Artistic Inspiration

Joan Mitchell

Untitled, 1961. Oil on canvas, 90 x 81 inches (228.6 x 205.7 cm). Collection of the Joan Mitchell Foundation. © Estate of Joan Mitchell.

Kees van Dongen

Avenue du Bois, ca. 1925. Oil on machine-primed canvas, 31 7/8 x 39 1/2 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Lehman Collection (1975), 1975.1.227, New York. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York.

Emile Bernard

The Entrance to Asnieres, the Haywagon, 1886. Oil on canvas, 53 x 45 cm. Private Collection.

Egon Schiele

Ceramics, 1918. Watercolor on paper. Private Collection.

Mischa Askenazy

Dorothy Reading, 1956. Oil on canvas, 33 x 26 inches. Museum Purchase, Barbara Ehrlich Memorial Fund, 1987.030.

Leonard da Vinci

Study of a Lily (Sketch), ca. 1480-85. Pen and ink and ochre wash with white heightening over black chalk, the outlines pricked, 31.4 x 17.7 cm. Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, London, UK, 912418. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014.

Pierre-Auguste Cot

The Storm, 1880. Oil on canvas, 92 1/4 x 61 3/4 inches (234.3 x 156.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe (1887), 87.15.134.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Chien de chasse (Hunting Dog), 1881. Oil on canvas, 33 x 42 cm. (13 x 16.5 inches). Private collection.

Betty Woodman

Pillow Pitcher. Ceramics, 21 x 21 x 14 in. (53.3 x 53.3 x 35.6 cm). Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Gift of Isabel and William Berley, Classes of 1947 and 1945, 99.078.135.