Category American painting

Portrait of Colonel Guy Johnson - Benjamin West
American painting

Portrait of Colonel Guy Johnson - Benjamin West

Author: Benjamin West Museum: National Gallery of Art, Washington Year: 1776 Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Portrait of Colonel Guy Johnson - Benjamin West. 1776. Oil on canvas. 202x138 American painting of the XVIII century was strongly influenced by British art, many artists were not familiar with European painting, until they took a trip to Europe.

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Portrait of Colonel Guy Johnson - Benjamin West

Author: Benjamin West Museum: National Gallery of Art, Washington Year: 1776 Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Portrait of Colonel Guy Johnson - Benjamin West. 1776. Oil on canvas. 202x138 American painting of the XVIII century was strongly influenced by British art, many artists were not familiar with European painting, until they took a trip to Europe.
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Gust of Wind, 1873-1876, Winslow Homer

Author: Winslow Homer Museum: National Gallery of Art, Washington Year: 1873-1876 Click image for a larger image Description of the picture: Gust of wind - Winslow Homer. 1873-1876. Canvas, oil. 61,5x97 The main achievements of American art of the second half of the XIX century are largely connected with the name of the artist Winslow Homer, who along with Thomas Ekekinson was a leading representative of realistic painting.
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Painting "Leisure", 1911, John Singer Sargent

Author: John Singer Sargent Museum: National Gallery of Art, Washington Year: 1911 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Rest - John Singer Sargent. 1911. Oil on canvas. 63,8x76,2 John Singer Sargent is an American cosmopolitan artist who has worked extensively in Europe. He gained fame as the most outstanding portrait painter "belle epocque" - "the beautiful era".
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Painting Smear - Roy Lichtenstein

Author: Roy Lichtenstein Museum: Private collection Year: 1965 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Swab - Roy Lichtenstein. 1965. Colored silk screen. 58,4x73,6 American artist Roy Lichtenstein - one of the brightest representatives of the direction of pop art in art. His works, stylized as comics, are unmistakably recognizable.
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Sleeping Girl, Roy Lichtenstein

Author: Roy Lichtenstein Museum: Private collection Year: 1964 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Sleeping girl - Roy Lichtenstein. 1964 A moment torn from a character's life - what can he tell the viewer? A little bit, just what we see is a young woman, a beautiful blonde with regular slim features and bright lips, depicted sleeping.
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Kiss, Roy Lichtenstein

Author: Roy Lichtenstein Museum: Private collection Year: ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Kiss - Roy Lichtenstein Is it possible to depict feelings with the help of simple modern methods, similar to the pictures in the comics? The artist successfully proved this possibility. He managed to express with stingy lines and restrained local colors a multitude of human emotions.
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Nurse Roy Lichtenstein - description of the painting

Author: Roy Lichtenstein Museum: Private collection Year: 1964 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Nurse - Roy Lichtenstein. 1964 This artist had a great influence on the formation of pop art. His paintings are now worth fabulous money, and continue to impress the audience with its expressiveness with the utmost simplicity of visual means.
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Painting "American Gothic", Grant Wood - description

Author: Grant Wood Museum: Art Institute of Chicago Year: 1930 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: American Gothic - Grant Wood. 1930. Oil on canvas. 74 x 62 cm Without exaggeration, we can say that the painting "American Gothic" is one of the most recognizable in the world, comparable to Da Vinci's Jockond, Munch's Kiss or Michelangelo's Creation of Adam.
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"Fall Plowing", Grant Wood - description of the painting

Author: Grant Wood Museum: Viola, Iowa Year: 1931 ⇐ Click image for zoom Description of the picture: Fall Plowing - Grant Wood. 1931. Oil on canvas. Today, the Viola district in Lynn County Iowa County is considered a historical and artistic place at the same time - in 2003 it was added to the US National Register of Historic Places.
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"Portrait of Lady Enju", John Singer Sargent - description of the painting

Author: John Singer Sargent Museum: National Gallery of Scotland Year: 1892 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Portrait of Lady Enju - John Singer Sargent. 1892. Oil on canvas. 124 x 99.7 cm This portrait is the pinnacle of Sargent. It showed all his skill, a unique sense of color and the ability to convey not only the mood of the moment, but also a sense of space, a special atmosphere and portrait resemblance.
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"Red Lenin", Andy Warhol - description of the painting

Author: Andy Warhol Museum: Private collection Year: 1987 ⇐ Click image for a larger version Description of the picture: Red Lenin - Andy Warhol. 1987. Silk-screen printing in color 100 x 75 cm The painting "Red Lenin" is included in the list of so-called icons of pop art. After close attention to celebrities of his time, Andy Warhol switched to prominent politicians.
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