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The artist

Urbino, Marche, Italy Hometown of the great painter Raphael. The model is my brother! Posted by >Silvia Travieso G. on 2013-08-11 21:50:26

A Farm in Brittany, by Paul Gauguin

Gauguin returned to France from Tahiti in August 1893. The following summer, he traveled to Brittany, where he remained for some six months. Breton culture, infused with vestiges of its pagan Celtic past, appealed to his taste for the primitive and the exotic. The two-year interlude that was Gauguin’s last stay in France, from August…

Queen Sofía Museum.

The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) is the official name of Spain’s national museum of 20th century art (informally shortened to the Museo Reina Sofía, Queen Sofia Museum, El Reina Sofia, or simply The Sofia). The museum was officially inaugurated on September 10, 1992 and is named for Queen Sofia of Spain.…

Basel/Schweiz – Monet Ausstellung

Februar 2017 Basel – Claude Monet, Die Barke in Giverny (en norvégienne) von 1887 Die Fondation Beyeler ist ein Schweizer Kunstmuseum und eine Stiftung im Kanton Basel-Stadt. Die Stiftung ist die Eigentümerin der Kunstsammlung von Hildy und Ernst Beyeler, die das Ehepaar während etwa 50 Jahren zusammengetragen hatte und die 1982 in die Stiftung überführt…

Degas – ballerina

Edgar Degas French 1834-1917 The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, modeled ca. 1880, this cast 1922 Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon Degas exhibited the original version of this sculpture at the sixth Impressionist exhibition, in 1881. The wax original is tinted to simulate flesh, clothed in a fabric bodice, tutu, and ballet…