Tag: Egypt

Napoléon en Egypte (1863)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte (Napoleon in Egypt) 1863 Oil on panel, 21 x 33 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg General Bonaparte with his Headquarters in Egypt. A Sketch. Compare: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte 1867–1868 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton  …

Moïse sauvé des eaux (c.1638)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Moïse sauvé des eaux (Moses saved from the waters) c.1638 Oil on canvas, 94 x 121 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Featuring one of Nicolas Poussin‘s favorite subjects, this painting was very popular in the 17th century. It…

The Flight into Egypt (1462)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) The Flight into Egypt 1462 Oil on wood, 47 x 26 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Triptych Left panel: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Saint John the Baptist 1462 Musée du Louvre, Paris     Right panel: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Saint…

Riposo nella fuga in Egitto (c.1620)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Riposo nella fuga in Egitto (The Rest on the Flight into Egypt) c.1620 Oil on canvas, 175.6 × 218 cm National Gallery, London On loan from Birmingham Museums Trust on behalf of Birmingham City Council. Compare: Gentileschi, Orazio…

Apuleius

(c.124-c.170) Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis Works: • Amor ja Psyke (Finnish) • Apologia sive pro se de magia (Latin) • De deo Socratis (Latin) • De mundo (Latin) • De Platone et eius dogmate, Liber I (Latin) • De Platone et…

The Triumph of the Innocents (1883-1884)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Triumph of the Innocents 1883–1884 Oil on canvas, 156.2 x 254 cm Tate Britain, London Hunt began painting this subject while on a visit to the Holy Land in the 1870s. It shows Mary, Joseph and…

The Triumph of the Innocents (1876-1887)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Triumph of the Innocents 1876–1887 Oil on canvas, 157.5 × 247.5 cm Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Mary and the infant Christ on the donkey are being led on their nocturnal flight to Egypt by Joseph. They…

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…