Tag: white

Morning Glory with Black (1926)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) Morning Glory with Black 1926 Oil on canvas, 91 x 75.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The morning glory rests against a black petunia, seen partially at lower right. O’Keeffe is best known for close-up flower subjects…

The White Symphony: Three Girls (c.1868)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) The White Symphony: Three Girls c.1868 Oil on millboard mounted on wood panel, 46.4 x 61.6 cm Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1902.138. This…

L’Avenir des statues (1937)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Avenir des statues (The Future of Statues) 1937 Oil on plaster, 33 × 16.5 x 20.3 cm Tate Britain, London This work is made from a plaster copy of the death mask of the French Emperor Napoleon. A…

Apparition (1905-1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Apparition 1905–1910 Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton During the 1890s, Redon shifted his attention from charcoal drawing and lithography to a practice that embraced color, working in pastels and oil paints.…

Narcissa’s Last Orchid (1940)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) Narcissa’s Last Orchid 1940 Pastel, 54.5 x 69.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Here, O’Keeffe exploits the directness and tactility of drawing in pastel, using her finger to massage the color into the paper to create painterly…

The Trysting Place (1875)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) The Trysting Place 1875 Watercolor and gouache over traces of pastel and graphite, 30.5 x 20.5 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

Beatrice Bouvet (1864)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Beatrice Bouvet (born c.1861) 1864 Oil on canvas, 91.9 x 73.2 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff The Salins industrialist Alfred Bouvet purchased two Courbet landscapes and commisioned this portrait of his daughter, then aged three. She is holding…