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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…

The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene (1868)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene 1868 Oil on canvas, 130 x 369 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid A domestic scene set in classical antiquity. An old man and a youth recline on divans while an attractive young woman…

Au café (c.1897-1899)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Au café (At the Café) c.1897–1899 Oil on board, laid on cradled panel, 28.8 x 27.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Vuillard once said, “I don’t do portraits. I paint people in their surroundings.” This scene of…

Ritratto di un uomo (1533-1534)

Lotto, Lorenzo (1480-1557) Ritratto di un uomo (Portrait of a Man, possibly Girolamo Rosati) 1533–1534 Oil on canvas, 108.2 x 100.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The gesture of the elegantly dressed man is a mystery. Is he rising from…

Jean dessinant (1901)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Jean dessinant (The Artist’s Son, Jean, Drawing) 1901 Oil on canvas, 45.09 × 54.61 cm Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond See also: • Renoir, Jean (1894-1979)

Glaucus and Nydia (1867)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Glaucus and Nydia 1867 Oil on wood panel, 55.5 x 81 x 4.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Alma-Tadema, one of the most popular Victorian painters, became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the…

Intérieur ensoleillé (c.1920)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Intérieur ensoleillé (Sunlit Interior) c.1920 Distemper on paper on canvas, 83.2 x 63.8 cm Tate Britain, London This picture appears in the Bernheim-Jeune records under the title used here. Jacques Salomon wrote (20 October 1969) that it represents…