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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 Compare: David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) La mort de Socrate 1787 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York  …

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 Compare: El Greco (1541-1614) Cristo expulsando a los mercaderes del templo c.1570–1575 Minneapolis Institute of…

Annunciazione (c.1307-1311)

Duccio di Buoninsegna (c.1255-c.1319) Annunciazione (The Annunciation) c.1307–1311 Egg tempera on wood, 44.5 × 45.8 cm National Gallery, London This panel was the first in a series of scenes of the infancy of Christ on the front of the predella (lowest part)…