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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March 2012

March 1st, 2012
At the piano (1859)
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
American (1834 - 1903)
91.5 cm x 67 cm, oil on canvas
Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

March 2, 2012
Old mill, Pelago, Italy (1913)
Willard Metcalf
American (1858 - 1925)
??, oil on canvas
Private collection

March 3, 2012
The great wave at Kanagawa (1830)
Katsushika Hokusai
Japanese (1760 - 1849)
25 cm x 30 cm, woodcut
Museum of Modern Art, New York

March 4, 2012
Eleonor of Toledo with her son (1550) ♥
Agnolo Bronzino
Italian (1503 - 1572)
114 cm x 94 cm, oil on canvas
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

March 5, 2012
Pont Neuf (1872) ♥
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
75 cm x 94 cm, oil on canvas
National Gallery of Arts, Washington

March 6, 2012
Self-portrait with iris (1907)
Paula Modersohn-Becker
German (1876 - 1907)
38 cm x 24 cm, oil on canvas
Folkwang Museum, Essen (Germany)

March 7, 2012
Puberty (1894)
Edvard Munch
Norwegian (1863 - 1944)
151.5 cm x 110 cm, oil on canvas
Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo

March 8, 2012
The little beggar (1880)
William-Adolphe Bouguereau
French (1825 - 1905)
117 cm x 73.5 cm, oil on canvas
Collection M. S. Rau

March 9, 2012
Science and Charity (1897) ♥
Pablo Picasso
Spanish (1881 - 1973)
197 cm x 249.5 cm, oil on canvas
Picasso Museum, Barcelone

March 10, 2012
Ophelia (1889)
John William Waterhouse
English (1849 - 1917)
98 cm x 158 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

March 11, 2012
Julianita (1917)
Robert Henri
American (1865 - 1929)
81 cm x 66 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

March 12, 2012
The Bellelli family (1862) ♥
Edgar Degas
French (1834 - 1917)
200 cm x 250 cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

March 13, 2012
The women of Amphissa (1887)
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Dutch (1836 - 1912)
183 cm x 122 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

March 14, 2012
The dream (1910)
Henri Rousseau, a.k.a. Le Douanier
French (1875 - 1910)
204.5 cm x 298.5 cm, oil on canvas
Museum of Modern Art, New York

March 15, 2012
Bazille's studio, 9 Rue de la Condamine (1870) ♥
Frédéric Bazille
French (1841 - 1870)
98 cm x 125 cm, oil on canvas
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

March 16, 2012
Three young girls (??)
Marie Laurencin
French (1883 - 1956)
38 cm x 46 cm, oil on canvas
Opera Museum, London

March 17, 2012
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

March 18, 2012
Franklin Park, Boston (1897)
Maurice Prendergast
American (1858 - 1924)
32.5 cm x 49.5 cm, watercolor
Private collection

March 19, 2012
Portrait of Claude Renoir Painting (1907)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
??, oil on canvas
Private collection

March 20, 2012
Claude and Paloma Painting (1954)
Pablo Picasso
Spanish (1881 - 1973)
92 cm x 74 cm, oil on canvas
Beyeler Gallery, Basel (Switzerland)

March 21, 2012
Shinnecock Interior Studio (1892)
William Merritt Chase
American (1849 - 1916)
40.5 cm x 50 cm, pastel
Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago

March 22, 2012
Montauk (1921)
Childe Hassam
American (1859 - 1935)
45 cm x 17.5 cm, oil on canvas
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York

March 23, 2012
Café terasse, Place du Forum, Arles (1888)
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch (1853 - 1890)
81 cm x 65.5 cm, oil on canvas
Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, Netherlands

March 24, 2012
Portrait of Vincent Van Gogh (1887) ♥
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French (1864 - 1901)
54 cm x 45 cm, pastel
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

March 25, 2012
The apotheosis of Homer (1827) ♥
Dominique Ingres
French (1780 - 1867)
386 cm x 515 cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

March 26, 2012
Spring breeze (1895)
William-Adolphe Bouguereau
French (1825 - 1905)
65.5 cm x 98.5 cm, oil on canvas
Private collection

March 27, 2012
The women of Algiers in their appartment (1834) ♥
Eugêne Delacroix
French (1798 - 1863)
180 cm x 229 cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

March 28, 2012
Ad Parnassum (1932)
Paul Klee
Swiss (1879 - 1940)
126 cm x 100 cm, oil on canvas
Kunstmuseum, Basel (Switzerland)

March 29, 2012
Van Gogh painting sunflowers (1888) ♥
Paul Gauguin
French (1848 - 1903)
73 cm x 91 cm, oil on canvas
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

March 30, 2012
Mary Magdalene (1519)
Antonio Allegri da Correggio
Italian (1489 - 1534)
38 cm x 30.5 cm, oil on canvas
National Gallery, London

March 31, 2012
Camille Monet and her Son Jean in the Garden at Argenteuil (1874)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
French (1841 - 1919)
??, oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington

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