Artistic Inspiration

Erich Heckel

Windmill at Dangast, 1909. Oil on canvas, 71 x 80.5 cm. William LehmbruckMuseum, Center for International Sculpture, Duisburg. © Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen.

Paul Signac

Fishing Boats, date unkown. Charcoal, watercolour and traces of bodycolour on paper, 202 x 278 mm. The Fitzwilliam Museum, The University of Cambridge, Cambridge. Bequeathed by Frank Hindley Smith, 1939, no.2413.

Honore Daumier

Two Drinkers (Les Deux buveurs), ca. 1858. Oil on panel, 8 15/16 x 11 3/8 in. (22.7 x 28.9 cm). The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, BF1197. © 2014 The Barnes Foundation.

Edgar Degas

Combing the Hair (La Coiffure), ca. 1896. Oil on canvas, 114.3 x 146.7 cm. Purchased 1937, The National Gallery, London, NG4865.

Robert Motherwell

The Door, July 1943. Watercolor and ink on paper mounted on board, 13 1/4 x 10 in. (33.7 x 25.4 cm.). Private collection. © Dedalus Foundation, Inc/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

Albert Marquet

Le Pont St. Michel, 1910. Oil on canvas, 21 x 25 in. (53.34 x 63.5 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Bright (M.61.41.2).

Pierre Bonnard

Marthe nue sur son lit (Martha Naked on her Bed), ca. 1903. Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947). Oil on board laid down on panel (huile sur panneau). Galerie Schmit Inventory Catalogue.

Henri Matisse

Portrait of Lydia Delectorskaya, 1947. Oil on canvas. 64.5 x 49.5 cm. The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, gift of Lydia Delectorskaya (1967).

Arthur B. Davies

Reclining Woman, 1913. Pastel on gray Japanese paper, 11 1/4 x 15 in. (28.6 x 38.1 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949 (49.70.54).