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Uomo in armatura (c.1530)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Uomo in armatura (Man in Armour) c.1530 Oil on canvas, 65 x 58 cm Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milano In his Musaeum Federico Borromeo writes that “Titian would have wanted to paint his father like this, armour-clad, to celebrate in a playful…

La Rencontre ou Bonjour Monsieur Courbet (1854)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) La Rencontre ou Bonjour Monsieur Courbet (The Meeting or Hello M. Courbet) 1854 Oil on canvas, 132.40 x 151 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier Montpellier, painted by the artist for Alfred Bruyas (1821-1877), 1854; gift from Alfred Bruyas to the…

Portrait de Bazille (1864)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Portrait de Bazille (Portrait of Bazille) 1864 Oil on wood, 40.50 x 31.50 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier Recent research has returned this beautiful painting to Monet, and dated it to 1864 when, staying in Honfleur, Monet and Bazille worked…

Autoritratto (c.1546-1548)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Autoritratto (Self-Portrait) c.1546–1548 Oil on canvas, 45.1 × 38.1 cm Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia This dramatically intimate self-portrait announced the arrival of a new talent on the Venetian art scene; Tintoretto painted it when he was just beginning…

San Benedetto (1473)

Antonello da Messina (c.1430-1479) San Benedetto (Saint Benedict) 1473 Oil on panel, 125 x 63 cm Museo Regionale, Messina This is the right panel of the Saint Gregory Polyptych. Antonello da Messina (c.1430-1479) Polittico di San Gregorio 1473 Museo Regionale, Messina     See…

Autoportrait (1861)

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Autoportrait (Self-Portrait) 1861 Oil on canvas, 25.1 x 21.4 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington

La Mort de Sardanapale, esquisse (1826-1827)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) La Mort de Sardanapale, esquisse (The Death of Sardanapalus, sketch) 1826–1827 Oil on canvas, 81 × 100 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) La mort de Sardanapale 1844 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia     Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Mort…

La Poésie dramatique (c.1896)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) La Poésie dramatique (Dramatic Poetry, Aeschylus) c.1896 Oil on canvas, 124.1 x 63.2 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia This painting is a scaled-down version of an enormous canvas—over 14 × 7 feet—that Puvis de Chavannes painted as…

La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (1635)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (The destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem) 1635 Oil on canvas, 147 × 198 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The material is taken from Flavius Josephus’ Jewish War. Titus, the son of the…