Tag: foliage

Bacchanale (1625-1626)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Bacchanale (Bacchanal) 1625–1626 Oil on canvas, 122 x 169 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This is a traditional scene from the iconography of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. It depicts his meeting with Ariadne on the island…

The Virgin and Child with two Angels (1480-1490)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) The Virgin and Child with two Angels 1480–1490 Oil on panel, 36 x 26 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid The Virgin appears seated in a walled garden, an allusion to the hortus conclusus or enclosed garden, which symbolizes…

Escena de una comedia (1798)

Julià, Asensio (1753-1832) Escena de una comedia (Scene from a Comedy) 1798 Oil on canvas, 43 x 56 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Attributed to Asensio Julià. This canvas was painted for the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Osuna…

Noli me tangere (c.1525)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Noli me tangere c.1525 Oil on panel transferred to canvas, 130 x 103 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Antonio Correggio’s stay in Rome between 1518 and 1519 powerfully affected his late work, which reflects that of late Raphael and…

Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (1739)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (Study for “The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian” for the Augustinian monastery at Diessen, Germany) 1739 Oil on canvas, 51.7 x 31.7 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1739 a pair…

St. Tropez (1894)

Signac, Paul (1863-1935) St. Tropez (The Port of St. Tropez) 1894 Color lithograph Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland See also: • Saint-Tropez (France)

Madonna col Bambino (c.1490-1500)

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513) Madonna col Bambino (Virgin and Child) c.1490–1500 Tempera and oil on wood, 45.5 x 34.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Bernardino di Betto, called Pinturicchio, is said to have acquired his nickname (“little painter”) because of his small…

Ophelia (1851-1852)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 111.8 cm Tate Britain, London The scene depicted is from Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, Act IV, Scene vii. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)