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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July 2015

July 1st, 2015
Laurette in a green robe (black background) (1916) ♥
Henri Matisse
French (1869 - 1954)
73 cm x 54.3 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 2, 2015
Tables for ladies (1930) ♥
Edward Hopper
American (1882 - 1967)
122.6 cm x 153 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 3, 2015
The great sirens (1947) ♥
Paul Delvaux
Belgian (1897 - 1994)
203 cm x 305 cm, oil on masonite
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 4, 2015
The three o'clock sitting (1924) ♥
Henri Matisse
French (1869 - 1954)
92.1 cm x 73 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 5, 2015
Faust (1956) ♥
Jan Müller
American (1822 - 1958)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Museum of Modern Art, New York

July 6, 2015
The birth of the world (1925) ♥
Joan Miro
Spanish (1912 - 1983)
250.8 cm x 200 cm, oil on canvas
Museum of Modern Arts, New York

July 7, 2015
Woman with a Lute (1663) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
51.4 cm x 45.7 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 8, 2015
Girl Interrupted at her Music (1659) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
39.4 cm x 44.5 cm, oil on canvas
The Frick Collection, New York

July 9, 2015
Young woman peeling apples (1655) ♥
Nicolaes Maes
Dutch (1634 - 1693)
54.6 cm x 45.7 cm, oil on wood
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 10, 2015
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

July 11, 2015
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

July 12, 2015
Augustus Saint-Gardens (1908) ♥
Kenyon Cox
American (1856 - 1919)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 13, 2015 41;309;0c
Ernesta (child with nurse) (1894) ♥
Cecilia Beaux
American (1855 - 1942)
128.3 cm x 96.8 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 14, 2015
For the little one (1896) ♥
William Merritt Chase
American (1849 - 1916)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 15, 2015
Dutch Girl in White (1907) ♥
Robert Henri
American (1865 - 1929)
61 cm x 50.8 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 16, 2015
Magnolia (1899) ♥
James Jebusa Shannon
American (1884 - 1952)
181.9 cm x 99.7 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 17, 2015
Dressing for the Carnival (1877) ♥
Winslow Homer
American (1836 - 1910)
50.8 cm x 76.2 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

July 18, 2015
Queen Victoria (1838) ♥
Thomas Sully
American (1783 - 1872)
238.8 cm x 147.3 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 19, 2015
The singer in green (1884) ♥
Edgar Degas
French (1834 - 1917)
60.3 x 46.4 cm, pastel on paper
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

July 20, 2015
The letter (1865) ♥
Camille Corot
French (1796 - 1875)
54.6 cm x 36.2 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 21, 2015
Portrait of a cultured lady (1948) ♥
Archibald Motley
American (1891 - 1981)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

July 22, 2015
Self-portrait (1933) ♥
Archibald Motley
American (1891 - 1981)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

July 23, 2015
The mountain (1937) ♥
Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, a.k.a. Balthus
French (1908 - 2001)
248.9 cm x 365.8 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 24, 2015
House and street (1931) ♥
Stuart Davis
American (1892 - 1964)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

July 25, 2015
Door to the river (1960) ♥
Willem de Kooning
Américain (1904 - 1997)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

July 26, 2015
The artist and his mother (1936) ♥
Arshile Gorky
American (1904 - 1948)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

July 27, 2015
Café Paris (1929) ♥
Archibald Motley
American (1891 - 1981)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

July 28, 2015
Odalisque with red casket (1926) ♥
Henri Matisse
French (1869 - 1954)
50 cm x 65 cm, Oil on canvas
Musée Matisse, Nice

July 29, 2015
The rehearsal (1879) ♥
Edgar Degas
French (1834 - 1917)
?? x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Frick Collection, New York

July 30, 2015
Springtime (1897) ♥
Maurice Denis
French (1870 - 1943)
80.6 cm x 97.8 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

July 30, 2015
The large bather (1950) ♥
Raoul Dufy
French (1877 - 1953)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée des Beaux Arts, Nice

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