Unique Images of Women
Ginevra de’ Benci Leonardo Da Vinci <ul><li>Three quarter pose is innovative. </li></ul><ul><li>Her face is framed by Juni...
Venus of Urbino Titian <ul><li>Unapologetically erotic. </li></ul><ul><li>However, since it is a Venus and not an actual w...
La Liberté guidant le peuple Eug è ne Delacroix   <ul><li>She is wearing a Phrygian cap-symbolic of the French Revolution....
Symphony in White James McNiell Whistler <ul><li>This is of Whistler’s mistress, Joanna Heffernan. </li></ul><ul><li>Was s...
Monna Vanna Dante Gabriel Rossetti <ul><li>Reflects the artist’s relationship with women. </li></ul><ul><li>Femme fatales....
Girl with a Watering Can Renoir <ul><li>The child does not have an identity. </li></ul><ul><li>Became a staple for Renoir’...
Madame X John Singer Sargent <ul><li>Portrait of Madam Gautreau. </li></ul><ul><li>Salacious because of it’s obvious sensu...
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon   Pablo Picasso <ul><li>Inspired by African Motifs, there are African tribal mask references on ...
Adele Bloch-Bauer Gustav Klimt   <ul><li>Sold in 2006 for a record $135 million, the most expensive painting sold (as of J...
References <ul><li>National Gallery of Art, (2007). Retrieved July 20, 2007, from National Gallery of Art Web site:  http:...
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  1. 1. Unique Images of Women
  2. 2. Ginevra de’ Benci Leonardo Da Vinci <ul><li>Three quarter pose is innovative. </li></ul><ul><li>Her face is framed by Juniper and is a pun on her name. </li></ul><ul><li>Juniper was the symbol for chastity, the greatest virtue a Renaissance woman could possess. </li></ul><ul><li>Painted in 1474/78. </li></ul><ul><li>She is shown outdoors and not in the confines of a home. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Venus of Urbino Titian <ul><li>Unapologetically erotic. </li></ul><ul><li>However, since it is a Venus and not an actual woman- the sexuality is not as scandalous. </li></ul><ul><li>Dog suggests fidelity. </li></ul><ul><li>Was a wedding gift for the Duke of Urbino’s young bride. </li></ul><ul><li>Painted in 1538. </li></ul>
  4. 4. La Liberté guidant le peuple Eug è ne Delacroix <ul><li>She is wearing a Phrygian cap-symbolic of the French Revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>Was considered “ignoble” since she is barefoot and bare breasted. </li></ul><ul><li>Mixture of classes portrayed in the painting. </li></ul><ul><li>Allegorical goddess figure and a woman of the people </li></ul>
  5. 5. Symphony in White James McNiell Whistler <ul><li>This is of Whistler’s mistress, Joanna Heffernan. </li></ul><ul><li>Was submitted to the Salon in Paris as the Girl in White, it was refused. </li></ul><ul><li>Art for art sake purely appeals to the aesthetic. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection of Japanese Prints on the rug. </li></ul><ul><li>Painted in 1862. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Monna Vanna Dante Gabriel Rossetti <ul><li>Reflects the artist’s relationship with women. </li></ul><ul><li>Femme fatales. </li></ul><ul><li>Recent death of his wife by suicide, one can detect the subtle note of melancholy beneath the striking beauty. </li></ul><ul><li>Circular motion within the portrait. </li></ul><ul><li>Painted in 1866. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Girl with a Watering Can Renoir <ul><li>The child does not have an identity. </li></ul><ul><li>Became a staple for Renoir’s repertoire. </li></ul><ul><li>Depicts innocence. </li></ul><ul><li>Mature style of impressionism. </li></ul><ul><li>Painted in 1876. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Madame X John Singer Sargent <ul><li>Portrait of Madam Gautreau. </li></ul><ul><li>Salacious because of it’s obvious sensuality. </li></ul><ul><li>Imposes on the viewer. </li></ul><ul><li>Caused an uproar in the Paris Salon when it was exhibited. </li></ul><ul><li>Painted in 1884. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon Pablo Picasso <ul><li>Inspired by African Motifs, there are African tribal mask references on the faces. </li></ul><ul><li>Some say the variety of styles that the women are painted in was deliberate. </li></ul><ul><li>Seminal work, painted in 1907. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Adele Bloch-Bauer Gustav Klimt <ul><li>Sold in 2006 for a record $135 million, the most expensive painting sold (as of June 2006). </li></ul><ul><li>Made of oil and gold on canvas. </li></ul><ul><li>Decorative art style, or made in Jugenstil. </li></ul><ul><li>Only model Klimt ever painted twice, this portrait was painted in 1907. </li></ul><ul><li>Lauder, the buyer has been attempting to Recover Jewish owned art that was looted and taken by the Nazis. </li></ul>
  11. 11. References <ul><li>National Gallery of Art, (2007). Retrieved July 20, 2007, from National Gallery of Art Web site: http://www.nga.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wikepedia Foundation Inc., (2007). from Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia Web site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page </li></ul><ul><li>(2007). Retrieved July 20, 2007, from Tate Online Web site: http://www.tate.org.uk/ </li></ul>
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