Tag: 1537

Ritratto di Cosimo I de’ Medici (1537)

Bronzino (1503-1572) Ritratto di Cosimo I de’ Medici (Portrait of Cosimo I de’ Medici) 1537 Oil on canvas (handed over from wood panel), 117.5 x 87.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg You are looking now at work by an outstanding Mannerist…

La Bella (1536-1538)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) La Bella (Portrait of a Lady) 1536–1538 Oil on canvas, 89 × 75.5 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze The female portrait, known by its complimentary epithet “La Bella”, is one of the most famous paintings of the later years of…

Cupido che fabbrica l’arco (1534-1539)

Parmigianino (1503-1540) Cupido che fabbrica l’arco (Bowcarving Cupid) 1534–1539 Oil on lime, 135.5 × 65 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The inspiration for this painting may have come from a sculpture that Parmigianino may have seen in the Grimani Collection in Venice in…

Adam (c.1533-1537)

Cranach, Lucas the Elder (1472-1553) Adam c.1533–1537 Oil on panel, 107.5 × 36.4 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago For most of his long career, Lucas Cranach the Elder was court painter to the Elector of Saxony. Although the general placement of…

Eve (c.1533-1537)

Cranach, Lucas the Elder (1472-1553) Eve c.1533–1537 Oil on panel, 107.5 × 36.4 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago For most of his long career, Lucas Cranach the Elder was court painter to the Elector of Saxony. Although the general placement of…

The Nymph of the Spring (after 1537)

Cranach, Lucas the Elder (1472-1553) The Nymph of the Spring after 1537 Oil on panel, 48.4 x 72.8 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington The nymph reclines beside a spring, perhaps a reference to a legendary ancient Roman fountain with which a…

Pietro Aretino (c.1537)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Pietro Aretino c.1537 Oil on canvas, 101.9 × 85.7 cm Frick Collection, New York See also: • Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556)

Lorenzo di Credi

(c.1459–1537) Lorenzo d’Andrea d’Oderigo The artist’s works: Madonna della melagrana 1475–1480 National Gallery of Art, Washington Annunciazione 1480–1490 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Madonna col Bambino c.1480–1485 National Gallery, London Madonna che adora il Bambino early 1490s Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Ritratto di…