Tag: pastel

Baigneuses (1895-1900)

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) Baigneuses (Bathers) 1895–1900 Pastel with charcoal underdrawing on paper, 59.1 × 73.7 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia One of the things that made Degas such a radical artist was his approach to representing the human form. Here, rather than…

La Chanteuse (1891-1892)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) La Chanteuse (The Singer) 1891–1892 Pastel on paper, 27.7 x 20 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Édouard Vuillard, together with Maurice Denis and Paul Sérusier, was one of the founders of the Nabis, a group, which emerged from the…

Donna alla finestra (1914)

Severini, Gino (1883-1966) Donna alla finestra (Woman at the Window) 1914 Pastel on paper, 64.5 x 50.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Of the Italian Futurists, Gino Severini had the most French connections. He lived in Paris from 1906 and in August…

Violette Heymann (1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Violette Heymann 1910 Pastel on gray wove paper, 72 x 92 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Although he was known early in his career for works primarily in black and white, such as charcoal drawings and lithographs,…

Sita (c.1893)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Sita c.1893 Pastel, crayon and charcoal on paper, 53.6 × 37.7 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Miss Lala au Cirque Fernando (1879)

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) Miss Lala au Cirque Fernando (Miss Lala at the Cirque Fernando) 1879 Pastel on paper, 61 × 47.6 cm Tate Britain, London This is one of a sequence of pastels and drawings, many of which were executed on the…

Miss La La au Cirque Fernando (1879)

Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) Miss La La au Cirque Fernando (Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando) 1879 Oil on canvas, 117.2 × 77.5 cm National Gallery, London The Cirque Fernando was built in 1875 near the Place Pigalle in Paris, close…

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1853)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1853 Pastel and pencil on paper, 28.6 x 25.9 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Compare: Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1882–1883 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham     See also: • Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)