Tag: public collection

Blanchard, Maria (1881-1932) – 1916-19 Cubist Composition (Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain)

Oil and collage on canvas; 154 x 114 cm. María Gutierrez Blanchard was a Spanish painter. Blanchard was the daughter of journalist Enrique Gutierrez Cueto Blanchard and Concepción Blanchard Santisteban. Born with various disabilities, she was small in stature, hunchbacked and unable to walk. She was the cousin of Mexican artist Germán Cueto. In 1903…

Jawlensky, Alexei (1864-1941) – 1916 Large Variation: Wide Path (Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, USA)

Oil and pencil on textured wove paper, mounted on cardboard; 54.9 x 35.9 cm. Russian painter and printmaker, active in Germany. When he was ten, his family moved to Moscow. Following family tradition, he was originally educated for a military career, attending cadet school, and, later, the Alexander Military School in Moscow. However, while still…

Barradas, Rafael (1890-1929) – 1918 Barcelona Street at 1 PM (Collection of Contemporary Art, Madrid, Spain)

Oil on canvas; 50.7 x 60.5 cm. Born in Montevideo and active in the city’s bohemian circles in his youth, Barradas left for Europe in 1914, making his way through Milan, Paris, and Leuven before settling in Spain. Working between Barcelona and Madrid, he immersed himself in the bustling avant-garde scene over the following decade,…

Marcoussis, Louis (1883c.-1941) – 1921 The Cardplayer (Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, USA)

Color lithograph on wove paper; 24.8 x 20 cm. 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…

Jenssen, Olav Christopher (1954- ) – 1987-88 Five Daily Temperaments II (Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland)

Oil on canvas; 50.5 x 70.5 cm. Olav Christopher Jenssen (born in Sortland, Norway, in 1954) studied from 1976 to 1979 at the Statens Håndverks- og Kunstindustrieskole in Oslo, and from 1980 to 1981 at the Statens Kunstakademie in Oslo. He continued his studies abroad, first in New York and then in Berlin until 1983.…