Self-Portrait ‘Les Miserables’ by Paul Gauguin

Self-Portrait 'Les Miserables' by Paul Gauguin Self-Portrait 'Les Miserables'1888Post-ImpressionismOil on canvasVan Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands Before his departure to Aries in 1888. Gauguin and Vincent van Gough exchanged examples of their work, including several self-portraits. ‘Self Portrait ‘Les Miserables’’ was among the paintings sent to Van Gough. Gauguin includes a full-profile likeness of the fictional … Continue reading Self-Portrait ‘Les Miserables’ by Paul Gauguin

Notre Dame Cathedral by Maurice Utrillo

Notre Dame Cathedral1909Post-ImpressionismOil on cardMusée de l'Orangerie, Paris, France By 25 Utrillo was experimenting with complex motifs and the influence of Impressionism, in particular Monet’s cathedrals, is evident in this painting. An unfinished piece, Utrillo vaguely describes the complex architecture of Notre Dame. Instead the details are obscured as he describes the effect of light … Continue reading Notre Dame Cathedral by Maurice Utrillo