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L’Annunciazione (c.1475)

Bellini, Gentile (c.1429-1507) L’Annunciazione (The Annunciation) c.1475 Mixed media on panel, 133 x 124 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This panel of The Annunciation entered the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection from the British art market and seems to have previously been in a private…

Un porticato: paesaggio veneziano (18th century)

Guardi, Francesco (1712-1793) Un porticato: paesaggio veneziano (An Arcade: Venetian Landscape) 18th century Oil on canvas, 40 x 31 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Artwork recovered after World War II, retrieved by the Office des Biens et Intérêts Privés (OBIP); to…

La presentazione al tempio (c.1423)

Gentile da Fabriano (c.1370-1427) La presentazione al tempio (The Presentation in the Temple) c.1423 Oil on poplar, 26.5 x 62.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Element of the predella of the altarpiece painted in 1423 at the request of Palla Strozzi…

La nascita di San Giovanni Battista (c.1635)

Gentileschi, Artemisia (1593-c.1653) La nascita di San Giovanni Battista (The Birth of Saint John the Baptist) c.1635 Oil on canvas, 184 x 258 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This canvas is one of a series of scenes from the life of…

The Light of The World (1851-1856)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Light of The World 1851–1856 Oil on canvas, 49.8 x 26.1 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Painting in the shape of an arched doorway. Standing at a wooden doorway with rusted hinges and overgrown with ivy and…

Venus Discordia (1873)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Venus Discordia 1873 Oil on canvas, 128.2 x 209.8 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Born in Birmingham, but of Welsh extraction, Burne-Jones was much admired by early twentieth-century Welsh critics. A friend of William Morris and an associate…

The Salutation of Beatrice (1880-1882)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1880–1882 Oil on canvas, 154.3 × 91.4 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo The woman in this painting embodies the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty with her pale face, full lips, and thick, wavy,…

La mort de Socrate (after 1787)

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) & Studio La mort de Socrate (The Death of Socrates) after 1787 Oil on canvas, 133 x 196 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton David depicts Socrates about to drink hemlock rather than endure exile after being convicted…