ARTH 260 * Introduction to Art History * Professor Sarah Benson * Spring 2005



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   Unit 1: week 1 | week 2 | week 3 | week 4
   Unit 2: week 5 | week 6 | week 7

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online resources
Cornell Library | Grove Dictionary of Art | Encyclopaedia Britannica | Oxford Dictionary of Art | Oxford Companion to Western Art | Oxford Dictionary of Architecture | History of Art Dept. | Cornell Homepage

Camille PISSARRO (1830-1903)
Capital from the Social Turpitudes
1889
Pen and brown ink over pencil on glazed paper
31.5 x 24.5 cm.
Camille PISSARRO (1830-1903)
The Seine at La Grenouillère
c. 1869
Oil on canvas
35 x 46 cm.
Collection of the Early of Jersey
Camille PISSARRO (1830-1903)
Factory Near Pontoise
1873
Oil on canvas
45.7 x 54.6 cm.
Springfield, MA: Museum of Fine Arts

Camille PISSARRO (1830-1903)
The Oise in Spate
1873
Oil on canvas
39 x 47 cm.
Collection of the Earl of Jersey

Camille PISSARRO (1830-1903)
View From My Window, Eragny
1886-88
Oil on canvas
65 x 81 cm.
Oxford: Ashmolean Museum

Georges SEURAT (1859-91)
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte
1884-86
Oil on canvas
2.07 x 3.08 m.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Georges SEURAT (1859-91)
Final study for Chahut
1889
Oil on canvas
55.6 x 46.7 cm.
Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Georges SEURAT (1859-91)
Chahut
1889-90
Oil on canvas
168.9 x 140.9 cm.
Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller
Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
The Sower (after MILLET)
1881
Pencil drawing
Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum
Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
The Potato Eaters
1885
Oil on canvas
82 x 114 cm.
Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum
Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Self-Portrait in Grey Felt Hat
1887
Oil on canvas
44 x 37.5 cm.
Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum
Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Portrait of Père Tanguy
1887-88
Oil on canvas
92 x 75 cm.

Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Self-Portrait in a Straw Hat
1887
Oil on canvas
Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum

Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Self-Portrait as a Painter
1888
Oil on Canvas
65.5 X 50.5 cm.
Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum

Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Large Plane Trees
1889
Oil on canvas
73.4 x 91.8 cm.
Cleveland Museum of Art

Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear
1889
Oil on canvas
Private collection
Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Starry Night
1889
Oil on canvas
73 x 93 cm.
New York: Museum of Modern Art

Alexandre-Gustave EIFFEL (1832-1923)
Garabit Viaduct
1884. Steel
Width of arch
165 m.
Truyère Valley, France

Alexandre-Gustave EIFFEL (1832-1923)
Eiffel Tower
1887-1889
Cast iron
Height: 300 m.
Paris

Frédéric-Auguste BARTHOLDI (1834-1904)
Statue of Liberty
completed 1885
Copper cladding over cast-iron frame
46.5 m. (151' 1")
Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor

Victor COTAMIN (engineer) and Charles-Louis-Ferdinand DUTERT (architect)
Galerie des Machines
completed 1889
Cast iron and glass
Width 375 feet
Paris (demolished)
Arab House
1889
Printed illustration from GARNIER and AMMANN, L'Habitation humaine
Rue du Caire
1889
Printed illustration from L'Exposition de Paris
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