Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Collection of postcards/images

I don't think you are supposed to write a blog like this but hey ho!  I'm going to post my list of postcards/images and then keep on updating it as the course progresses... 

Unit 2  - Classical Greek
  • Greek sculpture- Artist unknown - Kouros - Parian marble. Found in Anavyssos, Attica. About 530 BC.
  • Greek sculpture - Artist unknown - Lapith fighting a centaur - from Elgin Marbles Approx 430 BC
  • Vase painting - Lydos - Warrier's departure - 570 to 560BC
  • Vase painting - Sosias - Achillies tending Pataroclus wounded by arrow - About 500BC
  • Building - The Parthenon, Athens - built between 447 and 438BC
  • Building - The Department of Treasury, Washington DC - built between 1836 and 1869AD 
Unit 3 - Romans
  • Relief Sculpture - Dancing Maenad, Roman copy of Greek trad attributed to Callimachus - Circa 27BC - 17AD
  • Relief Sculpture - Artist unknown - Warrior with helmet leaning on spear with snake - imitation of Classical Greek style - 1st C BC - from Rhodes
  • Roman Statue - Augustus of Primaporta - Early 1st century AD - Vatican Museum Rome
  • Roman Statue - The Muse Melpomene - Circa 50BC - Former Vatican collection
  • Building - The Colosseum - Rome -  69AD
  • Building - The Pantheon - Rome - 117 - 138 AD
 Unit 4 - Romanesque & Gothic 
  • Stained glass - South Rose Window at Chartres
  • Manuscript illumination - Clare of Assisi is received into the order of the minorites by St. Francis - C 1435 - Artist unknown
  • Church - Tideswell, St John the Baptist (Cathedral of the Peak)
  • Cathedral - Coventry - photograph shows both old and modern cathedral buildings
  • Cathedral - Notre Dame, Paris
  • Illuminations - The Medieval Woman - POSTCARD BOOKLET x 30 - "illuminations of women in jewel-like colours...exquisite minature paintings from manuscripts from late Middle Ages"
  • Church - St Peter and St Paul, Salle, Norfolk, Interior looking West. Photograph (C R A Davies) Church visited for Project 4
Unit 5 - Early Renaissance
  • Building - Florence Cathedral (Brunescelli completed 1436) - photograph showing side view of whole cathedral
  • Building - Pallazo Rucellai (1446 - 1451) Drawing of the building
  • Sculpture - Donatello's David (1440s) photograph of bronze statue
  • Relief sculpture - Ghiberti baptistery door panel - Adam and Eve - photograph of gilded bronze
  • Fresco - Expulsion from Eden - Masaccio - 1427 
  • Tempera Painting - La Primavera - Botticelli - 1478
  • Durer postcard booklet - 30 postcards 
Unit 7 - High Renaissance
  • Oil painting on canvas - Sleeping Venus - Giorgione - 1501.  108.5cm x 175cm.  Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden
  • Oil painting on canvas - Venus of Urbino - Titian -  1538.  119cm x 165cm.  Uffizi, Florence, Italy
  • Oil on wood - St George and the Dragon - Raphael - 1504-1506, 28.5 x 21.5cm (cabinet painting) National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
  • Fresco - The Triumph of Galetea - 1512.  295cm x 224cm, Villa Farnesina, Rome
  • Oil on canvas - The Death of Acteon- 1559 - 1575.  178.4cm x 198.1cm.  National Gallery, London
  • Oil on canvas - Diana and Actaeon - 1556 - 1559.  185cm x 202cm.  National Gallery London

Unit 8 - Birth of Baroque

  • Artemisia Gentileschi - Judith beheading Holofernes1614 - 1620. Oil on canvas. 119 x 162cm.  Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Napoli
  • Caravaggio - Judith beheading Holofernes. 1598 - 1599.  Oil on canvas.  144.1 x 194.9cm. Galleria Nazionale Arte Antica, Rome
  • Caravaggio - The Death of the Virgin.  1604 - 1606. Oil on canvas. 369 x 245cm. Louvre, Paris
  • Caravaggio - Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto. 1597. Ceiling fresco in oil. 300 x 180cm. Casino de Villa Boncompagni Ludovisi, Rome
  • Bernini - Detail from Ecstasy of St Teresa (st Teresa's face),1652. Marble sculpture. Cornaro chapel, Santa Maria Della Vittoria church, Rome
  • Bernini - Detail from Ecstasy of St Teresa (angel's face),1652. Marble sculpture. Cornaro chapel, Santa Maria Della Vittoria church, Rome

