Tag: ambassador

Ritorno degli ambasciatori (c.1497-1498)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Ritorno degli ambasciatori (The Return of the Ambassadors) c.1497–1498 Oil on canvas, 297 x 526 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the third of nine paintings in the cycle of the Legend of St. Ursula (Storie di sant’Orsola). The…

Commiato degli ambasciatori (c.1497-1498)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Commiato degli ambasciatori (The Departure of the Ambassadors) c.1497–1498 Oil on canvas, 281 x 252 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the second of nine paintings in the cycle of the Legend of St. Ursula (Storie di sant’Orsola). The…

Arrivo degli ambasciatori (c.1497-1498)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Arrivo degli ambasciatori (Arrival of the Ambassadors) c.1497–1498 Oil on canvas, 278 x 589 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the first of nine paintings in the cycle of the Legend of St. Ursula (Storie di sant’Orsola). The paintings…

Paul Claudel

(1868–1955) Paul-Louis-Charles-Marie Claudel Works: ◊ Die Musen: Eine Ode (German) • L’otage: Drame en trois actes (French) • Le pain dur: Drame en trois actes (French) • Le père humilié: Drame en quatre actes (French) • Oeuvres de Arthur Rimbaud…

John Gavin

(1931–2018) Juan Vincent Apablasa Jr. Filmography as Actor: Midnight Lace 1960 Director: David Miller Starring: Doris Day, Rex Harrison     Spartacus 1960 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier     The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer…

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452–1519) Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci The artist’s works: Battesimo di Cristo c.1470–1475 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Annunciazione c.1472 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Ginevra de’ Benci c.1474 National Gallery of Art, Washington Madonna Benois 1478 Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Adorazione…

Thomas Boleyn

(c.1477–1539) 1st Earl of Wiltshire (1529–1539) 1st Earl of Ormond (1529–1539) 1st Viscount Rochford (1525–1533) Thomas Boleyn in Film: Anne of the Thousand Days 1969 Director: Charles Jarrott Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold     The Other Boleyn Girl 2008 Director:…

Catherine of Aragon

(1485–1536) Queen consort of England (1509–1533) Lady of Ireland (1509–1533) Catherine of Aragon in Film: Anne of the Thousand Days 1969 Director: Charles Jarrott Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold     Isabel 2012–2014 Director: Jordi Frades Starring: Michelle Jenner, Rodolfo Sancho     Born…

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

(1769–1852) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, FRS Prime Minister of Great Britain The Duke of Wellington in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer   Born May 1 1769 Dublin (Ireland) Died September 14 1852 Walmer Castle, Kent (England)

Baudouin de Lannoy

(1388–1474) Baudouin de Lannoy in Art: Van Eyck, Jan (c.1390-1441) Baudouin de Lannoy c.1435 Gemäldegalerie, Berlin     See also: • Ambassadors | Statesmen