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Ritratto di dama con cagnolino (c.1560-1570)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Ritratto di dama con cagnolino (Portrait of a Woman with a Dog) c.1560–1570 Oil on canvas, 105 x 79 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Along with Titian and Tintoretto, Paolo Caliari — known as Veronese — was one of…

Madonna col Bambino (c.1540)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Madonna col Bambino (The Virgin and Child) c.1540 Oil on panel, 37.5 x 31 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, on loan at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) Prior to 1874 this Virgin and Child was in the Sciarra-Colonna…

Corner of a Library (1711)

Van der Heyden, Jan (1637-1712) Corner of a Library 1711 Oil on canvas, 77 x 63.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The present canvas had an inscription on the pedestal of the candelabrum which is partly lost and repainted, but which originally…

Ritratto di senatore (c.1570)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Ritratto di senatore (Portrait of a Senator) c.1570 Oil on canvas, 118.5 x 100 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid In the 1570s Tintoretto considerably expanded his artistic activity by increasing the number of commissions executed by his studio. During…

A Genoese Lady with Her Child (c.1623-1625)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) A Genoese Lady with Her Child c.1623–1625 Oil on canvas, 217.8 x 146 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland This portrait was a departure from the painting style popular at this time, focusing less on a demonstrative…

Madonna Montalto (c.1600)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Madonna Montalto (The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist) c.1600 Oil on copper, 35 x 27.5 cm National Gallery, London

Cupidon et Psyché (1817)

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) Cupidon et Psyché (Cupid and Psyche) 1817 Oil on canvas, 184.2 x 241.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Jacques-Louis David included two butterflies in this painting: one above the slumbering Psyche and the other on the base…

L’Homme au journal (1928)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Homme au journal (Man with a Newspaper) 1928 Oil on canvas, 115.6 x 81.3 cm Tate Britain, London Magritte’s deadpan style is seen clearly in these four simply painted scenes. Each section seems to be exactly the same,…

L’Esprit de géométrie (1937)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Esprit de géométrie (The Spirit of Geometry) 1937 Gouache on paper, 37.5 × 29.2 cm Tate Britain, London Magritte exchanges the heads of a mother and a baby – compressing one and enlarging the other. The effect is…