Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Infinite Art Tournament, First Elimination Round #49/64

Faceoff #1: Reni v. Reynolds

Guido Reni
1575 - 1642

Lost to Rembrandt in Round 1.


Sir Joshua Reynolds
1723 - 1792

Lost to Renoir in Round 1.

Faceoff #2: Richter v. Della Robbia

Gerhard Richter
Born 1932

Lost to José de Ribera by a two-vote swing in Round 1.


Luca Della Robbia
1400 - 1482

Trounced by Diego Rivera in Round 1.

Vote for the two artists of your choice! Votes generally go in the comments, but have been known to arrive by email, by postcard, or in a sealed envelope.

Please note that you may vote only once in each face-off.  Opining that both of the artists in one of the two face-offs is superior to the other is fine, but casting your votes for two artists in the same face-off is not permissible.


Alex said...

Guido Reni and Gerhard Richter

Christine M. said...

Guido Reni and Gerhard Richter

Nichim said...

Reni and Richter

mrs.5000 said...

Oh, I think the Italians have it once again. Reno and Della Robbia. But check your title in the second match.

Morgan said...

Man, like, none of them? I'll go Reni and Richter.

boonec1974 said...

Reni and Della Robia

Michael5000 said...

Susan says #1 - Reynolds #2 - Richter

pfly said...

Reni, who had bad luck in first match. And Richter. The way the baby is breaking his mom's neck in that first Robbia sculpture freaks me out.

Michael5000 said...

Aw man, Richter and Della Robbia should both have won the First Round. I mean, in my opinion. And let's give it to Reynolds up top.

Candida said...

There's just something about Reynolds that I like. I don't love it, always, but I like it enough to give him the vote here.

And Della Robbia is good with me.

Michael5000 said...

So, after clarifying that my first vote up there was for Richter, our vote tallies are Reni 7, Reynolds 3; and Richter 7, Robbia 3. Alas, Reynolds an Robbia enter the ranks of the 2 and out. We'll see the other guys this week.