Tag: Crete

Sir Arthur Evans

(1851–1941) Sir Arthur John Evans, FRS Works: • Anthropology and the Classics (English) Born July 8 1851 Nash Mills (England) Died July 11 1941 Youlbury (England) Occupation Archaeologist Journalist Writer Award Fellow of the Royal Society Title Knight Bachelor (1911)

Ratto di Europa (c.1570)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Ratto di Europa (The Rape of Europa) c.1570 Oil on canvas glued to oak panel, 59.5 x 70 cm National Gallery, London The story of the Rape of Europa is told in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Mercury is ordered by his…

Crete (Greece)

Κρήτη Crete in Art: Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Ratto di Europa c.1570 National Gallery, London     Births: • El Greco (1541-1614) See also: • Greece | Islands

El Greco

(1541–1614) Doménikos Theotokópoulos Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος The artist’s works: Adoración del Nombre de Jesús late 1570s National Gallery, London Cristo expulsando a los mercaderes del templo c.1570–1575 Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis Pietà Early 1570s Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia La Anunciación c.1576 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Magdalena…