Tag: 1679

Il rapimento delle Sabine (1675-1680)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Il rapimento delle Sabine (The Abduction of the Sabine Women) 1675–1680 Oil on canvas, 260 × 295 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Perhaps the most acclaimed and well-traveled artist in Italy at the end of the 17th century,…

Francesco Barberini

(1597–1679) Works in his collection: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) San Sebastiano 1616–1617 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Born September 23 1597 Firenze (Italia) Died December 10 1679 Roma (Italia) Uncle Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644), Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) Occupation Art patron Cardinal Translator

Cleopatra’s Banquet (1675-1680)

Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711) Cleopatra’s Banquet c.1675–1680 Oil on canvas, 74 x 95.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Cleopatra made a bet with Mark Antony on who could give the most lavish banquet. She won by dissolving a priceless pearl in vinegar and…


Deaths: • Barberini, Francesco (1597-1679) Art: • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): Diana ed Endimione (c.1675-80) • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): Il rapimento delle Sabine (1675-80) • Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711): Cleopatra’s Banquet (1675-80) • Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711): Hagar in the Desert (1675-80)