Portrait of Ludovico Capponi by Agnolo di Cosimo ("Il Bronzino," Italian, 1503-1572), 1551
Édouard Vuillard (French, 1868–1940). Self-Portrait with Waroquy, 1889. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alex M. Lewyt, 1955 (55.173) | In his sober, high-collared garment, the pensive twenty-three year old Vuillard might be taken for a civil servant or a clergyman. Only the palette and paintbrushes in his right hand identify him as a painter.
David Emanuel (British, born 1952). Wedding ensemble, 1982. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of David and Elizabeth Emanuel, 1982 (1982.157.1a–d)
Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935). The Water Garden, 1909. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Partial and Promised Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Dillon, 1994 (1994.450) | This painting is thought to have been executed on the property of a friend in East Hampton who had a beautiful lily pond surrounded by irises. #iris #flower