7 Results for tag: female nude

John William Godward (1861-1922)

John William Godward was an English painter from the end of the Neo-Classicist era. He was a protégé of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but his style of painting fell out of favour with the rise of modern art. He committed suicide at the age of 61, and is said to have written in his suicide note that "the world is not big enough ... More

Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Part III

By the later 1870s Degas had mastered not only the traditional medium of oil on canvas, but pastel as well. The dry medium, which he applied in complex layers and textures, enabled him more easily to reconcile his facility for line with a growing interest in expressive color. In the mid-1870s he also returned to the medium ... More

Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Part II

By the late 1860s Degas had shifted from his initial forays into history painting to an original observation of contemporary life. Racecourse scenes provided an opportunity to depict horses and their riders in a modern context. He began to paint women at work, milliners and laundresses. Mlle. Fiocre in the Ballet La Source, ... More

Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Part I

Edgar Degas was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist. He was a ... More

Paul Sieffert (1874-1957)

Paul Sieffert (1874-1957) is a painter of nudes, portraits and illustrator, born in Paris. Student of Jean-Léon Gérôme , Gabriel Guay and Albert Maignan, he has exhibited at the Salon since 1894, at the Society of Friends of the Arts in Bordeaux from 1910 to 1939. He got the First Grand Prix ​​of Rome in 1902, the ... More

Pál Fried (1893-1976)

Pál Fried was a Hungarian artist. His oil paintings were usually of dancers, nudes, and portraits, and his subjects were almost always women, although he also painted Paris, seascapes, and cowboys and landscapes of the American West. He signed his paintings, as is usual in Hungarian, with his surname first as "Fried Pál". ... More

Jan Matsys (1510-1575)

Jan Massijs or Jan Matsys was a Flemish Renaissance painter known for his history paintings, genre scenes and landscapes. He also gained a reputation as a painter of the female nude, which he painted with a sensuality reminiscent of the school of Fontainebleau. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); He ... More