Tag Archives: 1900’s

1900: Triptych

Constantin Meunier: Mine Triptych (Descent, Calvary, Ascent) (c. 1900)

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1906: Martyr

F. Holland Day – Saint Sebastian (1906) Although the traditional iconography shows Saint Sebastian pierced by arrows, this is not actually how he dies and becomes a martyr. The 13th century Legenda aurea, a collection of hagiographies by Jacobus de … Continue reading

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1900: Landscape

Giuseppe Pelizza da Volpedo: Landscape (1900)

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1907: The Boat of the Ideal

Constant Montald: The Boat of the Ideal (1907)

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1907: Kampen, Sylt

Wenzel Hablik: Kampen, Sylt: Dark Clouds, Mudflats (1907)

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1907: Iron and Steel

Eugen Bracht: Hoesch Iron and Steel Works, Dortmund (1907)

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1907: Landscape with Sign

Léon Spilliaert: Landscape with Sign, Nocturne (circa 1907)

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1906: Entrance to Paradise

Wilhelm Bernatzik: Entrance to Paradise (1906)

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1904: Buy Your Chair Under a Chair

Founded in the 1850’s by Swiss immigrants from Cincinnati, Tell City, Indiana was originally a planned community in which land was distributed by lottery and everyone was guaranteed a job. One of the first businesses in the town was the … Continue reading

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1901: Am I So Very Ugly?

Walter Crane: “Am I so very ugly?” —illustration for Beauty and the Beast (ca. 1901)

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