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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…

L’Homme au journal (1928)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Homme au journal (Man with a Newspaper) 1928 Oil on canvas, 115.6 x 81.3 cm Tate Britain, London Magritte’s deadpan style is seen clearly in these four simply painted scenes. Each section seems to be exactly the same,…

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…

Nature morte (1867)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Nature morte (Still Life) 1867 Oil on canvas, 81 x 99.7 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo “Don’t bother trying to look for something new: you won’t find novelty in the subject matter, but in the way you…

Wineglasses (1875)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) Wineglasses probably 1875 Oil on canvas, 45 × 37.5 cm National Gallery, London Although dated 1874 on the canvas, Sargent most likely painted this study of a shaded veranda the following year at Saint-Enogat in Brittany. (NG)