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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…

Allegoria della Temperanza (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Allegoria della Temperanza (Allegory of Temperance) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 97 x 101.3 cm National Gallery, London This modello, or detailed oil study, is one of a group of 12 that Giordano made in preparation for the ceiling frescoes…

Disparate de bestia (1816-1824)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Disparate de bestia (Animal Folly) 1816–1824 (published 1877) Etching and aquatint on paper, 24.6 x 35.6 cm Rhode Island School of Design, Providence