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Zurbarán. A New Perspective

From 9 June to 13 September 2015

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Autor:
Francisco de Zurbarán
Título:
Saint Serapion, 1628
Técnica:
Oil on canvas, 120.2 x 104 cm
Ubicacion:
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, CT.
The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund
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Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection

Autor:
Conrad Felixmüller
Título:
Verso: Portrait of a Scottish Girl
Fecha:
1929
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
76.5 x 53.7 cm
Úbicacion:
Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on deposit at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
Numero de inventario
INV. Nr. (CTB.2000.66.b)

More information about this work




On the back of Portrait of Elfriede Hausmann he painted in 1929 a Portrait of Young Scottish Lady, which follows the realist principles of Felixmüller's new art, whose enthusiasm for realism led him down the path of the "new objectivism". Thus, the painting in the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection offers the two faces of the German painter, the harsh and the soft aspect of the portrait, the figure adjusted to the ideal of the crystalline inorganic matter and the pictorial representation of the organic modelling which he offers in the second portrait.

Magdalena M. Moeller y Javier Arnaldo

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