Tag: castle

Fair Rosamund (1916)

Waterhouse, John William (1849-1917) Fair Rosamund 1916 Oil on canvas, 96.5 x 72.3 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Fair Rosamund kneels in prayer, waiting for her lover King Henry II. From behind the curtain appears the vengeful Queen Eleanor, who has…

Paysage avec deux châteaux en ruines (1847)

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Paysage avec deux châteaux en ruines (Landscape with Two Ruined Castles) 1847 Brush with brown ink and brown wash, over black crayon and graphite, with shellac, on paper, 26.8 x 46.5 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

The Hare Hunters (1566)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) The Hare Hunters 1566 Etching in black on ivory laid paper, 21.5 × 29.2 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago This etching might represent two related proverbs popularized by Erasmus in the mid-1500s: “He who chases two…

Veduta di Pirna con la Fortezza di Sonnenstein (1755-1765)

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721–1780) Veduta di Pirna con la Fortezza di Sonnenstein (View of Pirna with the Fortress of Sonnenstein) 1755–1765 Oil on canvas, 49.3 × 79.5 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago See also: • Pirna (Germany) | Saxony | Sonnenstein Castle (Pirna)

Veduta di Pirna in Sassonia (1763)

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721-1780) Veduta di Pirna in Sassonia (View of Pirna in Saxony) 1763 Oil on canvas, 47 x 76.2 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Compare: Bellotto, Bernardo (1721-1780) Veduta di Pirna dalla fortezza di Sonnenstein 1750s Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg     See also:…

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…