Sunday, September 15, 2019

The Ladder of Art -- Week #40


Cast your votes for up to four of these seven artists by Saturday September 21.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.


Well, where were we?



Last Week's Results

1. Chase: 6
2. Daubigny: 4
2.
Kitaj: 4
2. Ivanov: 4
5. de Stael: 3
5. Marin: 2
5. Hayter: 1



This Week's Contest



Jacopo Amigoni
1685-1752
Spanish

Tournament Record: Placed 403rd. Lost to Carl Andre and Alma-Tadema. 9 votes for, 17 votes against (.346).





Jacopo Della Quercia
1374 - 1438
Siennese

Tournament Record: Placed 404th. Lost to Sir Henry Raeburn, beat Francesco Primaticcio, and lost to Ljubov Popova. 10 votes for, 19 votes against (.345).





Donald Judd
1928 - 1994
American

Tournament Record: Tied for 405th. Lost to Frida Kahlo, beat Allen Jones, and lost to Gwen John. 13 votes for, 25 votes against (.342).





Alexander Ivanov
1806 - 1858
Russian; worked in Italy

Tournament Record: Placed 407th. Defeated Alexei von Jawlensky, then lost to Ingres and Ghiberti. 12 votes for, 24 votes against (.333).
  • Tied for Second in Week #39






R B Kitaj
1932 - 2007
American; worked in Britain

Tournament Record: Tied for 410th. Lost to Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Pierre Bonnard. 8 votes for, 16 votes against (.333).
  • Tied for Second in Week #38.
  • Tied for Second in Week #39, too.





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

Tournament Record: Placed 448th. Beat Robert Campin, then lost to Caravaggio and Alexander Calder. 7 votes for, 17 votes against (.292).
  • Placed First in Week #24. 
  • Placed First again in Week #26. 
  • Placed First again in Week #28. 
  • And again in Week #30. 
  • And again in Week #32. 
  • And again in Week #34.
  • And again in Week #36. 
  • And again in Week #38.





Charles-Fran├žois Daubigny
1817 - 1878
French

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. 
  • Placed Third in Week #24. 
  • Tied for First, Week #25.
  • Tied for First, Week #27. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #29. 
  • Placed Second, Week #30. 
  • Placed Second again, Week #31.
  • And again, Week #32. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #33.
  • Tied for Second again in Week #34. 
  • Tied for First, Week #35.
  • Tied for Second, Week #37. 
  • Tied for Second again in Week #38.
  • And again, Week #39.




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

8 comments:

Morgan said...

Judd, Ivanov, Kitaj, Canaletto!

Candida said...

Amigoni, Judd. I think I have Canaletto/Daubigny fatigue.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for "Judd, Kitaj, Canaletto & Daubigny."

Michael5000 said...

Like Candida, I've got Canaletto/Daubigny fatigue, but I'll vote for them out of this lot. And Della Quercia.

mrs.5000 said...

I'll vote for Canaletto and Della Quercia, and contemplate, but refrain from, driving a spike in Donald Judd's finely machined blandness.

Elliott said...

Amigoni, Judd, Daubigny, and Canaletto

Charlie said...

Amigoni, Daubigny, Canaletto, and Ivanov

Nora said...

Daubigny, Caletto, Judd, and Della Quercia