Tag: artist portrait

Meidner, Ludwig (1884-1966) – 1913 Self Portrait (I and the City)

Ludwig Meidner was a German expressionist painter and printmaker. He studied at the Royal School of Art in Breslau and the Julien and Cormon Academies in Paris where he became friends with Amedeo Modigliani. In 1912 he began a series of paintings which marked a radical departure in style and would make his reputation. The…

Saryan, Martiros (1880-1972) – 1933 Self-Portrait with a Mask (Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow, Russia)

Self-portrait with a Mask By Martiros Saryan (1880-1972). Armenia. 1933 Oil on canvas. 46 × 60 cm. Inv. No. 1665 III Acquired in 1937 from the artist. the museum of oriental art, moscow Martiros Saryan was an Armenian painter. He was born into an Armenian family in Nor Nakhijevan (now part of Rostov-on-Don, Russia). In…

Marcoussis, Louis (1883c.-1941) with Meret Oppenheim (1913-1985) in 1933 by Man Ray

Vintage gelatin silver print. Louis Marcoussis, formerly Ludwik Kazimierz Wladyslaw Markus or Ludwig Casimir Ladislas Markus, (1878 or 1883,[1] Łódź – October 22, 1941, Cusset) was a painter and engraver of Polish origin who lived in Paris for much of his life and became a French citizen. After studying law briefly in Warsaw he went…

Tsugoharu Foujita (1886-1968) by Man Ray (The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA)

Gelatin silver print; 11 1/16 x 9 in. 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…