Tag: Art

La Trasfigurazione (1516-1520)

Raffaello (1483-1520) La Trasfigurazione (The Transfiguration) 1516–1520 Tempera grassa on wood, 410 x 279 cm Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vaticano Cardinal Giulio de’ Medici (the future pope Clement VII) commissioned two paintings for the cathedral of S. Giusto of Narbonne, the city of which…

Ritratto di uomo (c.1528)

Parmigianino (1503-1540) Ritratto di uomo (Portrait of a Man) c.1528 Oil on panel, 58 x 46 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma This panel is first documented in connection with the Borghese Collection in 1693, when it was inventoried as a work by Parmigianino.…

Danae (c.1531)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Danae c.1531 Oil on canvas, 161 x 193 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma Together with Leda, Ganymede Abducted by the Eagle, and Jupiter and Io, this painting forms part of a well-known series of Jupiter’s loves, painted by Correggio for Federico…

Venere che benda Amore (c.1560-1565)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere che benda Amore (Venus Blindfolding Cupid) c.1560–1565 Oil on canvas, 118 x 185 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma In all likelihood, this painting entered the Borghese Collection in 1608, when it was given to Scipione Borghese by Cardinal Paolo Emilio…

Cristo e la donna di Samaria (c.1619-1620)

Guercino (1591-1666) Cristo e la donna di Samaria (Christ and the Woman of Samaria) c.1619–1620 Oil on canvas, 97.2 x 124.8 cm Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Guercino was one of the foremost painters of the seventeenth century. This recently rediscovered work…

Rimbaud (1948)

Léger, Fernand (1881-1955) Rimbaud 1948 Watercolor on heavy white wove paper, 33.7 × 26 cm Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit See also: • Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891)

Presentazione di Gesù al Tempio (c.1470)

Bellini, Giovanni (c.1430-1516) Presentazione di Gesù al Tempio (Presentation of Jesus in the Temple) c.1470 Oil on wood, 82 x 106 cm Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia Image: © Fondazione Querini Stampalia Onlus, Venezia The Presentation at the Temple is one of…

Bassin d’Argenteuil avec un seul voilier (1874)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Bassin d’Argenteuil avec un seul voilier (Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat) 1874 Oil on canvas, 55 x 65 cm National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin From 1871 to 1878, Monet lived in Argenteuil on the outskirts of Paris. During…