Tag: peach

La Brioche (1870)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Brioche (The Brioche) 1870 Oil on canvas, 65.1 x 81 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Manet reportedly called still life the “touchstone of the painter.” From 1862 to 1870 he executed several large-scale tabletop scenes…

Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (1918)

Gris, Juan (1887-1927) Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (Tumbler, Knife, and Plate of Fruit) 1918 Graphite, 25.8 x 33.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The Spanish-born painter and draftsman Juan Gris studied mathematics and engineering in Madrid for two…

La Sagrada Familia con María Magdalena (c.1590-1595)

El Greco (1541-1614) La Sagrada Familia con María Magdalena (The Holy Family with Mary Magdalene) c.1590–1595 Oil on canvas, 130 x 100 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The seemingly weightless figures, the startling color combinations, and the moody, imprecise setting…

Pêches et cerises

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Pêches et cerises (Peaches and cherries) s.d. Oil on canvas, 27 x 17 cm Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires