Saturday, January 9, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #93

Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, January 16.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.



Last Whenever's Results
1. Utrillo: 7
2. Corot: 6
3. Derain: 4
3. van Eyck: 4
5. Long: 3
5. Dou: 3
7. Schad: 1


This Week's Contest



Marcel Broodthaers
1924 - 1976
Belgian

Tournament Record: Placed 279th. Lost to Brown, tied with Brauner, lost to Böcklin. 18 votes for, 22 against (.450).





Sir John Everett Millais
1829 - 1896
British

Tournament Record: Tied for 280th. Lost to Michaelangelo and Millet. 9 votes for, 11 against (.450).




Alexei von Jawlensky
1864 - 1941
Russian; worked in Germany

Tournament Record: Tied for 280th. Lost to Ivanov and Hunt. 9 votes for, 11 against (.450).




Jan Van Eyck
1390ish - 1441
Dutch

Tournament Record: Placed 282nd. Beat Etty and Estes, lost to Eakins and Fabritius. 22 votes for, 27 against (.449).

  • Tied for Third Place in Week #92



Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
1796 - 1875
French

Tournament Record: Placed 288th. Beat Correggio and Courbet, tied with Dali, lost to Caillebotte and Carrà. 29 votes for, 36 against (.446).

  •  Placed First, Week #90.
  • Placed Second, Week #92.



André Derain
1880 - 1954
French

Tournament Record: Placed 295th. Lost to Diebenkorn and Denis. 12 votes for, 15 against (.444).
  • Placed Second in Week #89. 
  • Tied for Second in Week #90.
  • Placed Second in Week #91.
  • Tied for Third in Week #92.




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, Weeks #37, 39, & 41. 
  • Tied for First in Week #43.
  • Placed First, Weeks #45, 47, 49 & 51.
  • Placed First again in Week #53.  He took his bye in Week #54, and then waited a few weeks for the Ladder to catch back up to him.
  • Placed First in Week #57. 
  • Tied for First in Week #59. 
  • Placed First in Week #61. 
  • Tied for First in Week #63.
  • Placed First in Week #65. 
  • Placed Second in Week #67. 
  • Tied for First in Week #68. 
  • First Place, Week #70. 
  • Tied for First in Week #72. 
  • Placed First, Weeks #74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84 & 86.
  • Tied for Second, Week #88.
  • Placed First, Week #89.
  • Placed First, Week #91.



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