Tag: Dante

Guido Cavalcanti

(c.1255–1300) Works: • Rime (Italian) • Sonnets and Ballate (English) Cavalcanti in Art: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Private collection     Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate…

Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Watercolor over pencil, 36.8 x 47 cm Private collection Study: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante…

Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Ink on paper, 19 × 16.8 cm Tate Britain, London The medieval Italian poet Dante Alighieri inspired some of Blake‘s and Rossetti‘s greatest pictures. They each saw Dante‘s writings…

The Salutation of Beatrice (1880-1882)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1880–1882 Oil on canvas, 154.3 × 91.4 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo The woman in this painting embodies the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty with her pale face, full lips, and thick, wavy,…

Les étoiles filantes (1847-1849)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875) Les étoiles filantes (The shooting stars) 1847–1849 Oil on board, 18.7 x 34.5 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff This purely imaginary subject is unusual among Millet’s works. It refers to Dante‘s ‘Inferno‘ which in one section describes the…

Beata Beatrix (1871-1872)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Beata Beatrix 1871–1872 Oil on canvas, 87.5 × 69.3 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Compare: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Beata Beatrix c.1864–1870 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321) | Portinari, Beatrice (c.1266-1290) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)

Sei poeti toscani (1544)

Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Sei poeti toscani (Six Tuscan Poets) 1544 Oil on panel, 132.08 x 131.13 cm Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis See also: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321) | Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) | Cavalcanti, Guido (c.1255-1300) | Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374)

Antonio Manetti

(1423–1497) Antonio di Tuccio Manetti Works: • Novella del Grasso legnaiuolo (Italian) • Studi sulla Divina commedia (Italian) • Vita di Filippo di ser Brunellesco architetto fiorentino (Italian) Born July 6 1423 Firenze (Italia) Died May 26 1497 Firenze (Italia) Occupation Architect…

Cimabue

(1240–1302) Cenni (Bencivieni) di Pepo The artist’s works: Cristo deriso c.1280 Private collection Flagellazione di Cristo c.1280 Frick Collection, New York Maestà c.1280 Musée du Louvre, Paris Maestà con due angeli c.1280–1285 National Gallery, London Maestà c.1290–1300 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Cimabue in Literature:…

Giotto

(c.1267–1337) Giotto di Bondone The artist’s works: Crocifisso di Santa Maria Novella c.1290–1295 Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Maestà di Ognissanti c.1300–1305 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze San Francesco riceve le stimmate c.1300–1325 Musée du Louvre, Paris Madonna col Bambino c.1310–1315 National Gallery of Art, Washington…