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Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund (1901-1902)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 66.7 cm De Morgan Collection Rosamund was the mistress of Henry II, who built a house for her at Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Legends say…

Le Colin-Maillard (c.1750-1752)

Fragonard, Jean-Honoré (1732-1806) Le Colin-Maillard (Blind Man’s Buff) c.1750–1752 Oil on canvas, 116.8 x 91.4 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo In the 18th century the game of blind man’s buff (or bluff) became the symbolic arena for courtship, chance, and the…

Danse à la campagne (1883)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Danse à la campagne (Dance in the countryside) 1883 Oil on canvas, 180.3 x 90 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Renoir was fond of dance scenes. These two paintings were designed as pendants: they are of the same format and…

La Carmencita (1890)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) La Carmencita 1890 Oil on canvas, 229 x 140 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Sargent may have first encountered the Spanish dancer known as La Carmencita (1868-1910) at the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris. In 1890, she took New…

La Carmencita (c.1890)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) La Carmencita c.1890 Drawing, 34.6 x 22.6 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris After the painting ‘La Carmencita‘ exhibited by the artist at the Salon of 1890. Donated by the artist to the Luxembourg Museum in 1892, entered…

Not a Shoe (1950)

Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968) Not a Shoe 1950 Galvanized plaster, 7 x 5.1 × 2.5 cm Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris

The Father’s Leave-taking (1879)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Father’s Leave-taking 1879 Etching, 18.9 x 25.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Of the three founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (Rossetti, Hunt, and Millais), William Holman Hunt was the most dedicated to working directly…

Madonna col Bambino e l’Arcangelo Gabriele

Signorelli, Luca (c.1445-1523) Madonna col Bambino e l’Arcangelo Gabriele (Virgin and Child with the Archangel Gabriel and an Unidentified Saint) s.d. Oil on wood panel, 88.5 x 56 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton