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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…

Madonna col Bambino (c.1540)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Madonna col Bambino (The Virgin and Child) c.1540 Oil on panel, 37.5 x 31 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, on loan at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) Prior to 1874 this Virgin and Child was in the Sciarra-Colonna…

Jean Cocteau (1916)

Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Jean Cocteau 1916 Oil on canvas, 100.4 x 81.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Modigliani moved from his native Italy to Paris in 1906 and soon became part of the city’s vibrant artistic and literary culture. His…

The Salutation of Beatrice (1869)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1869 Oil on canvas, 57.1 x 47 cm Private collection Inscription with a sonnet from Dante‘s Vita Nuova (The New Life). Beatrice Portinari was the Florentine girl who represented the ideal of…

Madonna di Manchester (c.1494)

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Madonna di Manchester (Manchester Madonna: The Virgin and Child with Saint John and Angels) c.1494 Tempera on wood, 104.5 × 77 cm National Gallery, London

Le baiser (c.1816-1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Le baiser (The Kiss) c.1816–1817 Charcoal, wash and gouache on brown paper, 20 x 27.4 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Having failed to win the Academy prize that would finance a study trip to Italy, in 1816 Géricault decided…

Ritratto d’uomo (c.1520)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Ritratto d’uomo (Portrait of a Man) c.1520 Oil on canvas, 55 x 40 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Correggio was one of the great fresco painters of the 16th century. In his Lives, Vasari provides some insight into his personality,…

Portrait of a Stout Man (c.1425)

Campin, Robert (c.1378-1444) Portrait of a Stout Man (Robert de Masmines?) c.1425 Oil on panel, 35.4 x 23.7 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Robert Campin was a renowned painter of his day whose workshop trained important artists such as Jacques Daret and…