Tag: portrait

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)

Princess Sabra (1865)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Princess Sabra 1865 Oil on canvas, 107.2 x 61.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: S. initials D.b.g.: E.B.J. 1865-6 This work is part of a decorative set commissioned from Burne-Jones by the watercolourist Miles Birket Foster (1825-1899) and…

Louise Abbéma (1878)

Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923) Louise Abbéma 1878 Marble, 42 x 27 x 22 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: À sa d. SARAH BERNHARDT. 1878. See also: • Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927)

Roman potter (c.1884)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Roman potter c.1884 Oil on canvas, 152 x 80 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Fragment of the painting “Hadrian visiting a Roman-British pottery”, painted in 1884 and cut out by the artist in 1893. The other two fragments of…

Femme faisant du crochet (c.1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Femme faisant du crochet (Woman Crocheting) c.1877 Oil on canvas, 41 x 32.5 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia During the 1870s, alongside his ambitious modern life subjects such as Leaving the Conservatory (BF862), Renoir painted very many canvases of single…

Portrait of a Man Holding a Watch (1643)

Hals, Frans (c.1582-1666) Portrait of a Man Holding a Watch 1643 Oil on canvas, 82.6 x 66.7 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia For a long time the identity of this bearded man was unknown. Recent scholarship reveals that it is very likely…

The Sin (1902)

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944) The Sin 1902 Print on paper, 41 x 33 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Compare: Munch, Edvard (1863-1944) The Sin 1901 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland