Painting of the Day

I started this web page on January 21, 2012. It was actually a new-year resolution. I have seen several similar web pages, and since I have been interested in art for a long time, I figured it would be fun to create and maintain my own site. The paintings shown on this page simply reflect my personal taste, and are not meant to cover all artistic styles and currents. As you shall see, I especially like portraits.

Hugo Martel, January 21, 2012.

Note: the heart (♥) indicates the original painting that I had the pleasure to see.


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Portraits: men

Vespasian hearing from one of his generals of the taking of Jerusalem by Titus (??)
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Dutch (1836 - 1912)
51 cm x 38 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Self-portrait (1896)
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Dutch (1836 - 1912)
52.8 cm x 65.7 cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of violonist Emil Wittwer-Gelpke (1905) ♥
Cuno Amiet
Swiss (1868 - 1961)
60.5 cm x 62.5 cm, oil on canvas
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

The bohemian peasant (2014)
Bernardo Santiago Angeles
Mexican (1990 - )
100 cm x 90 cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Alexandre Benoit (1898)
Léon Bakst
Russian (1866 - 1924)
64.5 cm x 130.8 cm, oil on canvas
Russian Museum, St-Petersburg

Portrait of Auguste Renoir (1867)
Frédéric Bazille
French (1841 - 1870)
62 cm x 51 cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Self-portrait in smoking (1927)
Max Beckmann
German (1884 - 1950)
141 cm x 96 cm, oil on canvas
Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, USA

Self-Portrait in a Blue Jacket (??)
Max Beckmann
German (1884 - 1950)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait while looking at a painting (1865)
Giovanni Boldini
Italian (1842 - 1931)
22.5 cm x 32 cm, oil on canvas
Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Palazzo Pitti, Florence

A portrait of John Singer Sargent (??)
Giovanni Boldini
Italian (1842 - 1931)
22 cm x 27 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Portrait of Edgar Degas (??)
Giovanni Boldini
Italian (1842 - 1931)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (1889)
Pierre Bonnard
French (1867 - 1947)
16 cm x 21.5 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Ambroise Vollard (1904)
Pierre Bonnard
French (1867 - 1947)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich

Portrait of the artist (1879) ♥
William-Adolphe Bouguereau
French (1825 - 1905)
38.5 cm x 46.5 cm, oil on canvas
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

Young man playing the piano (1876)
Gustave Caillebotte
French (1848 - 1894)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

The lute player (1596)
Michelangelo Caravaggio
Italien (1571 - 1610)
94 cm x 119 cm, oil on canvas
Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Jean Baptiste (1610)
Michelangelo Caravaggio
Italian (1571 - 1610)
124 cm x 159 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Portrait of Moïse Dreyfus (1879) ♥
Mary Cassatt
American (1844 - 1926)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Petit Palais, Paris

The Artist's Father Reading his Newspaper (1866) ♥
Paul Cézanne
French (1839 - 1906)
198.5 cm x 119.3 cm, oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington

Man Smoking a Pipe (1902)
Paul Cézanne
French (1839 - 1906)
91 cm x 72 cm, oil on canvas
Pushkin Museum, Moscow

Portrait of Gustave Geffroy (1895)
Paul Cézanne
French (1839 - 1906)
116 cm x 82 cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Peasant in a Blue Smock (1897) ♥
Paul Cézanne
French (1839 - 1906)
81 cm x 65 cm, oil on canvas
Kimbell Art Museum, Forth Worth, USA

Man with Crossed Arms (1899)
Paul Cézanne
French (1839 - 1906)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Guggenheim Museum, New York

Seated Peasant (1896) ♥
Paul Cézanne
French (1839 - 1906)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

Peasant (1891)
Paul Cézanne
French (1839 - 1906)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait with a clock in front of crucifixion (1947)
Marc Chagall
Russian (1887 - 1985)
71 cm x 86 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Inerior of the baptistry at St. Mark's (1878)
William Merritt Chase
American (1849 - 1916)
85.1 cm x 110.5 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Portrait of Julian Oderdonk (1901)
William Merritt Chase
American (1849 - 1916)
49.5 cm x 40 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Self-portrait with palette (??)
Jacob Collins
American (1964 - )
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Charles Baudelaire (1849)
Gustave Courbet
French (1819 - 1877)
153 cm x 61 cm, oil on canvas
Fabre Museum, Montpellier, France

Portrait of Paul Verlaine (??)
Gustave Courbet
French (1819 - 1877)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Augustus Saint-Gardens (1908) ♥
Kenyon Cox
American (1856 - 1919)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

Unfinished portrait of general Bonaparte (1798)
Jacques-Louis David
French (1748 - 1825)
81 cm x 65 cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Self-portrait saluting (1866)
Edgar Degas
French (1834 - 1917)
??, oil on canvas
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

Portrait of Lorenzo Pagans, spanish tenor, and Auguste Degas, the artist's father (1869) ♥
Edgar Degas
French (1834 - 1917)
40 cm x 54.5 cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Portrait of James Tissot (1868) ♥
Edgar Degas
French (1834 - 1917)
?? x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Self-portrait in breton costume (1889)
Meijer de Haan
Dutch (1852 - 1895)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Black man with mandolin (1930) ♥
André Derain
French (1880 - 1954)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris

St. Francis of Assisi (1643)
Jusepe de Ribera
Italian (1591 - 1652)
77 cm x 103 cm, oil on canvas
Galleria Palatina, Florence

Portrait of Joris Vekemans (1625) ♥
Cornelis de Vos
Dutch (1584 - 1651)
123 cm x 86 cm, oil on canvas
Mayer van den Bergh Museum, Antwerp

Turks at the café (1930)
Stefan Dimitrescu
Romanian (1886 - 1933)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

The cello player (1896)
Thomas Eakins
American (1844 - 1916)
106.7 cm x 208.3 cm, oil on canvas
??

The veteran (??)
Thomas Eakins
American (1844 - 1916)
57.2 cm x 38.1 cm, oil on canvas
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, USA

Portrait of Benjamin Sharp (1903)
Thomas Eakins
American (1844 - 1916)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

Portrait of James Wright (1890)
Thomas Eakins
American (1844 - 1916)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Dr. John H. Brinton (1876)
Thomas Eakins
Americain (1844 - 1916)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Louis Pasteur (1885) ♥
Albert Edelfelt
Finnish (1854 - 1905)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Man sitting on a log (1895)
Karoly Ferenczy
Hungarian (1862 - 1917)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self portrait (??)
Émile Friant
French (1863 - 1932)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Van Gogh painting sunflowers (1888) ♥
Paul Gauguin
French (1848 - 1903)
73 cm x 91 cm, oil on canvas
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Self portrait with a hat (1893)
Paul Gauguin
French (1848 - 1903)
38 cm x 46 cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Portrait of Leo Tolstoy (1884)
Nikolai Ge
Russian (1831 - 1894)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Self-portrait (1820) ♥
Théodore Géricault
French (1791 - 1824)
147 cm x 114 cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Smoker (1911) ♥
Natalia Goncharova
Russian (1881 - 1962)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait with Spectacles (1801)
Francisco Goya
Spanish (1746 - 1828)
63 cm x 49 cm, oil on canvas
Musée Bonnat, Bayonne, France

Goya Attended by Doctor Arrieta (1820) ♥
Francisco Goya
Spanish (1746 - 1828)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis

Portrait of the artist Frederic Oeser (??) ♥
Anton Graff
German (1736 - 1813)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Strasburg

Self-portrait (1804) ♥
Anton Graff
German (1736 - 1813)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Jeremy Lipking (??)
Nancy Guzik
American (1944 - )
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (1914)
Childe Hassam
American (1859 - 1935)
83.5 cm x 52.7 cm, oil on canvas
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City

Farmer with a pitchfork (??)
Winslow Homer
American (1836 - 1910)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on board
??

Self-portrait (1930) ♥
Edward Hopper
American (1882 - 1967)
??, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Sunday (1926)
Edward Hopper
American (1882 - 1967)
86.4 cm x 73.7 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Self-portrait (??)
Edward Hopper
American (1882 - 1967)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (??)
Hsin-Yao Tseng
Taiwanese (1986 - )
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Jeremy (??)
Ignat Ignatov
American (1978 - )
45.7 cm x 40.6 cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (1804)
Dominique Ingres
French (1780 - 1867)
86.4 cm x 69.9 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Self portrait avec une pipe (??)
Moïse Kisling
French (1891 - 1953)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of a young man (??)
Dana Levin
American (1969 - )
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

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Self-portrait (1910) ♥
Max Liebermann
German (1847 - 1935)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Kunsthalle, Hamburg

?? (??)
Jeremy Lipking
American (1975 - )
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (??) ♥
John Lyman
Canadian (1886 - 1967)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Self-portrait (1906)
August Macke
German (1887 - 1914)
54.2 cm x 35.4 cm, oil on canvas
??

O Homem Amarelo (1917)
Anita Malfatti
Brazilian (1889 - 1964)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Émile Zola (1868) ♥
Édouard Manet
French (1932 - 1883)
146.5 cm x 114 cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Self-portrait (1918)
Henri Matisse
French (1869 - 1954)
65 cm x 54 cm, oil on canvas
Musée Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambresis (France)

Self-portrait (1890)
Willard Metcalf
American (1858 - 1925)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Man writing a letter (1666)
Gabriel Metsu
Dutch (1629 - 1667)
52.5 x 40.2 cm, oil on canvas
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Portrait of Armand Ono (1843)
Jean-François Millet
French (1814 - 1875)
100 cm x 80 cm, oil on canvas
Thomas Henry Museum, Cherbourg, France

The Cellist (1909)
Amadeo Modigliani
Italian (1884 - 1920)
130 cm x 80 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

The Young Apprentice (??)
Amadeo Modigliani
Italian (1884 - 1920)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

The Little Peasant (1918)
Amadeo Modigliani
Italian (1884 - 1920)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Tate Gallery, London

Self-portrait with a Beret (1886)
Claude Monet
French (1840 - 1926)
46 cm x 56 cm, huile sur toile
Private collection

Portrait of sculptor John Pappas (1938)
Yiannis Moralis
Greek (1931 - 2009)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (1933) ♥
Archibald Motley
American (1891 - 1981)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Self-portrait in distress (1919)
Edvard Munch
Norwegian (1863 - 1944)
151 cm x 130 cm, oil on canvas
Munch Museum, Oslo

Self-portrait with bottle of wine (1906)
Edvard Munch
Norwegian (1863 - 1944)
110.5 cm x 120.5 cm, oik on canvas
Munch Museum, Oslo

Self-portrait with burning cigarette (1895)
Edvard Munch
Norwegian (1863 - 1944)
85.5 cm x 110.5 cm, oil on canvas
National Gallery, Oslo

Portrait of Wassily Kandinsky (1906)
Gabriele Munter
German (1877 - 1962)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (1922)
Emil Nolde
German (1867 - 1956)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

The big indian (1910) ♥
Max Pechstein
German (1881 - 1955)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (??)
Pablo Picasso
Spanish (1881 - 1973)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas

Francis Horner (1823)
Henry Raeburn
English (1756 - 1823)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Chalice of mystery (1890)
Odilon Redon
French (1840 - 1916)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Apache (Man on Horseback) (1875)
Odilon Redon
French (1840 - 1916)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait at thirty three years old (1629) ♥
Rembrandt Hermanszoon van Rijn
Dutch (1606 - 1669)
89.7 cm x 73.5 cm, oil on canvas
Isabella Steward Gardner Museum, Boston

Self-portrait (1660) ♥
Rembrandt Hermanszoon van Rijn
Dutch (1606 - 1669)
80.3 cm x 67.3 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

Aristotle with a bust of Homer (1653) ♥
Rembrandt Hermanszoon van Rijn
Dutch (1606 - 1669)
143.5 cm x 136.5 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

Self-Portrait with Velvet Beret (??)
Rembrandt Hermanszoon van Rijn
Dutch (1606 - 1669)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Monsieur Fornaise (1875)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Monet Painting in his Garden at Argenteuil (1873)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
61 cm x 50 cm, oil on canvas
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, USA

Paul Durand Ruel (1910)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Claude Monet reading (1872)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
61 cm x 50 cm, oil on canvas
Musée Marmottan, Paris

Portrait of Claude Monet (1875)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Self-portrait (??)
Ilya Repin
Russian (1844 - 1930)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Chello-Player Alexander Verzhbilovich (??)
Ilya Repin
Russian (1844 - 1930)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of the Wood (1885) ♥
John Singer Sargent
American (1856 - 1925)
54 cm x 65 cm, oil on canvas
Tate Gallery, London

My Friend Chadwick (1880)
John Singer Sargent
American (1856 - 1925)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Robert Louis Stevenson (1887)
John Singer Sargent
American (1856 - 1925)
51 cm x 61.8 cm, oil on canvas
Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Self-portrait (1892)
John Singer Sargent
American (1856 - 1925)
53.3 cm x 43.2 cm, oil on canvas
National Academy of Design, New York

Charles Stuart Forbes (1883)
John Singer Sargent
American (1856 - 1925)
61.6 cm x 73 cm, oil on canvas
??

A Bedouin Arab (??)
John Singer Sargent
American (1856 - 1925)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Baccio Bandinelli (??)
Andrea del Sarto
Italian (1486 - 1530)
59 cm x 43 cm, oil on canvas
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

Portrait of Boris Serebryakov (1908)
Zinaida Serebriakova
Russian (1884 - 1967)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of the artist Ilya Repin (1896)
Valentin Serov
Russian (1865 - 1911)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Self-portrait (??)
Valentin Serov
Russian (1865 - 1911)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Portrait of the artist I. S. Ostroukhov (1902)
Valentin Serov
Russian (1865 - 1911)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Lansdowne Crescent London (??)
Gilbert Spencer
English (1892 - 1979)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Dr. Harvey Cushing (1908)
Edmund Charles Tarbell
American (1862 - 1938)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Man with glove (1520)
Titien
Italian (1505 - 1576)
100 cm x 89 cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Portrait of Vincent Van Gogh (1887) ♥
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French (1864 - 1901)
54 cm x 45 cm, pastel
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Ambassadeurs: Aristide Bruant (1892)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French (1864 - 1901)
141 cm x 98 cm, lithograph
Private collection

Self-portrait (1799)
William Turner
English (1775 - 1851)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait with pipe (1886) ♥
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch (1853 - 1890)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Sower with setting sun (1888)
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch (1853 - 1890)
73.5 cm x 93 cm, oil on canvas
Bührle Foundation, Zurich

Interior with weaver at work (1884) ♥
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch (1853 - 1890)
47.5 cm x 61 cm, oil on canvas
Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam

The postman Joseph Roulin (1888) ♥
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch (1853 - 1890)
81.3 cm x 65.4 cm, oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Juan de Pareja (1650) ♥
Diego Velazquez
Spanish (1599 - 1660)
81.3 cm x 69.9 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

The Astronomer (1668) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Portrait of a young man wearing lynx fur (1553)
Paolo Veronese
Italian (1528 - 1588)
120 cm x 102 cm, oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Self-portrait (??)
Paolo Veronese
Italian (1528 - 1588)
63 cm x 51 cm, oil on canvas
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

The Art Expert (??)
HAdolf von Becker
Finnish (1831 - 1909)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Louis Loucheur (??)
Édouard Vuillard
French (1868 - 1940)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

The remorse de Nero after the murder of his mother (1878)
John William Waterhouse
Anglais (1849 - 1917)
94 cm x 168 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

Two musicians (1960)
James Weeks
American (1922 - 1998)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Self-portrait (1895)
Nikolai Yaroshenko
Russian (1846 - 1898)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

A Moment's Rest (??)
Emmanuel Zairis
Greek (1876 - 1948)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

Portrait of Diego Martelli (1879) ♥
Federico Zandomeneghi
Italian (1841 - 1917)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Palazzo Pitti, Florence

Self-portrait (1889)
Anders Zorn
Swedish (1860 - 1920)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Galleria deghli Uffizi, Florence

A portrait of Jean Baptiste Faure (1891)
Anders Zorn
Swedish (1860 - 1920)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
??

St. Francis kneeling (1639)
Francisco de Zurbaran
Spanish (1625 - 1664)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
National Gallery, London