John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). La Carmencita, ca. 1890. Lent by Paris, Musée d'Orsay | This work is in our “Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends,” on view through October 4, 2015.
Gallery of Rare images of Le Corbusier by Willy Rizzo, in color - 1
Rare Images of Le Corbusier, in Color
Rufus Hathaway (1770–1822). Lady with Her Pets (Molly Wales Fobes), 1790. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1963 (63.201.1) | The almost emblematic arrangements of her pets mimic contemporary French fashion and portraiture, which Hathaway could have known through prints. #cats
Jean Honoré Fragonard (French,1732–1806). The Happy Mother, ca. 1760. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946 (46.30)
miss-mary-quite-contrary / DSC_0784 by radu09 on Flickr / BRANCUSI Sculpture
Han Gan (Chinese, active ca. 742–756). Night-Shining White, ca. 750. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Dillon Fund Gift, 1977 (1977.78) | This portrait of Night-Shining White, a favorite charger of Emperor Xuanzong (r. 712–56), may be the best-known horse painting in Chinese art. #horses
Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721). Mezzetin, ca. 1718–20. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Munsey Fund, 1934 (34.138)