Tag: artist portrait

Gris, Juan (1887-1927) – 1910-11 Self-Portrait (Private Collection)

Charcoal on paper; 48 x 31.5 cm. José Victoriano González-Pérez , better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life. His works are closely connected to the emergence of Cubism. In 1906 he moved to Paris and became friends with Henri Matisse, Georges…

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…