December 24~ Animals in Art

Dugn’be (Bull Mask) / Bijagó people, Bissagos (Bijagós) Islands, Guinea-Bissau

Late 19th to mid-20th century / Wood, cow horns, glass, plant fiber, and paint /
10 5/8”x19 11/16”x11 13/16” / Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
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The World Cow  by  Franz Marc

1913 / Oil on canvas / 27 7/8”x55 5/8″ / The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

December 18~ Animals in Art

Carp Among Pond Plants  by  Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

c.1800 / Woodblock print, ink and color on paper / 8 2/5”x7 1/3” / Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

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Peaceable Kingdom, c.1830–32  by  Edward Hicks

Earliest version c.1816-18 / Paintings / Over 100 different versions; 62 known to still exist

November 25~ Artists at their Easels


Self-Portrait with Easel  by  Otto Dix

1926  / Tempera and oil on wood panel / 31 3/4”x21 4/5” / Leopold Hoesch Museum & Paper Museum, Düren, Germany

 

Self-Portrait with Easel  by  Amrita Sher-gil

c.1930 / Oil on canvas / Dimensions? / Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, India

November 24~ Artists at their Easels

Self Portrait  by  Dame Laura Knight

c.1913 / Oil on canvas / 23 2/5”x23 2/5” / Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈

Self-Portrait  by  Alberto Giacometti

1921 / Oil on canvas /32 1/2”x28 3/10” / Musée Picasso Paris, Paris, France

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