The Woman in Red - Giovanni Boldini. Born in Ferrara, Italy in 1845. Like Sargent, he had an international career, working mainly in Paris, but also in England where he was well known in London. By the turn of the century Boldini had become the most sought after portrait painter in Paris, achieving such a success that his reputation equaled that of Sargent's in London. He was renowned as a colorist and technician, and his works are considered very much Parisian.
Irises, Saint-Remy, c.1889 by Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh's "Irises," painted toward the end of his career, sold for a record-breaking 53.9 million dollars in 1987. The painting was purchased by the Getty Museum just three years later, and was one of their collections crown jewels when the museum opened to the public in 1997. Art print from Art.com.
"Sugar shack" by Ernie barnes is one of my favorite paintings for as long as i could remember. My grandparents had this painting in their house it brings so many pleasant memories i plan to buy this for my first apartment !
In the study of art dealer Patrick Perrin, over a desk that once belonged to the French painter Gustave Caillebotte, a densely hung collection of drawings includes work by Fragonard, Le Brun, Boilly, a Millet ink drawing of a house, and a Cocteau sketch of a faun