Category: Paul Cezanne

Giacometti, Giovanni (1868-1912) – 1912 Portrait of Ottilia Giacometti (Oska Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur, Switzerland)

Oil on canvas Painter and printmaker. Although not as famous as his son Alberto Giacometti, he ranks as one of Switzerland’s noteworthy early modernists. After secondary school he studied painting in Munich, where he met Cuno Amiet. From 1888 he studied for three years in Paris at the Académie Julian. Between 1894 and 1899 he…

Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses)

Paul Cézanne about 1894-1905 Cézanne painted bathers from the 1870s onwards, including numerous compositions of male and female bathers, singly or in groups. Late in life, he painted three large-scale female bather groups. In addition to the National Gallery’s painting, they are now in the Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.…

Modersohn-Becker, Paula (1876-1907) – 1907 Adoration of the Magi (Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany)

24.3 x 32.4 cm. Paula Modersohn-Becker, original name Paula Becker was a German painter who helped introduce into German art the styles of late 19th-century Post-Impressionist painters such as Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, and Vincent van Gogh. Becker was interested in art at an early age and began to study drawing in 1888, when her…

Old fashion romance

Canon EOS 40D + Canon EF-S 17-85mm F4-5.6 IS USM @85mm Texture by  JoesSistah. Thank you! Texture View on black, large Rose A rose is a perennial flower shrub or vine of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae, that contains over 100 species and comes in a variety of colours. The species form…

“La bibliothèque en feu” (Painting by Vieira da Silva)

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Modern Collection, Lisbon, Portugal Material:Oil on canvas Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Inv.: 79PE96 ABOUT THE WORK In this work, Vieira da Silva addresses one of her favourite themes, that of the library. From early on in her career, various subjects periodically re-emerge – though in different forms rather than as part of…