Tag: dead

The Deposition (1632-1633)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) The Deposition of Christ from the Cross 1632–1633 Oil on West Indian cedar (Cedrela odorata), 89.4 x 65.2 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich The so-called ‘Passion Cycle’ was painted for the stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, Prince…

The Lamentation over the Dead Christ (c.1635)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) The Lamentation over the Dead Christ c.1635 Oil on paper and pieces of canvas, mounted onto oak, 31.9 x 26.7 cm National Gallery, London Christ’s body has just been taken down from the Cross, and his family and…

Deposizione nel sepolcro (1656)

Guercino (1591-1666) Deposizione nel sepolcro (The Entombment) 1656 Oil on canvas, 146.7 x 221.2 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Guercino’s career is unusually well documented, in part due to the survival of his account books, which reveal that he…

Cristo morto compianto dagli angeli (c.1617-1618)

Guercino (1591-1666) Cristo morto compianto dagli angeli (Dead Christ mourned by Two Angels) c.1617–1618 Oil on copper, 36.8 x 44.4 cm National Gallery, London This small painting depicts a solemn religious scene. Two angels kneel in quiet contemplation next to…

Estrazione del cuore di sant’Ignazio (c.1480-1482)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Estrazione del cuore di Sant’Ignazio (Extraction of St. Ignatius’ Heart) c.1480–1482 Oil on panel, 21 x 38 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Predella of the Altarpiece of St. Barnabas. Altarpiece of St. Barnabas: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Pala di San Barnaba c.1480–1482…

Compianto sul Cristo morto (c.1490-1495)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Compianto sul Cristo morto (Lamentation over the Dead Christ) c.1490–1495 Tempera on poplar panel, 140 x 209.2 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich Botticelli created this depiction of a Pieta for meditation on the Passion, surrounded by female mourners and saints…

Compianto sul Cristo morto (1495-1500)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Compianto sul Cristo morto (Lamentation over the Dead Christ) c.1495–1500 Tempera on wood, 106 x 71 cm Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milano The painting, one of the most dramatic realizations of Sandro Botticelli‘s late activity, depicts the moment in which…

Tre miracoli di San Zanobi (c.1500)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Tre miracoli di San Zanobi (Three Miracles of Saint Zenobius) c.1500 Tempera on wood, 67.3 x 150.5 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York The picture dates about 1500 and is painted in the harsh style Botticelli evolved during…

La Liberté guidant le peuple (1830)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) La Liberté guidant le peuple. Le 28 juillet 1830 (Liberty Leading the People. July 28, 1830) 1830 Oil on canvas, 260 x 325 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Other title: Une Barricade (A Barricade) Inscription: “Eug. Delacroix.1830” (in…