Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Infinite Art Tournament Left Bracket Second-Round Elimination TIEBREAK: Raeburn v. Renoir!


Here's the back half of the Second-Round Elimination Tiebreak that we kicked off last week.



Sir Henry Raeburn
1756 - 1823
British






Pierre Auguste Renoir
1841 - 1919
French






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.

10 comments:

Christine M. said...

Raeburn

Morgan said...

Renoir, without much deliberation.

Michael5000 said...

Rebecca says "Ugh, Renoir is the WORST," which I construe as a vote for Raeburn.

Mariah, also on Facebook, says "Neither. Or both. Renoir had the technique, but Raeburn had the subjects with attitude."

Maddy said...

Raeburn.

DrSchnell said...

Raeburn

mrs.5000 said...

Raeburn has grown on me quite a bit, and if this were a tournament of portrait painters he'd win hands-down. But I am going with Renoir, because he took on so much more: people in the landscape, in swirling crowds. Cities, gardens, still life, light. Raeburn seems inadequately restless to be quite a great artist, with his dull, dark backgrounds.

boonec1974 said...

Renoir

Nichim said...

Raeburn. Though I feel that my reaction to Renoir is due somewhat to overexposure.

pfly said...

Renoir

Michael5000 said...

Renoir. I know we're not supposed to like him anymore, but I'm generally pretty charmed when I meet him in a museum.