November 13~ Artists at their Easels

Frédéric Bazille Painting at his Easel  by  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

1867 / Oil on canvas / 41 1/3”x29” / Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France (on deposit* from the Musée d’Orsay)

* on deposit: the named party has been given temporary custody without permission to sell or exhibit the object.

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The Painter at His Easel  by  Honoré Daumier

c.1870 / Oil on wood panel / 13 3/8”x10 3/8” / The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/27~

What 19th century German-born American artist, still famous today as a caricaturist and editorial cartoonist, also illustrated more than 110 books over the course of his career?

What photographer, known for his depictions of the countryside and rural life, was a founding fellow of the Photo-Secession group who promoted photography as a fine art?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/27/september-27/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/18~

Which painter’s portrait of Louis XIV in his coronation costume set the image of what a state portrait should be: column and background landscape, glistening drapes, solemn pose, intense colors?

Which artist conveyed Futurism’s fascination for the energy of modern life with  his own personal style, approaching pure abstraction and rendering motion by showing simultaneous aspects of a moving object?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/07/18/july-18/