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#668544 - 03/08/11 01:46 PM Naming Famous Artists (Revisited)
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Let's begin guessing famous artists once again.
This has become a very popular thread in the Art Appreciation Forum.
Today I'd like to display this watercolor.
Does anyone know who this artist might be?





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#668924 - 03/09/11 05:13 PM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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J.M.W.Turner? Is it one of his wonderful little watercolors?

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#669483 - 03/12/11 12:57 AM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Claybird]
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Vinci?

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#669484 - 03/12/11 01:41 AM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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Definitely Turner. I couldn't name it, but I'm sure I've seen it in the Tate.
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#669589 - 03/12/11 05:48 PM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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Claybird, you were the first to guess correctly.

The painting is "The Scarlet Sunset" (1830-1840) by Joseph Mallard Turner.

And yes, Mona, you were also correct, it can be seen at the Tate, London.
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#669593 - 03/12/11 06:18 PM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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Here's another painting for you to guess the artist.

It's not a particularly attractive piece, but it is significant in the career of this artist.
Any idea who may have painted this?



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#669738 - 03/13/11 12:47 PM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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Hint: this artist's painting with the same theme was sold in 2006 for $13 million.

Take a guess!
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#669985 - 03/14/11 07:02 AM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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OK, process of elimination.

It's not Chardin or Francis Bacon who also painted sides of beef.

A similar painting by the same artist was shown in a Julia Robert's movie.

Are you any closer to guessing the identity of the artist?
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#670037 - 03/14/11 09:33 AM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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My first thought was Bacon. It certainly isn't Rembrandt!

There's something familiar about it, but I can't place it.
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#670238 - 03/14/11 07:59 PM Re: Naming Famous Artists (Revisited) [Re: Art Appreciation]
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Hint: this is a twentieth century artist.
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