Tag: UK

Portrait de Cézanne (1874)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Portrait de Cézanne (Portrait of Cézanne) 1874 Oil on canvas, 73 × 59.7 cm National Gallery, London On loan from the collection of Laurence Graff OBE. On loan: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford, UK. Compare: Pissarro,…

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…

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…

Peacock and Dragon (1878)

Morris, William (1834-1896) Peacock and Dragon 1878 Weft-faced compound twill; wool, 206.6 x 174.7 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Morris sought to produce textiles that could function as he imagined medieval wall hangings had, bringing warmth to stone-cold rooms. Boldly…