Tag: Figure

Lam, Wilfredo (1902-1982) – 1942 Goddess with Foilage (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City)

Gouache on paper; 105.4 x 85.1 cm. About this artist Source: Oxford University Press Cuban painter, draughtsman and sculptor. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic but was also introduced at an early age to African superstitions and witchcraft. In 1916 he moved to Havana, where he began to make studies of the tropical…

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