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Realism & Classical Art


Hans Holbein the Younger

“The Daughter of Jacob Meyer” (German, 1497-1543) drawing,  black & colored chalks w/light green wash background on paper, 1525


Edgar Degas

“Nude Woman Crouching, study for Semiramis” (French, 1834-1917) drawing, black chalk heightened w/white on off-white wove paper, c. 1860-62

Ivan Aivazovsky | "Azure Grotto, Naples"

Ivan Aivazovsky

“Azure Grotto, Naples” (Russian, 1817-1900) oil on canvas, 1841

Simon Denis | "Cloud Study (Distant Storm)"

Simon Denis

“Cloud Study (Distant Storm)” (Belgian, 1755–1813) oil on paper, ca. 1795

Hubert Robert | "The Mouth of a Cave"

Hubert Robert

“The Mouth of a Cave” (French, 1733–1808) oil on canvas, 1784

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres | "Portrait of Madame Ingres, née Madeleine Chapelle"

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

“Portrait of Madame Ingres, née Madeleine Chapelle” (French, 1780–1867) drawing, graphite on off-white wove paper, 1814

Angelika Kauffmann | "Portrait of Emma Hamilton"

Angelica Kauffman

“Portrait of Emma Hamilton” (Swiss, 1741-1807) drawing, black & white chalk on gray prepared paper, 1792

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres | "Countess Charles d'Agoult and her daughter Claire d'Agoult"

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

“Countess Charles d’Agoult and her daughter Claire d’Agoult” (French, 1780–1867) drawing, pencil & chalk on paper, 1849