Artwork Analysis

Edvard Munch, Between Clock and Bed, (1940-1943)

Between Clock and Bed, Edvard Munch (1940-1943)

Between Clock and Bed (1940-1943) is a painting by the Norwegian Expressionist and Symbolist artist Edvard Munch (1963-1944). The painting is a self-portrait, and reflects concepts of death and mortality.  It is currently located in the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway. What is Depicted in Between Clock and Bed? In the foreground, there is a …

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My Mother Bolton Abbet (David Hockney, 1982)

My Mother, Bolton Abbet (David Hockney, 1982)

David Hockney made this photo collage titled My Mother, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire,  in November 1982. The style of this montage was termed Photo Joiners by Hockney. What is depicted in My Mother, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire? My Mother depicts the photo-collage-portrait of Hockney’s mother seated on a grave. Wearing a raincoat, with her hands tucked into …

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Madonna Enthroned with Child and Saints (Giovanni Bellini, 1505)

Madonna Enthroned with Child and Saints is an oil-on-panel painting by the Venetian Renaissance master Giovanni Bellini (1427-1516). It was executed in 1505, as attested by the signature and date on the cartouche at the foot of Madonna’s throne (IOANNE BELLINVS MCCCCCV). The artwork is also known as San Zaccaria Altarpiece, from the name of the …

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Seated Peasant (Paul Cézanne, 1892-1896 )

Paul Cézanne painted Seated Peasant in oil on canvas between 1892 and 1896. This painting is part of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  What is depicted in the Seated Peasant?    The painting depicts a man who was most likely one of the workers on Cézanne’s family estate in Aix-en-Provence.   Seated Peasant – …

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Portrait of Victor Chocquet Seated (Paul Cézanne, 1877)

Paul Cézanne painted Portrait of Victor Chocquet Seated in oil on canvas technique in 1877. This painting is in the collection of the Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio. What is depicted in the Portrait of Victor Chocquet Seated?      The painting represents the famous French collector Victor Chocquet in a seated position, surrounded by paintings.  Portrait of Victor …

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Madame Cézanne with Green Hat (Paul Cézanne, 1891-1892)

Cézanne was committed to the long process of working on the painting. That work was based on the principles of unifying what he sees and what he feels and thinks about the model he is painting and the environment that surrounds him. In portraits, he begins to apply the technique he developed in landscape painting. …

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Portrait of Ambroise Vollard (Paul Cézanne, 1899)

Paul Cézanne painted Portrait of Ambroise Vollard in oil on canvas in 1899. This painting is in the collection of the Petit Palais in Paris. What is depicted in the Portrait of Ambroise Vollard?       The painting shows the art collector Ambroise Vollard in a sitting position holding a book in his hand.   Portrait of Ambroise Vollard – Analysis        Cézanne …

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