Tag: Biblical

The Triumph of the Innocents (1876-1887)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Triumph of the Innocents 1876–1887 Oil on canvas, 157.5 × 247.5 cm Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Mary and the infant Christ on the donkey are being led on their nocturnal flight to Egypt by Joseph. They…

Caïn (1880)

Cormon, Fernand (1845-1924) Caïn 1880 Oil on canvas, 400 x 700 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris This painting illustrates the miserable destiny of Cain, the elder son of Adam and Eve, who after the murder of his younger brother Abel was condemned…

Le Berger (1887)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) Le Berger (The Shepherd) 1887 Pastel on paper, 60 x 41 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Compare: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) Le fils prodigue 1879 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton     Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) Le fils prodigue…

Le fils prodigue (1879)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) Le fils prodigue (The Prodigal Son) 1879 Oil on canvas, 59.4 x 71.5 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Compare: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) Le fils prodigue c.1879 National Gallery of Art, Washington     Puvis de Chavannes,…

La Adoración de los Reyes Magos (c.1655-1660)

Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617-1682) La Adoración de los Reyes Magos (The Adoration of the Magi) c.1655–1660 Oil on canvas, 190.8 x 146.1 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Bartolomé Esteban Murillo became the leading painter in devoutly Catholic Seville, Spain, from…

Adam and Eve (1640s)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man) 1640s Oil on canvas, 184.5 × 221 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1642 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo    

Adam and Eve (1642)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1642 Oil on canvas, 203.2 x 182.9 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Compare: Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1640s Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest