Tag: flute

The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene (1868)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene 1868 Oil on canvas, 130 x 369 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid A domestic scene set in classical antiquity. An old man and a youth recline on divans while an attractive young woman…

The Golden Stairs (1880)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Golden Stairs 1880 Oil on canvas, 269.2 x 116.8 cm Tate Britain, London This painting is an example of Burne-Jones’s interest in investigating a mood rather than telling a story. He deliberately made his pictures mysterious and…

Le Triomphe de Silène (c.1636)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Le Triomphe de Silène (The Triumph of Silenus) c.1636 Oil on canvas, 142.9 × 120.5 cm National Gallery, London This was one of three bacchanalian scenes Poussin painted for the powerful French minister, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585–1642). See…

Spring (1894)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Spring 1894 Oil on canvas, 178.4 × 80.3 cm Getty Center, Los Angeles

L’âge d’or (1862)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’âge d’or (The Golden Age) 1862 Oil on paper mounted on panel, 46.4 x 61.9 cm Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA

Allegoria del Vizio (c.1531)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria del Vizio (Allegory of Vice) c.1531 Tempera on canvas, 142 × 85.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Companion: Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria della Virtù c.1531 Musée du Louvre, Paris     See also: • Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)

Marsia e Olimpo (1597-1600)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Marsia e Olimpo (Marsyas and Olympus) 1597–1600 Oil on wood, 34.4 x 84.2 cm National Gallery, London This is one of three panels for a musical instrument. The other panels: Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Giovane Satiro che raccoglie l’uva…