Saturday, November 9, 2019

The Ladder of Art -- Week #47


Cast your votes for up to four of these seven artists by Friday November 15.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.




Last Week's Results

1. Daubigny: 8
2. Canaletto: 7
2. Holbein: 7
4. Beccafumi: 3
5. Murillo: 2
5. Batoni: 2
7. Judd: 0



This Week's Contest



James Rosenquist
1933 - 2017
American

Tournament Record: Tied for 387th. Defeated Rosselli, lost to Bernini and Rodin. 12 votes for, 21 against (.364).






Perugino
1447ish - 1523
Italian

Tournament Record: Tied for 383rd. Lost to Francis Picabia, beat Max Pechstein, then lost to Piero di Cosimo. 11 votes for, 19 against (.367).







Palma Vecchio
1480ish - 1528
Venetian

Tournament Record: Tied for 383rd. Beat Johann Friedrich Overbeck, then lost to Pannini and Bryan Organ. 11 votes for, 19 against (.367).







Domenico Beccafumi
c.1486 - 1551
Italian

Tournament Record: Placed 391st. Tied with André Beauneveu, lost to Bouguereau and Jasper Johns. 13 votes for, 23 against (.361).
  • Tied for Third in Week #45.
  • Placed Fourth in Week #46.





Hans Holbein
1497ish - 1543
German; worked in Britain

Tournament Record: Tied for 392nd. He, Hans, lost to Winslow Homer and Gerrit van Honthorst. 9 votes for, 16 votes against (.360).
  • Tied for First in Week #44.  
  • Tie for Second in Week #46.






William Merritt Chase
1849 - 1916
American

Tournament Record: Tied for 439th. Beaten by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and Christo. 6 votes for, 14 votes against (.300).
  • Placed Second, Week #26.
  • Tied for First, Week #27.
  • Placed First, Week #29.
  • Placed First, Week #31.
  • Tied for Second, Week #33. 
  • Tied for Second again, Week #34. 
  • Tied for First, Week #35. 
  • Placed First in Week #37. 
  • Placed First in Week #39. 
  • Placed First in Week #41. 
  • Tied for First in Week #43.
  • Placed First in Week #45.





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. 
  • And again in Week #40. 
  • Tied for First in Week #42. 
  • Tied for First again in Week #44.
  • Tied for Second in Week #46.





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

Saturday, November 2, 2019

The Ladder of Art -- Week #46


Cast your votes for up to four of these seven artists by Friday November 9.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.




Last Week's Results

1. Chase: 8
2. Daubigny: 5
3. Judd: 4
3. Beccafumi: 4
5. Lam: 2
5. Poliakoff: 2
5. Cellini: 2



This Week's Contest



Pompeo Batoni
1708 - 1787
Italian

Tournament Record: Tied for 387th. lost to Jacopo Bassano, beat Georg Baselitz, but fell to Frederic Bazille. 12 votes for, 21 against (.364).





Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
1618 - 1682
Spanish

Tournament Record: Tied for 387th. Defeated Paul Nash, lost to Alphonse Mucha and Arthur Dove. 12 votes for, 21 against (.364).





Domenico Beccafumi
c.1486 - 1551
Italian

Tournament Record: Placed 391st. Tied with André Beauneveu, lost to Bouguereau and Jasper Johns. 13 votes for, 23 against (.361).
  • Tied for Third in Week #45





Hans Holbein
1497ish - 1543
German; worked in Britain

Tournament Record: Tied for 392nd. He, Hans, lost to Winslow Homer and Gerrit van Honthorst. 9 votes for, 16 votes against (.360).
  • Tied for First in Week #44. 







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).
  • Tied for Second, Week #40. 
  • Placed Fourth, Week #41. 
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #42.
  • Tied for Third, Week #43. 
  • Tied for Third, Week #44. 
  • Tied for Third again, Week #45.





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. 
  • And again in Week #40. 
  • Tied for First in Week #42. 
  • Tied for First again in Week #44.





Charles-François 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 all of the even-numbered Ladder Weeks #2 - #20.
  • Tied for First, Week #22. 
  • Placed Third in Week #24. 
  • Tied for First, Week #25.
  • Tied for First, Week #27. 
  • Tied for Second, Weeks #29 - #32. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #33.
  • Tied for Second again in Week #34. 
  • Tied for First, Week #35.
  • Tied for Second, Weeks #37 - #40. 
  • Placed Second, Week #41. 
  • Placed Third in Week #42. 
  • Tied for First, Week #43. 
  • Placed Second, Week #45.





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