Unit 9 - Masters of Baroque
  •  Cornelius Pietersz - The Alchemist. 1663. Oil on Panel. 35.5 x 32cm. J Paul Getty Museum, LA, America
  • Gerrit van Honthorst - The Matchmaker. 1625. Oil on canvas. 71 x 104cm, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Holland
  • Jakob Gilling - Still Life-Fresh Fish. 1684. Oil on canvas. 47.3 x 39.4cm. Private collection
  • Rubens - The Judgement of Paris. 1635 - 1638.  Oil on panel. 144.8 x 193.7.  National Gallery, London
  • Rembrandt - Self Portrait.  1669.  Oil on canvas. 63.5 x 57.8cm. Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague 
  • Frans Hal - The Merry Drinker. 1628 - 1630.  Oil on canvas. 81 x 66.5cm.



    Rikjsmuseum, Amsterdam, Holland

     Unit 10 - Age of Reason

    • Fragonard - The Swing.  1767 - 8.  Oiil on canvas.  81 x 64cm.  Wallace Collection, London, England
    • David - Death of Marat.  1793.  Oil on canvas.  162 x 168cm.  Royal Museum of Fine Art, Brussells
    • Gainsborough - Mr and Mrs Andrews.  1749 - 1750.  Oil on canvas.  69.8 x 119.4 cm. National Gallery, London
    • The Palace of Versailles - Versailles, France.  Started 1668, worked on to mid 1700s.  Architect Louis le Vau, Landscape architect - Andre de Notre, Painter Decorator Charles le Brun
    • The Orangery - Kew Gardens, London.  Completed 1761.  Architect Sir William Chambers
    • Passage des Panaramas - Paris, France.  Built 1799.  



    Unit 11 - Romanticism to Realism
    • James Abbott McNeil Whistler - Night in Black and Gold, The Falling Rocket.  1874.  Oil on canvas. 60.5 x 47 cm.  Detroit Institute of Arts, US
    • Camille Pissarro - Children on a Farm.  1887. Oil on Canvas.  20 x 26cm.  Sammlung G Signac, Paris.
    • Claude Monet - Impression, Sunrise.  1872.  Oil on canvas.  48 x 63cm.  Musee Marmottan Monet, Paris.
    • Mary Cassatt - Mary at the Theater.  1879.  Pastel on paper.  63.5 x 91.4cm.  Museum of Fine Art, Boston.
    • Edgar Degas - Prima Ballerina.  1876.  Pastel on paper.  58 x 42cm.  Musee de Orsay, Paris.
    • Edouard Manet - The Luncheon on the Grass.  1863.  Oil on canvas.  208 x 264cm. Courtauld Institute Galleries, London

    Unit 12 - Post-Impressionism
  • Paul Cezanne - Montagne Sainte-Victoire.  1888-1890. Oil on canvas.  65 x 81cm. Private Collection
  • Vincent van Gogh - The Starry Night.  1889.  Oil on canvas. 73 x 92cm. Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Paul Gauguin - The Spirit of the Dead Keeps Watch.  1892.  Oil on canvas.  72.4 x 92.4 cm. Allbright Knoz Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • Georges Seurat - The Outer Harbour, Low Tide.  1888.  Oil on canvas.  53.8 x 65.7cm. Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri, US
  • Hugo Simberg - The Wounded Angel. 1903.  Oil on canvas. 154 x 127cm. Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
  • Felicien Rops - Pornocrates.  1896.  Etching coloured with watercolours. 70 x 45cm.  Sammlung M Mabille, Belgium.
Unit 13 - 1900 - 1935
  • Kathe Kollwitz - Death and Woman.  1910.  Lithograph.  20 x 18cm. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, USA
  • Kathe Kollwitz - The Widow I.  1922 - 1923.  Woodcut on heavy Japanese paper. 66 x47.5cm.  Private collection
  • Franz Marc - Fighting Forms.  1914.  Oil on canvas.  91 - 131cm.  Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munich
  • Franz Marc - The Fate of the Animals.  1913.  Oil on canvas.  196 x 266cm.  Kuntsemuseum, Basle
  • Arthur Dove - Fog Horns.  1929.  Oil on canvas.  54.6 x 72.4cm.  Colorado Springs Fine Art Centre, USA
  • Frantisek Kupka - Planes by Colour, Large Nude.  1909-1910.  Oil on canvas.  150.2 x 180.7cm. Guggenheim Museum, NYC









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