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Testa di donna (s.d.)

Verrocchio, Andrea del (1435-1488) Testa di donna (Head of a woman, eyes lowered, slightly turned to the left) s.d. Metalpoint, pen and brush in black and gray ink heightened with white, on orange-red prepared paper, 26.7 x 22.4 cm Musée…

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…

Madame Charles Gounod (1859)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Madame Charles Gounod 1859 Graphite on ivory wove paper, 25.6 x 20.2 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago See also: • Gounod, Charles (1818-1893) | Zimmerman, Anna (1829-1907)

Madame Renoir (c.1910)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Madame Renoir c.1910 Oil on canvas, 80 x 64 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford See also: • Charigot, Aline (1859-1915)

Juliette Courbet (1860)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Juliette Courbet 1860 Oil on canvas, 127 x 100.3 cm Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis See also: • Courbet, Juliette (1831-1915)

Giovanna degli Albizzi Tornabuoni (1489-1490)

Ghirlandaio, Domenico (1448-1494) Giovanna degli Albizzi Tornabuoni 1489–1490 Mixed media on panel, 77 x 49 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This superb panel is a fine example of fifteenth-century Florentine portraiture. Artists of the time followed classical dictates: body proportions were idealised while…

Apoteosi di sant’Orsola e delle sue compagne (1491)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Apoteosi di sant’Orsola e delle sue compagne (Apotheosis of Saint Ursula and her companions) 1491 Oil on canvas, 481 x 335 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the nineth of nine paintings in the cycle of the Legend of…

Madonna in trono col Bambino e santi (c.1400-1410)

Gentile da Fabriano (c.1370-1427) Madonna in trono col Bambino e santi (Madonna and Child Enthroned, Saint Nicholas of Bari, Saint Catherine of Alexandria and a donor) c.1400–1410 Tempera and gold on poplar, 133.4 x 115 cm Gemäldegalerie, Berlin