Monday, March 16, 2009

Philadelphia School of Painting

Last week we had a very interesting lecture on the Philadelphia school of painting by Patrick Connors, here are some of the artists we discussed:

Benjamin West, Death of General Wolfe, 1770 oil on canvas

Thomas Eakins (American, 1844 -1916), Singing a Pathetic Song, 1881 oil on canvas

Raphaelle Peale, A Dessert (Still Life with Lemons and Oranges), 1814, oil on panel,

The Torn Hat, 1820 Thomas Sully, American (born in England), 1783–1872

Arthur De Costa (b. 1921-2004), Seven Pears, 1960. Oil on canvas, 9-15/16 x 12-1/16 in

Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), Arcadia: Figure Study, Female Nude, ca. 1883. Oil on wood panel, 5-3/4 x 7-3/4 in

Thomas P. Anshutz (1851–1912) A Rose, 1907 Oil on canvas; 58 x 43 7/8 in.

Cecilia Beaux (American, 1855-1942). A Little Girl (Fanny Travis Cochran), 1887. Oil on canvas.

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