Tag: gold

Madonna in trono con santi (1504-1505)

Raffaello (1483-1520) Madonna in trono con santi (Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints) c.1504–1505 Tempera and gold on wood, 169.5 x 168.9 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York This is the main panel of the Colonna Altarpiece (Pala Colonna). The Colonna…

Self-Portrait (1542-1543)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543) Self-Portrait 1542–1543 Coloured chalk, pen and gold on paper, 32 x 26 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze

Portrait of Henry VIII of England (c.1537)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543) Portrait of Henry VIII of England c.1537 Oil on panel, 28 x 20 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Portraiture was the most popular genre in sixteenth-century England, and indeed one of the few available to artists following the…

Gold and Brown: Self-Portrait (1896-1898)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Gold and Brown: Self-Portrait c.1896–1898 Oil on canvas, 62.5 x 46.8 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Known for his biting wit, extravagant style, and personal eccentricities, the publicity-conscious Whistler used self-portraiture as a means to…

Autoritratto (c.1562)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Autoritratto (Self-Portrait) c.1562 Oil on canvas, 86 x 65 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Titian painted his first self-portrait before leaving for Rome in 1545. However, it was after his Roman stay that he showed the most interest in disseminating…

The Kiss (1907-1908)

Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918) The Kiss (Der Kuss) 1907–1908 Oil and gold on canvas, 180 x 180 cm Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

Doña Teresa Sureda (c.1803-1804)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Doña Teresa Sureda (Thérèse Louise de Sureda) c.1803–1804 Oil on canvas, 119.7 x 79.4 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington See also: • Sureda, Thérèse Louise Chapronde Saint Armand de

The Annunciation (c.1434-1436)

Van Eyck, Jan (c.1390-1441) The Annunciation c.1434–1436 Oil on canvas transferred from panel, 90.2 x 34.1 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington The Annunciation described by Saint Luke is interpreted in terms of actuality in this painting, which was probably once…