Tag: NYC

InTheMeadow_TheMET(7)

August Renoir French, 1841-1919 In the Meadow Oil on canvas 1888-92 Signed (lower left): Renoir Between 1888 and 1892 Renoir painted a number of works in which the same pair of girls – the blonde wearing a white frock and the brunette a pink one—are posed together by a piano, reading, talking in the countryside,…

Guggenheim Museum

Solomon Guggenheim, guided by his art adviser, German painter Hilla Rebay, began to collect works by nonobjective artists in 1929. Guggenheim first began to show his collection in his apartment, and as the collection grew, he established the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in 1937. The foundation’s goal was the "promotion and encouragement and education in…

Ballerina, Degas – The Met

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…