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Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) – 1917 The Italian Woman (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City)

Oil on canvas; 102.6 x 67 cm. Modigliani was born into a Jewish family of merchants. As a child he suffered from pleurisy and typhus, which prevented him from receiving a conventional education. In 1898 he began to study painting. After a brief stay in Florence in 1902, he continued his artistic studies in Venice,…

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…

Portrait of Raphael

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520) Pencil on paper, 1986 (18 x 23.3 cm / 7.1 x 9.2 in) Posted by >Wasfi Akab on 2013-04-06 11:53:30