Tag: still life

Fleur coquillage (1927)

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Fleur coquillage (Flower-Shell) 1927 Oil on canvas, 19 x 24 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©VEGAP, Madrid The present Flower-Shell belongs to a set of canvases on the same theme executed between 1927 and 1929, when Max Ernst was…

La Brioche (1870)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Brioche (The Brioche) 1870 Oil on canvas, 65.1 x 81 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Morning Glory with Black (1926)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) Morning Glory with Black 1926 Oil on canvas, 91 x 75.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The morning glory rests against a black petunia, seen partially at lower right. O’Keeffe is best known for close-up flower subjects…

ABC (1927)

Léger, Fernand (1881-1955) ABC 1927 Gouache on paper, 19.4 × 27.8 cm Tate Britain, London ABC is a preparatory study in gouache for the oil painting Nature morte A.B.C., 1927, given by Léger’s art dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler to the Musée Fernand…

Le Coup de lumière (1935)

Ensor, James (1860-1949) Le Coup de lumière (Effect of Light) 1935 Oil on canvas, 50.8 × 61.6 cm Tate Britain, London Although this picture was dated 1926 when exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, its first owner, Sam Salz, said that it…

Nature morte au profil de Laval (1886)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Nature morte au profil de Laval (Still Life with Profile of Laval) 1886 Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis In this enigmatic image, Gauguin’s fellow artist Charles Laval peers at an arrangement…

Natura morta (s.d.)

Severini, Gino (1883-1966) Natura morta (Still Life) s.d. Lithograph; color, 56 x 39.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

Narcissa’s Last Orchid (1940)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) Narcissa’s Last Orchid 1940 Pastel, 54.5 x 69.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Here, O’Keeffe exploits the directness and tactility of drawing in pastel, using her finger to massage the color into the paper to create painterly…

Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (1918)

Gris, Juan (1887-1927) Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (Tumbler, Knife, and Plate of Fruit) 1918 Graphite, 25.8 x 33.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The Spanish-born painter and draftsman Juan Gris studied mathematics and engineering in Madrid for two…