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Au Concert Parisien (1887-1888)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Au Concert Parisien (At the Concert Parisien) 1887–1888 Conté crayon heightened with white chalk on paper, 31.4 x 23.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Despite Georges Seurat‘s brief lifespan, he created a large number of drawings, working…

Portrait of a Child (1916)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Portrait of a Child (Anton Peschka, Jr.) 1916 Gouache, watercolor, and graphite on paper, 49.9 x 32.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Egon Schiele depicted a small child, the son of a friend, in this drawing devoid…

The Patio (1908)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) The Patio 1908 Watercolor with traces of gouache over graphite on paper, 53.2 x 34.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Sargent was born in Italy, studied in France, and worked chiefly in England, but he never…

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…

Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (1891-1892)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (Study of Honoré de Balzac) 1891–1892 Bronze, 52.7 x 39.4 x 32.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1891 Rodin was commissioned to create a monument honoring the celebrated French writer Honoré de…

Orphée (c.1903-1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Orphée (Orpheus) c.1903–1910 Pastel on brown paper, 68.8 x 56.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Drawn in vivid layers of pastel crayon, this work depicts the head of the poet and musician Orpheus. The story of the…

Pescador (1956)

Rivera, Diego (1886-1957) Pescador (Fisherman) 1956 Tempera and black crayon on paper, 63 x 48.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Diego Rivera created this drawing during the last year of his life. While living on the Pacific coast of Mexico,…