Tag: 1493

San Sebastiano (1493-1494)

Perugino (c.1446-1523) San Sebastiano (St Sebastian) 1493–1494 Tempera, oil on linden panel, 53.8 x 39.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Sebastian was a Roman soldier who served in the private guard of the Emperor Diocletian. For his faith in the teachings…

Madonna col Bambino (c.1490-1500)

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513) Madonna col Bambino (Virgin and Child) c.1490–1500 Tempera and oil on wood, 45.5 x 34.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Bernardino di Betto, called Pinturicchio, is said to have acquired his nickname (“little painter”) because of his small…

San Sebastiano (c.1493)

Perugino (c.1446-1523) San Sebastiano (Saint Sebastian) c.1493 Metalpoint, 25.6 x 14.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The Florentine painter Perugino made drawings to record figural types and poses that could be repeated throughout his finished paintings. He used the elegant,…

Martirio dei pellegrini e funerali di Orsola (1493)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Martirio dei pellegrini e funerali di Orsola (Martyrdom of the Pilgrims and Funeral of St Ursula) 1493 Oil on canvas, 271 x 560 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the eighth of nine paintings in the cycle of the…

La Sacra Famiglia (c.1490-1495)

Signorelli, Luca (c.1445-1523) La Sacra Famiglia (The Holy Family) c.1490–1495 Oil on wood, 80.6 x 64.8 cm National Gallery, London Compare: Signorelli, Luca (c.1445-1523) La Sacra Famiglia c.1487–1488 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze