Tag: foliage

Plantation Settlement in Brazil (1656)

Post, Frans (1612-1680) Plantation Settlement in Brazil 1656 Oil on panel, 36.9 x 54 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection This panoramic view of a plantation settlement in Brazil was recollected by Frans Post one dozen years after he had…

Portrait of a Young Man praying (c.1485)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Portrait of a Young Man praying (recto) c.1485 Oil on panel, 29.2 x 22.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Verso: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Flowers in an Jug c.1485 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid     Hans Memling was a leading painter of…

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1596)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1596 Oil on copper, 26.6 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Jan Brueghel belonged to a dynasty of painters whose first outstanding member was Pieter Bruegel, Jan’s…

La sfida delle Pieridi (c.1523-1527)

Rosso Fiorentino (1495-1540) La sfida delle Pieridi (The Challenge of the Pierides) c.1523–1527 Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 31 x 63 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris A rare mythological subject This small painting represents an episode reported by Ovid in…

Venise, le Molo (1895)

Boudin, Eugène (1824-1898) Venise, le Molo (Venice, the Molo) 1895 Oil on canvas, 33.5 x 57 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff See also: • Venezia (Italia)

La Maternité (1901)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Maternité (Motherhood) 1901 Oil on fibre board, 100.1 × 72.9 cm National Gallery, London On loan from a private collection.

Sous les arbres (1897-1899)

Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940) Sous les arbres (Beneath the Trees) 1897–1899 Oil on cardboard mounted on canvas, 53 x 67 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©VEGAP, Madrid Carmen Thyssen Collection In March 1899 Maurice Denis explained in his diary the difference between the…