Sunday, November 21, 2021

The Ladder of Art -- Week #113


Cast votes for up to four of this week's slate of seven artists by Saturday, November 27.  For clarifications, consult the Ladder of Art FAQ.


Last Week's Results
1. De Hooch: 7
2. Van Scorel: 5
3. Rodchenko: 4
4. Mucha: 3
4. Orpen: 3
4. Hodler: 3
7. Dove: 1


This Week's Contest



Jan van Scorel
1495 - 1562
Dutch

Tournament Record: Placed 233rd. Defeated Sebastiano del Piombo, lost to Schwitters, beat Schad and Schongauer, lost to Seurat. 26 votes for, 28 against (.481).

  • Placed Second, Week #112




Alexander Rodchenko
1891 - 1956
Russian

Tournament Record: Placed 234th. Defeated Rodin, lost to Orpen and Romney. 13 votes for, 14 against (.481).

  • Placed Third, Week #112




Childe Hassam
1859 - 1935
American

Tournament Record: Placed 240th. Defeated Hartung and Hepworth, lost to Hals and Greuze. 29 votes for, 32 against (.474).
  • Tied for First, Week #111




Alphonse Mucha
1860 - 1939
Czech

Tournament Record: Placed 236th. Defeated Munch and Murillo, lost to Rockwell and Morisot. 22 votes for, 24 against (.478).
  •  Tied for Third, Week #111
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #112




Sir William Orpen
1878 - 1931
British

Tournament Record: Placed 241st. Tied with van Ostade, upset Mondrian, beat Rodchenko, lost to Rosa and Renoir. 28 votes for, 31 against (.475).
  • Tied for Second in Week #109 
  • Tied for First in Week #110
  • Tied for Fourth in Week #111




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, Weeks #94, 96, and 98
  • Tied for First, Week #100
  • Placed First, Week #102, 104, and 106
  • Placed First again, Week #108
  • Tied for First, Week #110
  • Tied for Fourth, Week #111




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
  • Tied for Second, Week #106
  • Tied for First, Week #107
  • Back to placing First, Week #109
  • Tied for First, Week #111




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

5 comments:

mrs.5000 said...

I'll say van Scorel, Orpen, Hodler, and Hassam. I always liked Chase, but am well over a year into serious Chase fatigue. It is impossible to know how he might fare as fresh talent.

Chuckdaddy said...

Hassam, Hodler, Chase, and van Scorel.

Elliott said...

Hodler, Chase, and Mucha. Vote against Orpen.

Nora Boone said...

hassam, mucha, chase and hodler. I love how reall chases painting look. I like hodlers landscapes and colors. I love muchas reality and emotion. and I love hassams color and feelings.

Jennifer said...

In case it's not too late, I'll submit my vote for Mucha, Orpen, and Chase.