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Judith with the head of Holofernes (c.1530)

Cranach, Lucas the Elder (1472-1553) Judith with the head of Holofernes c.1530 Oil on lime, 87.7 × 58.1 × 2.4 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Through courage and cunning, the Old Testament heroine had succeeded in penetrating Holofernes’ tent camp, which had…

Hélène Fourment putting on a glove (c.1632)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Hélène Fourment putting on a glove c.1632 Oil on oak, 96.6 x 69 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich When compared with the elaborate and imposing full-length portrait of Helene Fourment in the collection (inv. no. 340), the present…

Autoritratto (c.1577)

Fontana, Lavinia (1552-1614) Autoritratto (Self-portrait) c.1577 Oil on copper, 17 x 14 cm Museo de Zaragoza, Zaragoza Verso: Fontana, Lavinia (1552-1614) Ritratto di Gian Paolo Zappi c.1577 Museo de Zaragoza, Zaragoza   Double portrait of a married couple. See also:…

Saskia

Flinck, Govert (1615-1660) Saskia s.d. Red chalk on laid paper, 16.6 x 11.9 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington See also: • Uylenburgh, Saskia van (1612-1642)

Poulets, gibier à plumes et lièvres (c.1882)

Caillebotte, Gustave (1848-1894) Poulets, gibier à plumes et lièvres (Chickens, Game Birds, and Hares) c.1882 Oil on canvas, 76 x 105 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Caillebotte balanced the notion of the wild with the orderly in this painting, as…

L’Ambitieuse (1883-1885)

Tissot, James (1836-1902) L’Ambitieuse (Political Woman) 1883–1885 Oil on canvas, 142.24 x 101.6 cm Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo L’Ambitieuse (Political Woman), also referred to as The Reception, belongs to a series of fifteen large paintings that James Tissot executed between…

Le duc d’Orléans montrant sa maîtresse (1825-1826)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Le duc d’Orléans montrant sa maîtresse (The Duke of Orleans showing his Lover) c.1825–1826 Oil on canvas, 35 x 25.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This signed canvas by Delacroix depicting a literary subject has been dated to around…