Tag: 1644

La Crucifixion (1644-1646)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Crucifixion (The Crucifixion) 1644–1646 Oil on canvas, 148.59 x 218.44 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford This Crucifixion dramatically illustrates the moment of Christ’s death when the sky went dark, graves were opened, and the bodies of the saved rose…

La costurera (c.1640-1650)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) La costurera (The Needlewoman) c.1640–1650 Oil on canvas, 74 x 60 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Diego Velázquez ranks among the greatest masters of seventeenth-century Europe. By 1623, the twenty-four-year-old artist was established as court painter to…