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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…

The Salutation of Beatrice (1869)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1869 Oil on canvas, 57.1 x 47 cm Private collection Inscription with a sonnet from Dante‘s Vita Nuova (The New Life). Beatrice Portinari was the Florentine girl who represented the ideal of…

Autoritratto (s.d.)

Lotto, Lorenzo (1480-1557) Autoritratto (Self-Portrait) s.d. Oil on panel, 43 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Within Lotto’s oeuvre both religious compositions and portraits occupy significant positions, and the artist introduced notable innovations in the latter genre. Born in Venice, it…

Ritratto d’uomo (c.1520)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Ritratto d’uomo (Portrait of a Man) c.1520 Oil on canvas, 55 x 40 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Correggio was one of the great fresco painters of the 16th century. In his Lives, Vasari provides some insight into his personality,…

Femme assise (1923-1924)

Soutine, Chaïm (1893-1943) Femme assise (Seated Woman) 1923–1924 Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The woman portrayed here seems to bear the weight of the world on her shoulders. Her ghostlike silhouette in tones of…

Green Park, London (1870 or 1871)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Green Park, London 1870 or 1871 Oil on canvas, 34.3 × 72.5 cm Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Detail of Apsley House, home of the Duke of Wellington, and his equestrian statue. See also: • London (England) | Wellington…

Portrait of a Man (1522)

Cranach, Lucas the Elder (1472-1553) Portrait of a Man 1522 Oil on panel, 57.6 x 39.9 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Pair: Cranach, Lucas the Elder (1472-1553) Portrait of a Woman 1522 National Gallery of Art, Washington