Sunday, October 16, 2005

Who is this artist?



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This is a sketch from my trip to the Houston Museum of Fine Art. I made a list of all the artist's I really liked so I could google them to do research later. But I must have forgotten to write this one down. Without posting the original painting, I was wondering if anyone out there could name the artist from my sketch? I'd really like to know.

Good Luck!

18 comments:

Cin said...

so is this a portrait by you of the artist? or is this a sketch of the painting by the artist who's name you don't remember? either way, great sketch and I don't know :)

(and yes my sketch was supposed to be Ronda)

Cin said...

*smacks head* duh, if it was a portrait of the artist then you'd know his name, sorry not thinking

Chuck Rose said...

I love to listen to you think! Yep, it's a paintinng by an artist whose name I can't remember.

"Maggie" said...

Can't help you either, but a great sketch none the less!

Carolyn said...

Hmmm... I don't know either but he is cool.

Sparky said...

If I'm not mistaken, it's Caravaggio.

Chuck Rose said...

Wally, are you pulling my leg? If not, this was an impressionist so that puts the C-man out.

Knitting Painter Woman said...

Awesome sketch... the subject reminds me (for some reason) of Oscar Wilde, but I'd have NO idea of the artist.

Rachael said...

This is absolutely NOT a Caravaggio (can tell from a) the pose and b) the face. THis looks like an Egon Schiele in the hands, pose and face.

Chuck Rose said...

Good guess, I'm familiar Schiele though, and it's not his. This is the work of an impressionist.

And I do think there are similarities to Oscar Wildae. :-)

Handbound said...

I was thinking it looks like one of David Hockney's sketches. I agree. It is absolutely not a Caravagio. Do we win a prize for guessing?

On another subject; I wonder why on earth you are struggling to paint. You are such a fine drawer. Really nice work.

Chuck Rose said...

Hi Ashley. Welcome. The struggle for me is finding the time to paint. I would like to reach a professional level. And to do that I think I need to devote the time to my art that I devote to current job. Which leaves me nights and weekends. But I am also a father of three and a husnad. There's always something else to do. But I am getrting better at finding the time.

BTW, your hand made books are beautiful.

Amanda said...

Degas?

Chuck Rose said...

Sorry Amanda. I have emailed the museum. Hopefully we will hear from them tomorrow.

Carolyn said...

Hi Chuck! Still no answer?!!! ===(gritting teeth)===
the tension is mounting!

Hey, I'm glad you got the shirt! Thank you thank you! I hope your daughter likes it!

Rachael said...

Hmmm... not Schiele, then it has to be Oskar Kokoschka- similar faces, similar hands...

Amanda said...

ok, I just want you to know I lost an hour of work last night trying to figure this out. I even visited the museum site. I'm sticking with Degas...lanky, long snout, lack of facial hair, etc. But then again maybe not...this guy is too coifed. Hugh Grant?

Anonymous said...

This answer might be coming a little late, since you posed the question in 2005...but I think the artist is Frantisek Kupka. I was just messing around on google, and a series of links brought me to your page. :)