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.

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

Autumn~ October 10

Autumn Grasses in Moonlight (detail, more images at The Met site)  by  Shibata Zeshin

Meiji period (1868–1912) / Two-panel folding screen: ink, lacquer, silver, and silver leaf on paper
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Autumnal Sunset  by  John Constable

c.1812 / Oil on paper laid on canvas / 6 3/4”x13 1/4” / Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Autumn~ October 9

Autumn by J. Culbert

c.1800 / Pen & black ink, wash, & watercolor on paper / Image 3 1/2”x4 7/8”
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis

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Peasants and Travelers in an Autumn Landscape by Katsushika Hokusai

1835-1836 / Color woodblock print / 10 3/8”x14 3/4” / Various, incl. Art Institute of Chicago

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