Tag: drapery

Sacra Famiglia Medici (c.1529)

Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia Medici (Madonna and Child, Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist) c.1529 Oil on panel, 140 × 104 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Compare: Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia con San Giovannino c.1528 Metropolitan Museum of…

San Girolamo (c.1638-1640)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) San Girolamo (Saint Jerome) c.1638–1640 Oil on canvas, 129 x 100.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Saint Jerome (about ad 347–420) translated biblical texts into Latin. Although he sometimes appears as a scholar in his study,…

Madonna col Bambino (c.1490-1500)

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513) Madonna col Bambino (Virgin and Child) c.1490–1500 Tempera and oil on wood, 45.5 x 34.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Bernardino di Betto, called Pinturicchio, is said to have acquired his nickname (“little painter”) because of his small…

La Vie (1903)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Vie (Life) 1903 Oil on canvas, 196.5 x 129.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1901, depressed over the suicide of a close friend, Picasso launched into the melancholic paintings of his Blue period (1901–4). Only…

La sepoltura (1529-1530)

Parmigianino (1503-1540) La sepoltura (The Entombment) 1529–1530 Etching, 27.1 x 20.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland One of the most important Mannerist painters, Parmigianino was the first artist to exploit the fluid, expressive potential of etching. The graphic vocabulary of…

Susanna e i vecchioni (c.1555-1556)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e i vecchioni (Susanna and the Elders) c.1555–1556 Oil on canvas, 146 × 193.6 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e i Vecchioni 1552–1555 Museo del Prado, Madrid     Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e…