Tag: sister

Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge (1879)

Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge 1879 Oil on canvas, 81.3 × 59.7 cm Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Cassatt created a series of theater scenes in the late 1870s, displaying an interest in city nightlife…

La sfida delle Pieridi (c.1523-1527)

Rosso Fiorentino (1495-1540) La sfida delle Pieridi (The Challenge of the Pierides) c.1523–1527 Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 31 x 63 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris A rare mythological subject This small painting represents an episode reported by Ovid in…

Lydia Cassatt

(1837–1882) Lydia Simpson Cassatt Lydia in Art: Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge 1879 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia     Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926) The Cup of Tea c.1880–1881 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born…

La terrasse de la Villa Brancas (1876)

Bracquemond, Félix (1833-1914) La terrasse de la Villa Brancas (The Terrace of the Villa Brancas) 1876 Etching on laid paper, 25.4 x 35.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Here, two women are seated on a sunny terrace in the lush landscape…

Frère et soeur (1891)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Frère et soeur (Brother and Sister) 1891 Painted plaster, 39.2 x 20.3 x 19.3 cm Tate Britain, London The first purchaser of this work was Walter Butterworth, who in 1911 negotiated the purchase of three bronzes by Rodin…

Dans le jardin de Maurecourt (1884)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Dans le jardin de Maurecourt (In the Garden at Maurecourt) 1884 Oil on canvas, 54 x 65.1 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo As one critic wrote in 1880, “Berthe Morisot handles the palette and brush with a…

Christina Rossetti (c.1866)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Christina Rossetti c.1866 Coloured chalks on brownish paper, laid down on linen, 48.9 x 43.2 cm Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge See also: • Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894)