Tag: arrow

Pygmalion et Galatée (c.1890)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Pygmalion et Galatée (Pygmalion and Galatea) c.1890 Oil on canvas, 88.9 x 68.6 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York See also: • Ovid (43 BC-17/18 AD): The Metamorphoses (English)

Venus Frigida (1614)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Venus Frigida (Cold Venus) 1614 Oil on panel, 143 x 184 x 3.8 cm Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp The title refers to Terence: “sine Cerere et Baccho friget Venus” (“without Ceres and Bacchus, Venus freezes”)…

Martirio dei pellegrini e funerali di Orsola (1493)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Martirio dei pellegrini e funerali di Orsola (Martyrdom of the Pilgrims and Funeral of St Ursula) 1493 Oil on canvas, 271 x 560 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the eighth of nine paintings in the cycle of the…

Venere allo specchio (c.1555)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio (Venus with a Mirror) c.1555 Oil on canvas, 124.5 x 105.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio c.1555 Alte Pinakothek, Munich    

Venere allo specchio (c.1555)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio (Venus with a Mirror) c.1555 Oil on canvas, 116.5 x 101 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio c.1555 National Gallery of Art, Washington