Saturday, May 11, 2019

The Ladder of Art -- Week #24

Cast your votes for up to four of these seven artists by Friday May 17.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.

Last Week's Results

This Week's Contest

1697 - 1768
Italian (Venetian); also worked in England

Tournament Record: Placed 447th. Beat Robert Campin, then lost to Caravaggio and Alexander Calder. 7 votes for, 17 votes against (.292).

Mario Merz
1925 - 2003

Tournament Record: Placed 448th. Lost to Gabriel Metsu and Gerard Dou. 7 votes for, 17 votes against (.292).

Francesco Zuccarelli
1702 - 1788
Florentine; worked in Venice and Britain

Tournament Record: Tied for 451st. Lost to Francisco de Zurbar├ín and Marcel Duchamp. 
6 votes for, 15 votes against (.286).
  • Placed Second in Week #23.

Willem Kalf
1622 - 1693

Tournament Record: Tied for 454th. Lost to Wassily Kandinsky and Richard Parkes Bonington.
  • Tied for First in Week #22.

Sir Edwin Landseer
1802 - 1873

Tournament Record: Placed 457th. Beat Nicolas Lancret before losing to Georges de La Tour and Thomas Cole.  10 votes for, 26 votes against (.278).
  • Tied for Third, Week #21.
  • Placed Fourth, Week #22.
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #23.

Bernardino Luini
c. 1481 - 1532

Tournament Record: Tied for 461st. Lost to Mabuse, AKA Jan Gossaert, and to Aristide Maillol. 6 votes for, 17 votes against (.261).
  • Tied for First in Week #19. 
  • Tied for Third in Week #21. 
  • Placed Third in Week #22. 
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #23.

Charles-Fran├žois Daubigny
1817 - 1878

Tournament Record: Placed 505th.  Lost to Salvador Dali and Aelbert Cuyp. 4 votes for, 26 votes against (.133).
  • Finished First in Ladder Week #2.
  • Finished First again in Week #4.
  • ...and again in Week #6.
  • ...and in Week #8.
  • ...and in Week #10. 
  • ...and in Week #12. 
  • ...and in Week #14. 
  • ...and in Week #16.
  • ...and in Week #18. 
  • ...and in Week #20. 
  • Tied for First, Week #22.

Cast up to four votes in the comments by Friday morning!


Nora said...

Canaletto, Kalf, Daubigny, and Landseer

boonec1974 said...

Daubigny obviously. Kalf for sure. And I want to vote against Landseer, but I really like Luini and Canaletto, so I'll hold off on my negative attack vote for this stage.

Morgan said...

I'll take the first four.

Candida said...

Canaletto, Daubigny, Landseer, Zuccarelli.

mrs.5000 said...

Canaletto, Kalf, Luini, Daubigny

Michael5000 said...

Susan says: "Canaletto, Kalf, Luini, Daubigny"

Michael5000 said...

Then there's me. I'll vote for Kalf and Luini.

Elliott said...

Canaletto, Landseer, and Zuccarelli. A negative vote for Merz.