Tag: figure

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…

Baigneuses (1889)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Baigneuses (Women Bathing) 1889 Oil on canvas, 47 x 57.2 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen In 1887, working in collaboration with his friend Louis Anquetin, Émile Bernard created a painting style based on flat colours enclosed…

Intérieur à Pont-Aven (1887)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Intérieur à Pont-Aven (Inside a Shop in Pont-Aven) 1887 Oil on canvas, 45.5 x 55.3 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen For the young Émile Bernard, aged nineteen, 1887 was a year of achievements. Bernard and his…

Capriccio con fiume e ponte (c.1745)

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721-1780) Capriccio con fiume e ponte (Capriccio with a River and Bridge) c.1745 Oil on canvas, 48.5 x 73 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Bernardo Bellotto, Canaletto’s pupil and nephew, was together with his uncle one of the great painters…

Braque Triptych (c.1452)

Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) Braque Triptych c.1452 Oil on wood, 41 x 68 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Closed: Left panel: Saint John the Baptist Central panel: Virgin Mary, Jesus and St John the Evangelist Right panel: St Mary Magdalene…

The Old Palace in Brussels (1670)

Van der Heyden, Jan (1637-1712) The Old Palace in Brussels (Coudenberg Palace) 1670 Oil on wood, 50 x 62.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Former palace of the Dukes of Brabant in the Middle Ages (and of the Dukes of Burgundy,…

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…