February 22, 1987~ Death of Andy Warhol

Eva Mudocci (After Munch) by Andy Warhol

1984 / Silkscreen ink and polymer paint on paper / 56 1/10”x39 1/2” /
Haugar Vestfold Art Museum, Tønsberg, Norway

Previous February 22 posts:

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

February 22~ African-American visual artists

The Abu Simbel Sun Festival~ 2/22 & 10/22

February 22~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 2/22~

February 16, 1947~ Picasso Lithograph, Woman in an Armchair

Woman in an Armchair (Femme au fauteil) by Pablo Picasso

1947 / 6-color lithograph, Edition of 50 / Image: 19 7/16”x12 9/16” / Various collections, including MoMA, NYC

Previous February 16 posts:

February 16~ African-American visual artists

Armand Guillaumin: Born February 16, 1841

Illustrator Pamela Colman Smith: Born February 16, 1878

Esther Bubley: Born February 16, 1921

February 16, 1964: The Beatles’ second Ed Sullivan Show

Artist Birthday Quiz for 2/16~

February 11, 660 BCE~ Traditional date when legendary Emperor Jimmu founded Japan

Emperor Jinmu (Jinmu tennô) by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

1880 / Woodblock print; ink and color on paper / 14 3/4”x9 7/8” / Various, including Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Kenkokukinen-no-Hi, the “complicated and controversial” National Foundation Day, is February 11

Previous February 11 posts:

February 11~ African-American visual artists

Thomas Edison: Born February 11, 1847

Artist Birthday Quiz for 2/11~

Winter~ January 19

Children Playing in the Snow under Plum Trees in Bloom by Yōshū Chikanobu

1887 / Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper /
Image: 14”x28 3/4” / The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Snow-Covered Field with a Harrow (after Millet) by Vincent van Gogh

1890 / Oil on canvas / 28”x36” / Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

Winter~ January 15

Central Park, Winter, The Skating Pond
After a painting by Charles Parsons / Lithographed by Lyman W. Atwater / Published by Currier & Ives

Date:1862 / Hand-colored lithograph / Image: 18 1/8”x26 9/16” / Various collections

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The Magpie by Claude Monet

Between 1868 & 1869 / Oil on canvas / 35”x51 1/5” / Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Winter~ January 13

Tokiwa Gozen, from the series Lives of Wise and Heroic Women by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

About 1841-42 / Woodblock print; ink and color on paper / 14”x9 11/16” / Various collections

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The Forest in Winter at Sunset by Théodore Rousseau

c.1846–1867 / Oil on canvas / 64”x102 3/8” / Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Winter~ January 12

A Raja Enjoys a Huqqa During a Cold Winter Night / Pahari School, northern India

c.1825-1850 / Pigments hand-tinted with gold on paper / 9 1/2”x5 3/4” / Private collection

Teahouse at Koishikawa The Morning After a Snowfall by Katsushika Hokusai

c.1830–32 / Woodblock print; ink and color on paper / 10 1/8”x15” / Various collections