Jacopo Bassano beat Pompeo Batoni 8-4 in the First Round, but it didn't do him much good in the end. Both artists get knocked out of the tournament this week with records of 1-2, Batoni (12 cumulative votes for, 21 against) falling to Frederic Bazille and Bassano (16-21) overpowered by Gentile Bellini.
Today's contestants are also the duo that handed German abstract painter Willi Baumeister his double eliminations, but Bazille had a greater margin of victory. Does it follow that Bazille will make it past Gentile Bellini? Let's find out!
1841 - 1870
- Defeated Willi Baumeister in Round 1.
- Lost to Max Beckmann in Round 2 by mere two votes -- YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
- Crushed Pompeo Batoni in the Left Bracket Second Round.
c.1429 - 1507
- Lost to Max Beckmann in Round 1.
- Defeated Willi Baumeister in Left Bracket First-Round Elimination by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!
- Made it past Jacopo Bassano in theLeft Bracket Second Round by a safe margin.
Vote for the artist of your choice in the comments, or any other way that works for you. Commentary and links to additional work are welcome. Polls open for at least one month past posting, but likely much longer.