November 12~ Artists at their Easels

Two Artists in the Old Library:
Washington Allston’s Picture, ‘Jacob’s Dream’, Hanging over the Fireplace
(‘The Artist and the Amateur’)  by  J. M. W. Turner

1827 / Gouache and watercolor on paper / 5 1/2”x7 1/2” / Tate Britain, London

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Young Man Sitting, Study. Self-Portrait known as At the Easel
by Gustave Courbet

c.1847 / Charcoal on paper / 17 3/4”x13 1/3” / Musée d’Orsay, Paris

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