Tag: death

Ophelia (1851-1852)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 111.8 cm Tate Britain, London The scene depicted is from Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, Act IV, Scene vii. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)

Mort de Sardanapale (1827)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Mort de Sardanapale (Death of Sardanapalus) 1827 Oil on canvas, 392 cm × 496 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) La mort de Sardanapale 1844 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia     See also: • Byron, George…

L’Avenir des statues (1937)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Avenir des statues (The Future of Statues) 1937 Oil on plaster, 33 × 16.5 x 20.3 cm Tate Britain, London This work is made from a plaster copy of the death mask of the French Emperor Napoleon. A…

The Shadow of Death (1870-1873)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Shadow of Death 1870–1873 Oil on canvas, 214.2 x 168.2 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The picture shows a carpenter’s workshop. A youthful Christ, depicted as muscular and tanned, stands facing the front and stretching, with…

The Shadow of Death (1873-1874)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Shadow of Death 1873–1874 Oil on panel, 104.5 x 82 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago This minutely detailed painting depicts the young Jesus stretching after his day’s labor in his father’s carpentry shop. His mother,…

King Arthur’s Death (c.1859-1862)

Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862) King Arthur’s Death c.1859–1862 Graphite, 17.5 x 27.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Siddall was an artist, poet, model, and wife of the Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Although this drawing only outlines the event of King…

La mort de Socrate (after 1787)

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) & Studio La mort de Socrate (The Death of Socrates) after 1787 Oil on canvas, 133 x 196 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Compare: David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) La mort de Socrate 1787 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York  …

Scene della vita di san Girolamo (c.1490)

Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) Scene della vita di san Girolamo (Scenes from the Life of Saint Jerome) c.1490 Tempera on poplar, 235 × 258 cm National Gallery, London This is the predella of the S. Gerolamo Altarpiece. Main panel: Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) San Girolamo…

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)