June 5~ Pride Month

Charles Shannon and Charles Ricketts

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Artistic and personal partners for more than fifty years, Ricketts and Shannon designed and illustrated books, established an occasional art journal, The Dial, in 1889 and founded the Vale Press in 1894. Named after their house, The Vale, in Chelsea, they published a total of about 75 books, including a complete reprint of the works of Shakespeare.
~The Fitzwilliam Museum

Mr Charles Ricketts and Mr Charles Hazelwood Shannon [Part IX]
by Sir William Rothenstein / 1897 / Tate Britain, London, UK

Don Juan challenging the Commander by Charles Ricketts
c.1928 / Oil on canvas / Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Charles de Sousy Ricketts by Charles Haslewood Shannon
1898 / Oil on canvas / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

 

November 16, 1532~ Inca ruler Atahualpa captured by Spanish conquistadors

Atahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca Kings
by Unknown Peruvian artist

c.18th century / Oil on canvas / 23 5/8”x21 3/4” / Brooklyn Museum, NYC
Portrait series based on a 1615 Spanish engraving from a history of the Spanish conquest of the Americas

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Previous November 16 posts:

November 16~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/16~

September 3, 1783~ Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Revolutionary War

American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Negotiations with Great Britain
by  Benjamin West

1783 / Oil on canvas / 28 1/2”x36 1/4” / Winterthur Museum, Delaware

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Previous September 3 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 3

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/3~

Self Portraits~August 30

Self-Portrait, New York City  by  Richard Avedon

2002 / Gelatin silver print / Sheet: 24 7/8”x57” / Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Self Portrait with Red Braces  by
David Hockney

2003 / Watercolor on paper
/ 24”x18 1/8”
/ Private collection

February 26~ African-American visual artists

Kerry James Marshall (Born 1955), African-American painter and printmaker
https://www.npr.org/2017/03/28/521683667/kerry-james-marshall-a-black-presence-in-the-art-world-is-not-negotiable

Untitled (Studio) / 2014 / Acrylic on PVC panels / 83 5/16”x119 1/4”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitfield Lovell (Born 1959), African-American artist combining monochromatic portraits with found objects
https://www.smith.edu/artmuseum/On-View/Past-Exhibitions/Whitfield-Lovell/About-the-Artist

Still / 1999 / Charcoal on wood, found objects / 96”x68”x48”