Month: August 2018

Portrait of Pope Julius II

Full title: Portrait of Pope Julius II Artist: Raphael Date made: 1511 Source: www.nationalgalleryimages.co.uk/ Contact: picture.library@nationalgallery.co.uk Copyright © The National Gallery, London Posted by >nicolas.caen on 2017-04-06 11:07:25

Tsugoharu Foujita (1886-1968) – Nuns in a Convent Yard (Art Institute of Chicago, USA)

Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita was a painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings. Immediately after graduating secondary school, Foujita wished to study in France, but on the advice of Mori Ogai (his father’s senpai military physician) he decided to study western art in Japan first. In 1910…