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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…

Adoration of the Magi (1598-1600)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Adoration of the Magi 1598–1600 Oil on copperplate, 26.5 x 35.2 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Compare: Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings 1598 National Gallery, London     Brueghel, Jan the Elder…

Les Jockeys (1882)

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de (1864-1901) Les Jockeys (The Jockeys) 1882 Oil on canvas, 64.5 x 45 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection «In our family,» Toulouse-Lautrec quipped, «once baptised, one is in the saddle.» Lautrec‘s father was a fanatical -and somewhat…

The Garden of Eden (c.1610-1612)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Garden of Eden c.1610–1612 Oil on panel, 59.4 x 95.6 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen Brueghel was born into a famous dynasty of artists and, together with Rubens, he was generally regarded as…

Adorazione dei Magi (1500s)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) & Workshop Adorazione dei Magi (Adoration of the Magi) 1500s Oil on canvas, 134.5 x 217 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Titian, the celebrated and prolific 16th-century Venetian artist, and his large workshop painted several versions of this…

Bacco e Arianna (1520-1523)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Bacco e Arianna (Bacchus and Ariadne) 1520–1523 Oil on canvas, 176.5 x 191 cm National Gallery, London Detail of the Crown Constellation. Detail of Ariadne and Theseus‘s ship. Detail of Bacchus. Detail of Pan. Detail of Bacchante. Detail of…

L’éventail (c.1919)

Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) L’éventail (The Fan) c.1919 Oil on canvas, 30.5 × 30 cm Tate Britain, London The Fan is painted in Marie Laurencin’s typically restrained palette of blue, rose and grey. It depicts two women staring at the viewer from…

Moisson, Le Pouldu (1890)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Moisson, Le Pouldu (Harvest: Le Pouldu) 1890 Oil on canvas, 73 × 92.1 cm Tate Britain, London In 1890 Gauguin was staying at Marie Henry’s boarding house in Le Pouldu, Brittany. The headland in this painting is at the western…