Paintings

Wheat Fields after the Rain by Vincent van Gogh dated 1890

Wheat Fields after the Rain by Vincent van Gogh dated 1890 image 1

This beautiful painting is on display at the Carnegie Museum of Art. The photographs help to show you the details related to Vincent van Gogh passion. This painting is dated 1890 and titled Wheat Fields after the Rain. Details of this painting from the Carnegie Museum. Hopefully, the pictures above provides you with a different view…

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Place des Lices St Tropez by Paul Signac Oil Painting dated 1893

Place des Lices St Tropez by Paul Signac Oil Painting dated 1893 image 1

This painting is on display at the Carnegie Museum of Art. The photographs help to show you the details related to pointillism. This painting is by Paul Signac, dated 1893, and titled Place des Lices, St Tropez. Details of this painting from the Carnegie Museum. Hopefully, the pictures above provides you with a different view of…

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Beach Scene at Deauville by Eugene Boudin dated 1865

Beach Scene at Deauville by Eugene Boudin dated 1865 image 1

These are photographs of an oil painting on display during the special exhibit at the Pittsburgh Frick museum. Photographs help to capture the depth of detail in these images including the crackling of the paint. This painting is by from Eugene Boudin. It is dated 1865 and titled Beach Scene at Deauville. This painting housed by the…

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On the Beach Boulogne-sur-Mer by Edouard Manet French Oil dated 1868

On the Beach Boulogne-sur-Mer by Edouard Manet French Oil dated 1868 image 2

Photographs from another oil painting on display during the special exhibit at the Pittsburgh Frick museum are found above. This is from Edouard Manet. It is dated 1868 and titled On the Beach, Boulogne-sur-Mer.  This is a very small painting and you’ll see that many of the characters are “faceless”. The paint strokes also help to show…

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Haystacks or Les Meules by Kees Van Dongen 1904 to 1905

Haystacks or Les Meules by Kees Van Dongen, Dutch active in France dated 1904 to 1905 image 1

Another painting from the special exhibit at the Pittsburgh Frick museum included this painting from Kees Van Dongen. It is dated between 1904 and 1905 and goes by Haystacks or Les Meules.  I love the use of brushstrokes in this painting to show the hay being lifted by the laborer. The painting overall is simple yet these…

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The Missed Brushstrokes of van Gogh

A special exhibit at the Pittsburgh Frick museum included this painting from Vincent van Gogh. It is dated 1889 and goes by the popular title The Wheat Field behind St. Paul’s Hospital, St. Rémy.  I believe you’ll see from the painting and details the brushstrokes and the spots of open canvas. The pictures of this painting housed by…

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Berthe Morisot Oil Painting Young Woman Watering a Shrub 1876

Berthe Morisot Oil Painting Young Woman Watering a Shrub 1876 image 2

The above painting was on display in July 2018 at the Pittsburgh Frick museum. It is by Berthe Morisot and this domestic scene is said to be typical of the day for the subject of a female painter. Yet she distinguished herself. The second image will help you to see the brushstrokes that illustrate what…

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The Horses of Pierre Alfred de Dreux

Pierre Alfred de Dreux Oil Painting The Emperor's Horse 1853 Image 1

In 2018, these two paintings were on exhibit at the Pittsburgh Frick museum. They were on loan from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  The reason I wanted to compare these two paintings is simple; they were created by the same French painter, Pierre Alfred de Dreux. Furthermore, their subjects are similar with a focus on the…

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Jan van Os Oil Still Life with Fruit 1769

Jan van Os Oil Still Life Painting with Fruit Insects and a Ratdated 1769 Image 1

This Jan van Os still oil life painting includes fruit, insects, flowers, and a rat. It it signed and dated 1769. The amount of detail from the insects to the water droplets and transparency of the fruit is stunning. This is one of my favorite painting at The Frick Pittsburgh museum. It is part of the permanent…

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