Tag: Guercino

La morte di Cleopatra (1648)

Guercino (1591-1666) La morte di Cleopatra (Death of Cleopatra) 1648 Oil on canvas, 173 x 237 cm Palazzo Rosso, Genova This painting, in which Cleopatra is depicted in the act of taking her life, in order not to suffer the shame…

Cristo e la donna di Samaria (c.1619-1620)

Guercino (1591-1666) Cristo e la donna di Samaria (Christ and the Woman of Samaria) c.1619–1620 Oil on canvas, 97.2 x 124.8 cm Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Guercino was one of the foremost painters of the seventeenth century. This recently rediscovered work…

Cattura di Cristo (1621)

Guercino (1591-1666) Cattura di Cristo (The Betrayal of Christ) 1621 or earlier Oil on canvas, 115.3 x 142.2 cm Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Companion: Guercino (1591-1666) Incredulità di san Tommaso 1621 National Gallery, London    

Francesco I d’Este

(1610–1658) Duke of Modena and Reggio (1629-1658) Francesco I in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Busto del Duca Francesco I d’Este 1650–1651 Galleria Estense, Modena     Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato de Francisco I de Este 1638 Galleria Estense, Modena    …

Mars and Venus, after Guercino (1802)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) Mars and Venus, after Guercino 1802 Graphite on paper, 12.8 × 11.4 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Guercino (1591-1666) Venere, Marte e Amore 1633 Galleria Estense, Modena    

Venere, Marte e Amore (1633)

Guercino (1591-1666) Venere, Marte e Amore (Venus, Mars and Cupid) 1633 Oil on canvas, 139 x 161 cm Galleria Estense, Modena Following the indication of Venus, whose right hand is painted almost in a trompe l’oeil, Cupid is about to…