Tag: allegory

The Four Rivers of Paradise (c.1615)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Four Rivers of Paradise c.1615 Oil on canvas, 208 × 283 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Fontana dei Fiumi 1651 Piazza Navona, Roma    

Beata Beatrix (1871-1872)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Beata Beatrix 1871–1872 Oil on canvas, 87.5 × 69.3 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Compare: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Beata Beatrix c.1864–1870 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321) | Portinari, Beatrice (c.1266-1290) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)

Allegoria della pittura (1730s)

Carriera, Rosalba (1675-1757) Allegoria della pittura (Allegory of Painting) 1730s Pastel and red chalk on blue laid paper mounted on canvas, 44.3 × 34.1 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington

Scène allégorique

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Scène allégorique (Allegorical Scene) s.d. Oil on canvas, 18.1 x 23.2 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford

Death and Life (1910-1911)

Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918) Death and Life (Tod und Leben) 1910–1911 Oil on canvas, 200.5 x 180.5 cm Leopold Museum, Vienna Second version: Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918) Death and Life 1915 Leopold Museum, Vienna    

Death and Life (1915)

Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918) Death and Life (Tod und Leben) 1915 Oil on canvas, 180.5 x 200.5 cm Leopold Museum, Vienna First Version: Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918) Death and Life 1910–1911 Leopold Museum, Vienna    

Love’s Passing (1883-1884)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Love’s Passing 1883–1884 Oil on canvas, 71.7 x 109.8 cm De Morgan Collection The open book shows a passage from Latin poet Tibullus‘s ‘Elegy‘, where the writer imagines dying in his lover’s arms and considers her grief…

Les Saisons: L’Hiver (c.1860)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Les Saisons: L’Hiver (Seasons: Winter) c.1860 Oil on canvas Petit Palais, Paris Cézanne as a young painter signed “Ingres” on several works. Compare: Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Les Saisons: Le Printemps c.1860 Petit Palais, Paris     Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Les Saisons: L’Eté c.1860…