Tag: 1848

Les étoiles filantes (1847-1849)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875) Les étoiles filantes (The shooting stars) 1847–1849 Oil on board, 18.7 x 34.5 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff This purely imaginary subject is unusual among Millet’s works. It refers to Dante‘s ‘Inferno‘ which in one section describes the…

Gaetano Donizetti

(1797–1848) Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti Works: • Anna Bolena (1830) • Don Pasquale (1843) • La Favorite (1840) • La Fille du régiment (1840) • L’elisir d’amore (1832) • Lucia di Lammermoor (1835) • Lucrezia Borgia (1833) • Maria Stuarda…

Othello et Desdémone (1847-1849)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Othello et Desdémone (Othello and Desdemona) 1847–1849 Oil on canvas, 50.8 x 62.2 cm National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Desdemona maudite par son père c.1852 Brooklyn Museum, New York     See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)