Tag: Adam

God Judging Adam (1795)

Blake, William (1757-1827) God Judging Adam 1795 Relief etching, ink and watercolour on paper, 43.2 x 53.5 cm Tate Britain, London This is a hand-finished relief etching, printed on paper from a copper plate. The broken texture visible along the light grey…

Adam (c.1485-1490)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Adam c.1485–1490 Oil on oak panel, 69.4 × 17.2 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna This is the outer left wing of the St. John Altarpiece. St. John Altarpiece (c.1485-1490) In a balanced composition, Hans Memling depicts the enthroned Madonna with an angel…

St. John Altarpiece (c.1485-1490)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) St. John Altarpiece c.1485–1490 Oil on oak panel, 69.3 × 47 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Inner left wing: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) John the Baptist c.1485–1490 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna     Central panel: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Madonna Enthroned with the…

Madonna and Child (c.1430-1432)

Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) Madonna and Child c.1430–1432 or c.1451 Oil on oak panel, 18.9 x 12.1 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Left wing of a diptych. Right wing: Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) St. Catherine c.1430–1432 or c.1451 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna     Mary with…

The Garden of Eden (c.1610-1612)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Garden of Eden c.1610–1612 Oil on panel, 59.4 x 95.6 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen Brueghel was born into a famous dynasty of artists and, together with Rubens, he was generally regarded as…

Madonna della Vittoria (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Madonna della Vittoria (The Virgin of Victory) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on poplar, 285 x 168 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris The Virgin and Child surrounded by six saints (Michael, Andrew, Longinus, George, Elizabeth, the young…

L’Annunciazione (c.1426)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) L’Annunciazione (The Annunciation) c.1426 Tempera on panel, 162.3 x 191.5 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This altarpiece was painted for the monastery of Santo Domenico in Fiesole, near Florence. The central panel shows the Archangel Gabriel’s Annunciation to…

Adam and Eve (1640s)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man) 1640s Oil on canvas, 184.5 × 221 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1642 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo    

Adam and Eve (1642)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1642 Oil on canvas, 203.2 x 182.9 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Compare: Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1640s Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest    

Cristo expulsando a los mercaderes del templo (c.1600)

El Greco (1541-1614) Cristo expulsando a los mercaderes del templo (Christ driving the Traders from the Temple) c.1600 Oil on canvas, 106.3 × 129.7 cm National Gallery, London El Greco has used theatrical gestures and intense colours to express the chaos and…