Tag: desert

Napoléon en Egypte (1867-1868)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte (Napoleon in Egypt) 1867–1868 Oil on wood panel, 35.8 x 25 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton During the Second Empire (1852–70), Napoleon III encouraged the cult of his uncle, Napoleon Bonaparte, whose 1798 Egyptian…

San Girolamo penitente (1419-1420)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) San Girolamo penitente (The Penitent Saint Jerome) 1419–1420 Tempera on wood panel, 56.5 x 41.2 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Although some scholars attribute this painting to the Florentine artists Masolino, Masaccio, and Giovanni Toscani, most favor the…

La Madeleine au désert (1869)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) La Madeleine au désert, Méditation (Mary Magdalene in the Desert, Meditation) 1869 Oil on canvas, 52.5 x 36.5 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

Tebaide (c.1417-1423)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) Tebaide (Thebaid) c.1417–1423 Tempera on poplar, 73.7 × 105.5 × 2 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

San Giovanni Battista nel deserto (c.1445-1450)

Domenico Veneziano (c.1410-1461) San Giovanni Battista nel deserto (Saint John the Baptist in the Desert) c.1445–1450 Tempera on panel, 28.4 x 31.8 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington One of Domenico Veneziano‘s major works is an altarpiece that he painted about 1445…

Polittico di Valle Romita (c.1408)

Gentile da Fabriano (c.1370-1427) Polittico di Valle Romita (Valle Romita Polyptych) c.1408 Tempera on panel, 157.2 x 79.6 (central panel) 117.5 x 40 cm (lower side panels) 48.9 x 37.8 cm (upper side panels) Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano

Tentazioni di San Gerolamo (1541)

Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Tentazioni di San Gerolamo (Temptations of St. Jerome) 1541 Oil on panel, 170 x 122.5 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze In accordance with a literary tradition focusing on his period of solitude in the desert, St Jerome has…

San Girolamo penitente (1550-1555)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) San Girolamo penitente (Penitent Saint Jerome) 1550–1555 Oil on canvas, 235 x 125 cm Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) San Girolamo penitente c.1575 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid