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Dictionary of pastellists before 1800

PANORAMA - A SELECTION OF PASTELS BETWEEN 1660 AND 1800

The development of pastel in various schools over the main period covered by the Dictionary is illustrated by this personal selection of works. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image. For full details of location, literature etc. consult the article for the relevant artist.

Date

Italy, Spain

France

Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Scandinavia

Britain, America

1660

 

Nanteuil, Autoportrait (Uffizi)

Nanteuil, Pomponne

W. Vaillant, Louis XIV

Ashfield, Man (Yale)

Greenhill, Lady Twysden (British Museum)

1680

 

Le Brun, Silvestre (Reims)

 

Faithorne, Dare (Ashmolean)

1700

Luti, Head (LACMA)

Vivien, Girardon (Louvre)

 

Luttrell, priest

1720

Carriera, Enrichetta (Uffizi)

Fratellini, cssa Bolognetti

Lundberg, Tessin

Lemoyne, Louis XV (Getty)

 

 

1730

Carriera, Lord Boyne (MMA)

Coypel, marquise de Lamure (Worcester)

La Tour, Auto (Louvre)

 

Pond, Lord Holland

1740

Nogari, Vecchia dama (Washington)

La Tour, Le président de Rieux (Getty)

La Tour, Dumont le romain

Troost, Nemo loquebatur (Mauritshuis)

Mengs, J. C. Mengs (Rijksmuseum)

Hoare, Self-portrait (Bath)

1745

 

La Tour, Duval (Gulbenkian)

Liotard, Algarotti (Rijksmuseum)

Knapton, children of Prince of Wales (Royal Collection)

 

Perronneau, Lemoyne (Chicago)

Nattier, Mme Royer

Vigée, dame

Roslin, Friedrich Markgraf von Bayreuth (Erlangen)

 

1750

 

Valade, La comtesse de Sénozan (Detroit)

Liotard, Lady Fawkener (Compton Verney)

Handmann, Euler (Basel)

Cotes, Gulston brothers (Getty)

1755

Rotari, Jeune femme

Pavona, Friedrich Markgraf von Bayreuth (Erlangen)

Perronneau, Journu (MMA)

La Tour, Marie Fel (Saint-Quentin)

Perronneau, Cars (Louvre)

Mengs, Plaisir (MMA)

 

1760

 

Boucher, Sireul

Valade, Loriot (Saint-Quentin)

Bernard, inconnu

Liotard, Maria Theresia (Rijksmuseum)

Read, Fitzroy children

1765

 

Greuze, Heureuse mère (Washington, NGA)

Lenoir, Lekain (Louvre)

Glain, Lady Grimston

Guillibaud, Mme de Vermenoux

Liotard, Vue de Genève (Rijksmuseum)

Gainsborough, Duchess of Marlborough

Cotes, Queen Charlotte

1770

Tiepolo, Tipos populares (Madrid)

Saint-Michel, Lobkowicz

Mme Roslin, Pigalle (Louvre)

Chardin, Auto (Louvre)

Marteau, Loyko

Lion, Misses Carpenter

Copley, Mrs Joseph Barrell (Boston)

1775

 

Labille-Guiard, Pajou (Louvre)

Fragonard, Sophie (Besançon)

Loir, Belle (Louvre)

J. P. Bach, Georg Wilhelm von Hessen-Darmstadt (Huis Doorn)

Gardner, Rushout family

1780

Pillement, Naufrage

Boze, Auto (Louvre)

Vigée Le Brun, La duchesse de Guiche

 

 

1785

 

Ducreux, Vieille dame

Mme Gault de Saint-Germain, Jeune femme (Warsaw)

Darbes, Friederike Luise (Potsdam)

Juel, Caroline & Conrad Moe (Copenhagen)

Russell, Mrs O'Shea (Cognacq-Jay)

 

 

1790

 

Kucharski, Mme Walbonne (Louvre)

Schröder, Friedrich Wilhelm III. (Huis Dorn)

Hamilton, Canova's studio (V&A)

 

Capet, Chénier (Stanford)

Lauer, Königin Luise (Potsdam)

Tischbein, Wilhelmine van Oranje-Nassau (Rijksmuseum)

Russell, Love songs and matches (Bath)

1800

 

Prud'hon, Catherine Schimmelpenninck (Rijksmuseum)

Hodges, Schimmelpenninck (Rijksmuseum)

Sharples, Saint-Mery (MMA)