Tag: sea

Signal of Distress (1890-1896)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Signal of Distress 1890–1896 Oil on canvas, 62 x 98 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Following a period spent on the English North Coast, Winslow Homer returned to the United States and settled on the equally cold and inhospitable…

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1596)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1596 Oil on copper, 26.6 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Jan Brueghel belonged to a dynasty of painters whose first outstanding member was Pieter Bruegel, Jan’s…

Les Rochers (1828)

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille (1796-1875) Les Rochers (Rocks) 1828 Oil on canvas, 39 x 57.2 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Bacchanale (1625-1626)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Bacchanale (Bacchanal) 1625–1626 Oil on canvas, 122 x 169 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This is a traditional scene from the iconography of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. It depicts his meeting with Ariadne on the island…

Bacco e Arianna (1520-1523)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Bacco e Arianna (Bacchus and Ariadne) 1520–1523 Oil on canvas, 176.5 x 191 cm National Gallery, London Detail of the Crown Constellation. Detail of Ariadne and Theseus‘s ship. Detail of Bacchus. Detail of Pan. Detail of Bacchante. Detail of…

Moisson, Le Pouldu (1890)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Moisson, Le Pouldu (Harvest: Le Pouldu) 1890 Oil on canvas, 73 × 92.1 cm Tate Britain, London In 1890 Gauguin was staying at Marie Henry’s boarding house in Le Pouldu, Brittany. The headland in this painting is at the western…

Femmes au bord de la mer (1889)

Laval, Charles (1861-1894) Femmes au bord de la mer (Women on the Seashore) 1889 Watercolor on paper, 22.2 x 30.7 cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam See also: • Martinique (France)