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Budding Sycamore (1875)

Ruskin, John (1819-1900) Budding Sycamore 1875 Black and gray wash, gouache, and graphite, 34.8 x 44.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The most influential art critic in Britain during the 19th century, John Ruskin was also an amateur artist for…

Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (1891-1892)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (Study of Honoré de Balzac) 1891–1892 Bronze, 52.7 x 39.4 x 32.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1891 Rodin was commissioned to create a monument honoring the celebrated French writer Honoré de…

Orphée (c.1903-1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Orphée (Orpheus) c.1903–1910 Pastel on brown paper, 68.8 x 56.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Drawn in vivid layers of pastel crayon, this work depicts the head of the poet and musician Orpheus. The story of the…

Pescador (1956)

Rivera, Diego (1886-1957) Pescador (Fisherman) 1956 Tempera and black crayon on paper, 63 x 48.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Diego Rivera created this drawing during the last year of his life. While living on the Pacific coast of Mexico,…

San Girolamo (c.1638-1640)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) San Girolamo (Saint Jerome) c.1638–1640 Oil on canvas, 129 x 100.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Saint Jerome (about ad 347–420) translated biblical texts into Latin. Although he sometimes appears as a scholar in his study,…

Trilogy of Months, state II

Murer, Eugène (1841-1906) Trilogy of Months, state II s.d. Color lithograph, 82.2 x 61 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland See also: • Vollard, Ambroise (1866-1939)

Soldado herido (1930)

Orozco, José Clemente (1883-1949) Soldado herido (Wounded Soldier) 1930 Oil on canvas, 113 x 93 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The central figure in a movement of revolutionary artists responding to political turmoil in Mexico during the 1920s, José Orozco believed…