A Certain Slant

 

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A Certain Slant, 1999, oil on canvas.  Martha Mayer Erlebacher, 1937-2013, American. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

 

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Portrait of Sal, 2011, oil on linen (head study for a much larger work).  Renée P. Foulks, American  born 1958.  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

 

 

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Hand of Rodin with a Female Figure, plaster, 1917.  Auguste Rodin, 1840-1917, French.  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

 

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Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Pealeand Titian Ramsay Peale) and detail, 1795, oil on canvas.  Charles Wilson Peale, 1741-1827, American.  Philadelphia Museum of Art

 

 

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Woman (Lise Tréhot) with Parakeet, 1871, oil on canvas.  Pierre Auguste Renoir, 1841-1919, French.  Solomon R. Guggenheim, NY

 

 

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Boy With Cat and detail, 1868, oil on canvas.  Auguste Renoir, 1841-1919, French.  On loan in 2017 from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

 

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Figure, 1921, oil on canvas.  Varvara Stepanova,  1894-1954. Russian.  MOMA, NY

 

 

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Seated Nude, 1919, oil on canvas.  Pierre Bonnard, 1867-1947, French.  Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

 

 

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Portrait of a Young Woman and detail, 1913, drypoint 7/30.  Jacques Villon, 1875-1963, French.  Philadelphia Art Museum

 

 

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Quick Life Painting, house paint on panel, 1996.  Scott Rigby, student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to which he loaned this in 2015

 

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Figure study:  standing male nude from rear, 1880, charcoal on cream laid paper.  Attributed to Susan MacDowell Eakins, 1851-1938.  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

 

 

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Man with Yellow Pants and detail, 1964, paper, oil and pencil on polished stainless steel.  Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian, born 1933.  MOMA, NY

 

 

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People on the Cafe Terrace and detail, 1913, oil on canvas.  Elisabeth Epstein, 1879-1956, Russian. Promised gift to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

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Illustration in oil on canvas for ‘The Ladies Home Journal’ of March 1946.  Andrew Loomis, 1892-1959, American.  This was subtitled “This is so wonderful,” Emmett thought.

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington

Seriously?

 

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People in the Sun, 1960, oil on canvas.  Edward Hopper, 1882-1967, American.  Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC

 

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Black Doorway III, oil on canvas with objects.  Elizabeth Osborne, American born 1966.  On loan by the artist to the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington in 2016

 

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The City Square, 1948/49 bronze.  Alberto Giacometti, 1901-1966, Swiss.  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

 

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Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) and detail, 1936.  Salvador Dali, 1904-1989, Spanish.  Philadelphia Art Museum

 

 

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The Last of the Buffalo and a study for the painting, 1888, oil on canvas.  Alfred Bierstadt, 1830-1902,  American.  Corcoran Collection at the National Gallery of Art, DC

I take this magnificent tableau to be self-exculpatory fiction.  It was not American Indians who decimated the buffalo.

 

 

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The Fall of Icarus, bronze, 1849.  Hippolyte Ferrat, 1822-1882, French.  Philadelphia Art Musuem

 

 

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Girl on a Swing, 2004, oil on linen.  Ceciley Brown, American born 1969.  National Gallery of Art, DC

 

 

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Portrait (Dulcinea), 1911, oil on canvas.  Marcel Duchamp, 1887-1968, American born France.  Philadelphia Museum of Art

 

 

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Elizabeth Farren and detail, (born c. 1759-1829), Irish actress later Countess of Derby, 1790, oil on canvas.  Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769-1830, British.   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

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