Saturday, July 3, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- belated Week #106



Last Week's Results
1. De Hooch: 7

2. Chase: 5
3. Fragonard: 4
3. Siberechts: 4
3. Kiefer: 4

6. Ter Borch: 3
7. H. Rousseau: 0


This Week's Contest


Victor Vasarely
1908 - 1997
Hungarian; worked in France.

Tournament Record: Placed 248th. Tied with Velázquez, beat Tatlin, lost to Zorn and Duchamp. 16 votes for, 18 against (.471).





Frederic Leighton
1830 - 1896
British

Tournament Record: Placed 249th. Tied with Léger, Modersohn-Becker, and van Ostade, beat Tàpies and Witz, lost to Wyeth, tied with Sluter, lost to Massys. Most ties of any artist. 47 votes for, 53 against (.470).




Jean-Honoré Fragonard
1732 - 1806
French

Tournament Record: Placed 250th. Beat Francis and Frankenthaler, lost to Friedrich, beat Hockey, lost to Gabi. 31 votes for, 35 against (.470).

  • Tied for Third in Week #105


Jan Siberechts
1627 - 1703
Dutch; worked in Britain

Tournament Record: Tied for 251st. Beat Sickert, lost to Sheeler and Severini. 14 votes for, 16 against (.467).

  • Tied for Third, Week #104.
  • Tied for Third, Week #105.


Anselm Kiefer
Born 1945
German

Tournament Record: Tied for 258th. Beat Kelly, lost to Kapoor, beat Bonington, lost to Cartier-Bresson. 23 votes for, 27 against (.460).

  • Tied for Third, Week #102. 
  • Tied for First, Week #103. 
  • Tied for Third, Week #105. 

 
 


Ferdinand Hodler
1853 - 1918
Swiss

Tournament Record: Placed 275th. Defeated Hans Hofmann, tied with Hockney, beat Goya, Lost to Hiroshige and Homer. 28 votes for, 34 against (.452).

  • Placed First, Week #94.
  • Placed First, Week #96. 
  • Placed First, Week #98.
  • Tied for First, Week #100.
  • Placed First, Week #102.
  • Placed First, Week #104.



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.
  • Tied for First, Week #93.
  • Placed First, Weeks #95, 97, 99, 101.
  • Tied for First, Week #103. 
  • Placed Second, Week #105.



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