Tag: grape

La morte di Giacinto (c.1752-1753)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La morte di Giacinto (The Death of Hyacinthus) c.1752–1753 Oil on canvas, 287 x 232 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This large canvas dates from the period when Tiepolo was working in Würzburg. It was first attributed to the…

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 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…

La Brioche (1870)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Brioche (The Brioche) 1870 Oil on canvas, 65.1 x 81 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Baccanale con torchio (c.1475)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Baccanale con torchio (Bacchanal with a Wine Press) c.1475 Engraving, 29.4 x 43.2 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Compare: Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Baccanale con un tino di vino c.1470–1490 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York    

Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (1918)

Gris, Juan (1887-1927) Verre, couteau et assiette de fruits (Tumbler, Knife, and Plate of Fruit) 1918 Graphite, 25.8 x 33.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The Spanish-born painter and draftsman Juan Gris studied mathematics and engineering in Madrid for two…

Carità (c.1560)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Carità (Charity) c.1560 Oil on copper, 22.86 x 18.42 cm Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis