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Chauvet Cave (ca. 30,000 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Chauvet Cave (ca. 30,000 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Yes, I know this is not a painting, but it encapsulates my idea of da Vinci.  I have always loved da Vinci.  My love for da Vinci actually came before Renoir back when I was really young and I had to do a research paper on a person and so I chose him.  I was captivated by all of his pieces, but most especially the ones which focused on the beauty of the hair and face.  I enjoyed looking at how he captured curls and showed the delicacy of human features.

Yes, I know this is not a painting, but it encapsulates my idea of da Vinci. I have always loved da Vinci. My love for da Vinci actually came before Renoir back when I was really young and I had to do a research paper on a person and so I chose him. I was captivated by all of his pieces, but most especially the ones which focused on the beauty of the hair and face. I enjoyed looking at how he captured curls and showed the delicacy of human features.

Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art: Paolo Pagani, John Singer Sargent, Denijs Calvaert, Jacques Callot, Pierre Paul Prud'hon, Mariano Fortuny

Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art: Paolo Pagani, John Singer Sargent, Denijs Calvaert, Jacques Callot, Pierre Paul Prud'hon, Mariano Fortuny

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Phelps Stokes, 1897. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Edith Minturn Phelps Stokes (Mrs. I. N.), 1938 (38.104) | The Stokes were married on August 25, 1895, and the portrait by Sargent was a wedding gift from James A. Scrimse. Sargent's first intention was to paint a single portrait of Edith, but then he decided to paint her with a Great Dane. When the dog was no longer available I. N. Phelps Stokes took his…

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Phelps Stokes, 1897. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Edith Minturn Phelps Stokes (Mrs. I. N.), 1938 (38.104) | The Stokes were married on August 25, 1895, and the portrait by Sargent was a wedding gift from James A. Scrimse. Sargent's first intention was to paint a single portrait of Edith, but then he decided to paint her with a Great Dane. When the dog was no longer available I. N. Phelps Stokes took his…

Vincent Van Gogh, Cottage Garden (1888) CurkovicArtUnits / "Make You Mark" - Line Drawings

Vincent Van Gogh, Cottage Garden (1888) CurkovicArtUnits / "Make You Mark" - Line Drawings

Seated Woman, 1716–17  Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721)  Black, red, and white chalk

Seated Woman, 1716–17 Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721) Black, red, and white chalk

Colin Campbell Cooper (American, 1856–1937) View of New York City. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Margaret and Raymond J. Horowitz, 1983 (1983.531) #newyork #nyc

Colin Campbell Cooper (American, 1856–1937) View of New York City. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Margaret and Raymond J. Horowitz, 1983 (1983.531) #newyork #nyc

Edmund Henry Garrett (American, 1853–1929). Cottage Garden, Warwick, England. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld, 1977 (1977.426) #spring

Edmund Henry Garrett (American, 1853–1929). Cottage Garden, Warwick, England. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld, 1977 (1977.426) #spring

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