Tag: watercolor

Chevaux se battant (c.1820)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Chevaux se battant (Fighting Horses) c.1820 Watercolor over graphite on paper, 21.7 x 29.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Théodore Géricault began this work with sketches from life, which became a graphite underdrawing beneath the watercolors. Géricault…

Una donna che si mette dei fiori nei capelli (c.1710)

Carriera, Rosalba (1675-1757) Una donna che si mette dei fiori nei capelli (A Woman Putting Flowers in Her Hair) c.1710 Watercolor on ivory in a tortoiseshell pique-point frame, 8.6 x 10.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Scholars generally agree that…

The Garden Court (1870-1875)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Garden Court 1870–1875 Graphite and watercolor, heightened with white gouache, on paper, 32.3 x 60.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Art historian Andrea Wolk Rager has interpreted this drawing as related to Edward Burne-Jones‘s socialist beliefs,…

Caricature de Paul Gauguin (1889)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Caricature de Paul Gauguin (Caricature of Paul Gauguin) 1889 Watercolor and black ink on paper, 19.9 x 15.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Émile Bernard worked closely with Paul Gauguin in the village of Pont-Aven during the…

A Copy of Michelangelo’s Pieta (1827)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) The Chancel of Petworth Church: A Copy of Michelangelo’s ‘Pieta’ 1827 Gouache and watercolour on paper, 14.2 x 19.4 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Michelangelo (1475-1564) Pietà 1498–1499 San Pietro, Vaticano     See also: • Michelangelo…

Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Watercolor over pencil, 36.8 x 47 cm Private collection Study: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante…

Femmes au bord de la mer (1889)

Laval, Charles (1861-1894) Femmes au bord de la mer (Women on the Seashore) 1889 Watercolor on paper, 22.2 x 30.7 cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam See also: • Martinique (France)

Bretons se promenant (c.1889-1890)

Laval, Charles (1861-1894) Bretons se promenant (Bretons Walking) c.1889–1890 Gouache and watercolor on thin cardboard, 38.7 x 59 cm Private collection See also: • Bretagne (France)

Mountain Scene (1908)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) Mountain Scene 1908 Watercolor and gouache over graphite, 25.4 x 35.6 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Sargent mastered the medium of watercolor as an adolescent, rapidly perfecting and gradually simplifying his virtuoso technique. He produced watercolors…