Tag Archives: Stained Glass
Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/4~
This artist blazed a spectacular but short-lived trail through Flanders during the second quarter of the 16th Century as a painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, designer, writer, publisher, traveler and entrepreneur.
This painter was one of the artists dubbed the Irascible 18 after she and 17 prominent Abstract Expressionists signed an open letter to the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accusing the museum of hostility to “advanced art”.
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/08/04/august-4/
Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/31~
In addition to his paintings, murals, and stained glass, what artist wrote eight books plus numerous essays?
What painter is sometimes referred to as the “Prince of Montparnasse”?
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/03/31/march-31/
Marc Chagall: Born July 7, 1887
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/marc-chagallChagall himself said he was a dreamer who never woke up. “Some art historians have sought to decrypt his symbols,” says Jean-Michel Foray, director of the Marc Chagall Biblical Message Museum in Nice, “but there’s no consensus on what they mean. We cannot interpret them because they are simply part of his world, like figures from a dream.” ~The Elusive Marc Chagall, Smithsonian, December 2003
Elihu Vedder: Born February 26, 1836
During the second half of the nineteenth century Elihu Vedder was among the most imaginative and independent of the American expatriate artists. After studying with the genre painter Tompkins H. Matteson in New York, Vedder traveled to Paris…In 1857 he moved to Florence…Vedder returned to the United States in 1860 and began to establish a reputation for imaginative literary paintings and book illustrations. He became a member of the Tile Club and the Century Association and an intimate of notable artistic and literary circles in New York.
FROM About This Artist~ https://collections.lacma.org/node/167054
Elihu Vedder (1836–1923)~ http://www.questroyalfineart.com/artist/elihu-vedder/
From the Met Collection~ https://bit.ly/3guaUML
Myron Stout (1908-1987)
Alfred Manessier (1911-1993)
Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550)
Hedda Sterne (1910-2011)
John La Farge (1835-1910)
Jules Pascin (1885-1930)