L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i

Sunday, December 15, 2019

François-Emile Barraud

L'Intrigante, 1931.
Bouquet de chardons.
Les Truites arc-en-ciel, 1931.
Self-portrait, 1932 (?).
Femme au Parapluie, 1933.
Le Chardons à la bourse bleu, 1930.
Paysage de labour, circa 1929.
 Le Philateliste, 1929.
La Tailleuse de Soupe, 1933.
 Le collège des Entre-deux-Monts, 1929.
Madame B., 1932.
Trois roses, 1931.
Femme au travail, 1933.
Anémones, 1933.
Self-portrait, 1931.
 La Femme aux poissons, 1930.
Rougets, poissons d’avril, 1932.
Les musiciens, 1921. The artist and his three brothers.
Marie au chapeau vert, 1927.
 Le Pannier limousin, 1930.
Self-portrait, 1930.
La Langoureuse, 1932.
La Toilette - le grand nu, 1930.
La Luronne, 1930.
Les Casse-dents, 1932.
Printemps, 1928-29.
Mappemonde et carafe verte, 1933.
Le Malcontent, 1930.
Nature morte avec carafe de vin, pain, et lunettes, 1930.
 La Séance de peinture, 1930.
Nature morte de fleurs aux lys, 1934.


François-Emile Barraud (24 November 1899, La Chaux-de-Fonds – 11 September 1934, Geneva), Swiss painter. He was the second eldest of four brothers - François, Aimé, Aurèle, and Charles - who all painted or sculpted at various points in their lives. All were largely self-taught artists having been raised as professional plasterers and house painters, though in their youth they attended evening classes at the local art school. In 1919, François exhibited paintings in La Chaux-de-Fonds and also participated in the National Exhibition of Fine Arts in Basel. Encouraged by the success of the exhibitions he left Switzerland in 1922, and moved to Reims in France where he worked as a house painter for two years. He married a French woman in 1924; his wife Marie subsequently featured as a model in several of his paintings. That same year or the next, he found work in Paris as an artist and craftsman, while studying at the École du Louvre. He suffered long periods of illness throughout his life and died of tuberculosis in Geneva in 1934, two months before his thirty-fifth birthday.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Two ladies, two gentlemen

Margaret Newton, 2nd Countess Coningsby dressed for the Charlton Hunt, by George Stubbs, circa 1760.


La Duchesse de Berry dans son grand salon du pavillon de Marsan au palais des Tuileries, by Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonnet, 1827.


Alejandro Mon y Menéndez, by Bernardo López y Piquer, 1850.


Self-portrait, by Aleksandr Deyneka, 1948.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Randomly XVI

 The Guardian of Paradise, Franz von Stuck, 1889.
 Willem Jansz. Cock, Standardbearer of the Orange company of the civic guard of The Hague, by Everard Crijnsz. van der Maes, 1617.
Paris, by H. Armstong Roberts, 1928.
May Night, by Willard Leroy Metcalf, 1906.
 Mrs. Warburg, Autochrome by John Cimon Warburg, circa 1910s.
Circa 1910s. (Two images.)
 Der Brief vom Liebsten (The Letter from the Dearest), by Georg Friedrich Reichmann, 1830. All the adults looks distraught, while the child is oblivious.
Still Life with Pewter Jug, Glass of Ale and Other Objects, by Simon Luttichuys, 1649.
Napoléon, colossal bust by Lorenzo Bartolini, 1805.
Jared French, by Luigi Lucioni, 1930.
Luigi Quadrini, 1928. Inscribed in French, written in Spain, when the Italian boxer was twenty-one.
Russian lady, by Alexander Sokolov, 1884.
Machaquito como apoteosis del toreo Cordobés (Rafael "Machaquito" González Madrid), by Julio Romero de Torres, 1911.
Courtesy Stephen Rutledge.
 The Menagerie, by Melchior d'Hondecoeter, circa 1690.
Szeret Engem? (Do You Like Me), by Károly Brocky, circa 1840s.
Courtesy Ralf De Jonge.
Self-Portrait, by Anna Zinkeisen, circa 1944.
Lucius Verus, unknown sculptor, circa A.D. 161-169.
Mercury, Royal Palace, Amsterdam, by Artus Quellinus the Elder, circa 1650-1654.
At the Athens Fine Arts School, by Dimitris Harissiadis, 1957.
 Artistic Anatomy Class, California, circa 1900.
Orpheus and Eurydice, by Emil Neide, circa third quarter of the nineteenth century.
Portrait of Absalam, Tangier, by Santiago Arcos Y Ugalde, 1887.
 I found this labeled "Josef Melander, Sweden, 1917", but I don't know whether Melander is the name of the subject or the photographer.
Partie de campagne, by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, circa 1882.
 Lovers in a Café, by Gotthardt Johann Kuehl, 1870.
Hand-tinted lantern slide, by T. Enami, circa 1898-1907.
Portrait of a Young Gentleman, by Jan Mijtens (Johannes Mytens), circa 1640-60.
Lieutenant Colonel Lord Charles Cavendish-Bentinck, by Anthony van Dyck, 1637.
Mug shot, circa 1950s-early 1960s.
Amélie du Bois, by Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonet, 1821.
Fra Frognerkilen (From Frognerkilen), by Thorolf Holmboe, 1924.
Frognerkilen, by Thorolf Holmboe, circa 1920s.
Courtesy Stephen Rutledge.
Satan Summoning his Legions, by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1796-97.
Bridge, Toronto Island, 1911.
Rinaldo et Armida, by Antoine Ansiaux, circa first quarter of the nineteenth century.
Mrs. Frampton combing her hair, circa 1885-90. (Two images.)
Sophie Madeleine du Pont, née Dalmas, and her daughter Victorine du Pont, French School, circa 1793-95.
Self-portrait, by Nikolai Milioty, 1912.
Courtesy Stephen Rutledge.
Theatrical costume, circa 1780s.
Portrait of a Viennese Lady, by Henri-Guillaume Schlesinger, 1836.
The Sower, Anto Carte, 1919.
Courtice Pounds as “Richard Dauntless” in the original New York production of Ruddigore, 1887.
Same as above.
Study, French School, 1800.
Portrait of a Young Girl Holding a Monkey, attributed to Alexis-Simon Belle, circa first third of the eighteenth century.