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



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   Unit 2: week 5 | week 6 | week 7 | week 8
   Unit 3: week 10

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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

Thomas EAKINS (1844-1916)
The Gross Clinic
1875
Oil on canvas
2.44 x 1.98 m.
Philadelphia: Jefferson medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas EAKINS (1844-1916)
The Artist's Wife and His Setter Dog
c. 1884-89
Oil on canvas
76.2 x 58.4 cm.
New York: Metropolitan Museum
Thomas EAKINS (1844-1916)
The Concert Singer (Weda Cook)
1890-92
Oil on canvas
191.4 x 138.1 cm.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Thomas EAKINS (1844-1916)
Max Schmitt in a Single Scull
1871. Oil on canvas
81.9 x 117.5 cm.
New York: Metropolitan Museum

Thomas EAKINS (1844-1916)
The Swimming Hole
c. 1883-85.
Oil on canvas
68.5 x 91.4 cm.
Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum

Thomas EAKINS (1844-1916)
Motion Study: Male Nude Leaping
1884
Albumen print
2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
Edweard MUYBRIDGE (1830-1904)
Sally Gardner Running at a 1:40 Gait, 19 June, 1878
1878
Wet-plate photography
Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences

Hector GUIMARD (1867-1942)
Maison Coilliot
1897
Lille

Hector GUIMARD (1867-1942)
Paris Métro Stations
1900
Wrought iron and glass
Paris
Gustav SERRURIER-BOVY and Réné DULONG
Pavillon Bleu
1900
Paris: Exposition Universelle
Art Nouveau Bing Pavilion
Paris: Exposition Universelle
Henri de TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901)
Jane Avril
1893
Lithograph
129 x 94 cm.
San Diego Museum of Art
Louis MAJORELLE
"Water lily" desk
Made for the Exposition Universelle de Paris
1900
Mahogany, veneer, and leather with gilt-bronze mounts
99 x 132 x 84 cm.
Musée de l'École de Nancy
Victor HORTA (1861-1947)
Stairway
1892-93
Brussels: Tassel House

Victor HORTA (1861-1947)
Octagonal stair hall
1895
Brussels: Hôtel Van Eetvelde

Antonio GAUDÍ (1852-1926)
Serpentine bench
1900-14
Barcelona: Güell Park

Antonio GAUDÍ (1852-1926)
Chapel of Colonia Güell
1894-1914
Barcelona
Antonio GAUDÍ (1852-1926)
Casa Milá
1905-07
Barcelona
Otto WAGNER (1841-1918)
Post Office Savings Bank
1904-06
Vienna
Joseph Maria OLBRICH
Secession Building
begun 1898
Vienna
Josef HOFFMAN (1870-1955)
Palais Stoclet
1905-11
Brussels
osef HOFFMAN (1870-1955)
Palais Stoclet, dining room
1905-11
Brussels

Gustav KLIMT (1862-1918)
Expectation
c. 1905-08
Tempera, watercolor, chalk, pencil, gold and silver leaf
Brussels: Palais Stoclet

Gustav KLIMT (1862-1918)
Fulfillment
c. 1905-08
Tempera, watercolor, chalk, pencil, gold and silver leaf
Brussels: Palais Stoclet
Gustav KLIMT (1862-1918)
The Kiss
1907-08
Oil on canvas
1.8 x 1.83 cm.
Vienna: Östereichische Nationalbibliothek
Louis Comfort TIFFANY (1848-1933)
"Dragonfly" table lamp
c. 1900.
Favrile glass and bronze
Henri-Ernest DABAULT
Eve brooch
1901
Silver enameled and gilt, opals, and coral pearls
10.5 cm.
Private collection
René LALIQUE
Dragonfly Woman
corsage ornament
c. 1897-98
Gold, enamel, chrysoprase, moonstones, and diamonds Liscon: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
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