ObeliskTimeline of Art


Berthe Morisot, 1888

Seaside Inlet, Concarneau, France

Cecilia Beaux, 1888

Self-portrait as an Artist

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Self Portrait in the role of Jean Valjean

Paul Gauguin, 1888


Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

The First and Last Communion

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1888

The First Mourning

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1888

The Red Vineyard

Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

The Roses of Heliogabalus

Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1888

I AM emphatically of opinion that the best Art of modern times is as good as any of its kind that has gone before, and furthermore, that the best Art of England can hold its own against the world.

Thoughts on our Art of Today

John Everett Millais, 1888

Unexpected Visitors

Ilya Repin, 1884-1888

We’re in the presence of an unspoiled creature with the instincts of a wild beast. With Gauguin, blood and sex have the edge over ambition.

Van Gogh and Gauguin to Emile Bernard

Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Washington Monument

Robert Mills, 1848-1888

"...don't lose your temper and spoil our fun. After all, it isn't every day we come to Paris and good heavens, since we've seen all these lovely things at the Fair!"

A Visit to the 1889 Fair — a play by Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau, 1889

A Wheatfield, with Cypresses (September 1889)

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Closed Eyes

Odilon Redon, 1889

Col. William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody

Rosa Bonheur, 1889

Flower Girls

Olga Boznańska, 1889

Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Funerary Portrait of Jacques Damala

Sarah Bernhardt, 1889

Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Olive Trees

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Patriotic Games

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, 1883-1889

For 2 months I’ve been working on a large sculpture , and I dare believe that it’s the best thing I’ve done up to now ... A monster who looks like me is taking the hand of a naked woman —

Gauguin to Vincent Van Gogh

Paul Gauguin, 1889

Portrait of Doctor Felix Rey

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Portrait of Trabuc - Attendant at Saint Paul Hospital

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Self-portrait 1889

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

The Agnew Clinic

Thomas Eakins, 1889

The purpose of applying art: to add beauty to the results of the work of man and to add pleasure to the work itself

The Arts and Crafts of Today

William Morris, 1889

The Birds Nest, or In The Woods

Elizabeth Jane Gardner, 1889

I am distressed, almost discouraged, and fatigued to the point of feeling slightly ill. What I am doing is no good, and in spite of your confidence I am very much afraid that my efforts will all lead to nothing.

The despair of painting nature - Letters to Gustave Geffroy

Claude Monet, 1889

The First Meeting of Petrarch and Laura

Marie Spartali Stillman, 1889

The Ghost of Akugenta Yoshihira

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1889

The Hangover

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1887-1889

The Little Shepherdess

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1889

The Pheasant

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1889

The Starry Night

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

The Yellow Christ

Paul Gauguin, 1889

Two Girls on a Lawn

John Singer Sargent, 1889

Wheat Field with Cypresses

Vincent Van Gogh, 1889
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