Saturday, March 12, 2011

The Ashmolean Oxford







This the oldest of Museums has had a revamp. Highly recommended. Here is a small taste of it.

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Blogger chris miller said...

Thanks for the trip to the museum!

Could you identify the artists responsible for the pieces in the last two pictures?

7:42 pm  
Blogger Robert said...

Winifred Turner (1903-1983)
Reclining Woman and Child 1930
Terracotta

then left to right

Lucile Passavant (born 1910)
Seated Female Nude
Terracotta


Aristide Maillol (1861 – 1944)
Nude Woman Kneeling c. 1900
Bronze

Aristide Maillol (1861 – 1944)
Nude Woman seated c. 1902
Caste Terracotta

8:35 pm  
Blogger chris miller said...

Thanks!

Coincidentally --- Both Turner and Passavant were listed on my sculpture site -- but without pictures, since I could never find any.

BTW - here's a story about my afternoon job

2:43 pm  
Blogger chris miller said...

Here's what I've learned about Mlle Passavant

5:25 pm  

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