Edgar Degas: The Entrance of the Masked Dancers (1879)

Connection: Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’ According to ClarkArt.edu, “Unlike many of Degas’s ballet scenes, which combine details from sketches made at different times, this pastel relates to a specific production of Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’. The viewpoint is that of an abonné, a subscriber with privileged access, like the top-hatted gentleman on the far side of the…

Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Summer (1890)

Click for enlarged image detail: Slideshow best viewed At Sunnyside Thomas Wilmer Dewing_Summer (1890) Yale University, source: The Athenaeum Owner/Location: Yale University Art Gallery  (United States – New Haven, Connecticut) Dates: 1890 Artist age: Approximately 39 years old. Dimensions Height: 52.07 cm (20.5 in.), Width: 91.44 cm (36 in.) Medium: Painting – oil on canvas Thanks…

Rafael Durancamps Folguera: “Sardanes”

Rafael Durancamps Folguera: “Sardanes” (Catalan 1891-1979) DURANCAMPS I FOLGUERA, Rafael (Sabadell, 1891 – Barcelona, ​​1979). “Sardanes”, Cadaqués. Oil on canvas. With sketch on the back. Signed in the lower left corner. Measures: 59 x 74 cm; 79 x 95 cm (frame). In this work, Durancamps offers us a beautiful festive image, typically Catalan, both for…