Tag: compass

La Sainte Famille sur les marches (1648)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Sainte Famille sur les marches (The Holy Family on the Steps) 1648 Oil on canvas, 73.3 x 105.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Poussin placed small wax models in a box pierced with holes to study…

L’Astronomo (1638)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) L’Astronomo (The Astronomer) 1638 Oil on canvas, 78.4 x 97.8 cm Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

Portrait of a Man (1597)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Portrait of a Man, Possibly an Architect or Geographer 1597 Oil on copper, 21.6 x 14.6 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York