Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Ladder of Art -- Week #54


Cast your votes for up to four of these seven artists by Saturday January 18.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.




Last Week's Results

1. Chase: 7
2. Canaletto: 5
3. Cozens: 4
4. Lancret: 3
4. Masolino: 3
6. Boudin: 2
6. van Ostade: 2



This Week's Contest



François Boucher
1703 - 1770
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 366th. Defeated Boudin, lost to Botticelli, beat Bouts, lost to Bellows. Second-lowest ranked artist with two wins in the main Tournament. 18 votes for, 30 against (.375).






John Robert Cozens
1752 - 1797
English

Tournament Record: Placed 369th. Tied with Tony Cragg, lost decisively to Thomas Hart Benton and Pietro Longhi. 15 votes for, 25 against (.375).
  • Placed Third in Week #53.





Masolino
1383 - c.1433
Florentine

Tournament Record: Tied for 370th. Lost to Quentin Massys and Marie Laurencin. 9 votes for, 15 against (.375).
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #53.






Nicolas Lancret
1690 - 1743
French

Tournament Record: Tied for 370th. Lost to Sir Edwin Landseer and Peter Lanyon. 9 votes for, 15 against (.375).
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #53.






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.  
  • Tied for Second in Week #46.
  • Placed Second in Week #47.
  • Placed Third in Week #48. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #49. 
  • Tied for First, Week #50. 
  • Tied for First, Week #52.








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.
  • Placed Fourth in Week #47. 
  • Placed Fourth in Week #48. 
  • Tied for Second, Week #49. 
  • Tied for Third, Week #50.
  • Tied for Second, Week #51. 
  • Tied for Third, Week #52. 
  • Placed Second, Week #53.






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. 
  • Placed First, Week #46. 
  • Tied for First, Week #48.
  • Tied for First, Week #50. 
  • Tied for First, Week #52.






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

9 comments:

Candida said...

Lancret, Holbein, Daubigny.

Morgan said...

Cozens, Canaletto, Daubigny.

Chuckdaddy said...

François "Buttcrack" Boucher, Holbein. Cozens, and Daubigny.

Elliott said...

Boucher, Lancret, Cozens, and Daubigny.

Nora said...

Cozens, Canaletto, and Daubigny. Vote against Boucher.

DrSchnell said...

Daubigny, Canaletto, Cozens, Lancret

Michael5000 said...

I'm for Holbein and Masolino, against Cozens and Lancret.

Dr. Kenneth Noisewater said...

I'll take Lancret. I like his "I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up" work the best of the two pictured. But seriously, he's the guy I like the best of these.

mrs.5000 said...

I'll go with Holbein and Masolino.