Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Infinite Art Tournament, Left Bracket Third Round: Jordaens v. Ingres!

Back to the Left Bracket Third Round, for a clash of the 17th and 19th centuries.  Ingres got here through a loss to the American Edward Hopper; Jordaens by two close wins over Jasper Johns and Gwen John.  Ms. John leaves the Tournament with a 2-2 record and a very respectful 28-25 (.528) vote total.



Jacob Jordaens
1593 - 1678
Dutch






Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
1790 - 1867
French
  • Beat Victorian painter William Holman Hunt by a two-vote swing in Round 1. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
  • Crushed Alexander Ivanov in Round 2.
  • Lost to Edward Hopper in Round 3.





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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.

11 comments:

Christine M. said...

There's something very serene about Ingres, even if he seems to add extra vertebrae.

Morgan said...

Ingres.

mrs.5000 said...

Jordaens, by a sheep's nose.

Ben said...

Jordaens

Michael5000 said...

There's a split vote on the Facebook feed, one vote apiece.

pfly said...

Ingres

DrSchnell said...

Ingres

boonec1974 said...

Ingres

Michael5000 said...

I thought I might feel conflicted about this one, but one look and I'm all for Jordaens.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for Jordaens.

Candida said...

Jordaens.