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Pink and Gold: The Neapolitan (1897)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Pink and Gold: The Neapolitan 1897 Oil on canvas, 50 x 31 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Carmen Rossi, the sitter of this small portrait, was an Italian girl who posed for Whistler as a child and…

New York Street with Moon (1925)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) New York Street with Moon 1925 Oil on canvas, 122 x 77 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, VEGAP, Madrid Carmen Thyssen Collection ‘One can’t paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.’…

Signal of Distress (1890-1896)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Signal of Distress 1890–1896 Oil on canvas, 62 x 98 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Following a period spent on the English North Coast, Winslow Homer returned to the United States and settled on the equally cold and inhospitable…

Jean Cocteau (1916)

Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Jean Cocteau 1916 Oil on canvas, 100.4 x 81.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Modigliani moved from his native Italy to Paris in 1906 and soon became part of the city’s vibrant artistic and literary culture. His…

L’iris (1895)

Bouguereau, William-Adolphe (1825-1905) L’iris (Woman with Iris) 1895 Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

Brown and Silver I (1951)

Pollock, Jackson (1912-1956) Brown and Silver I 1951 Enamel and silver paint on canvas, 144.7 x 107.9 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, VEGAP, Madrid Jackson Pollock, one of the foremost practitioners of Action Painting, began to work on his…

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…

Vignobles à Auvers (1890)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Vignobles à Auvers (Vineyards at Auvers) 1890 Oil on canvas, 65.1 x 80.3 cm Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis See also: • Auvers-sur-Oise (France)