.1881)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Alphonse Legros c.1881 Bronze, 41 x 17.4 x 45.2 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Head in bronze and cast iron on pedestal. (M’O) See also: • Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911)

Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (c.1853)

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (Victor Hugo on the Rock of the Proscribed) c.1853 Print on salted paper, 17 x 17 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Victor Hugo arranged the staging, his son did the shooting. (M’O)