Monthly Archives: March 2012

Le Corsage Rayé by Jean-Édouard Vuillard

Today I am featuring a work by the French painter and printmaker, Jean-Édouard Vuillard.  Vuillard was born in 1868 in Cuiseaux, a commune in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.  His father was a retired sea captain and his … Continue reading

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Susanna at her Bath by Francesco Hayez

For an artist to have two favourite subjects for his paintings, biblical stories and female nudity, one would have thought combining the two would be somewhat difficult, if not risky.  However my featured artist today, the leading Romantic painter and … Continue reading

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Ruth in Boaz’s Field by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

Today I am returning to a biblical work of art and one which I saw at the National Gallery in London a fortnight ago, and like a number of paintings I have recently reviewed, it was hanging in Room 41.  … Continue reading

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Madame Hector France (Portrait of H.F.) by Henri Edmond Cross

Today I want to look at the life of Delacroix and a couple of his paintings.  However I am not talking about Eugène Delacroix but the artist Henri-Edmond-Joseph Delacroix who was born in Douai a commune in the Nord département … Continue reading

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Mr and Mrs Edwin Edwards by Henri Fantin-Latour

Who should be my next featured artist and what the next featured painting should be are the decisions I have to make each day.    Often I will make my choice when I flick through one of my art books or … Continue reading

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Music in the Tuileries Gardens by Édouard Manet

In my last blog I looked at the painting Afternoon at the Tuileries Garden by Adolph Menzel which he completed in 1867.  He had visited Paris that year and attended the second Exposition Universelle and it was during this stay … Continue reading

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Afternoon at the Tuileries Garden by Adolph Menzel

The featured artist in My Daily Art Display today is German and is looked upon, along with the artist I featured in my previous blog, Caspar David Friedrich, as one of the most famous and most successful German artists of … Continue reading

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