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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…

L’Annunciazione (c.1426)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) L’Annunciazione (The Annunciation) c.1426 Tempera on panel, 162.3 x 191.5 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This altarpiece was painted for the monastery of Santo Domenico in Fiesole, near Florence. The central panel shows the Archangel Gabriel’s Annunciation to…

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…

Portrait of a Child (1916)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Portrait of a Child (Anton Peschka, Jr.) 1916 Gouache, watercolor, and graphite on paper, 49.9 x 32.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Egon Schiele depicted a small child, the son of a friend, in this drawing devoid…

Sacra Famiglia Medici (c.1529)

Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia Medici (Madonna and Child, Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist) c.1529 Oil on panel, 140 × 104 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Compare: Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia con San Giovannino c.1528 Metropolitan Museum of…

Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (1891-1892)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (Study of Honoré de Balzac) 1891–1892 Bronze, 52.7 x 39.4 x 32.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1891 Rodin was commissioned to create a monument honoring the celebrated French writer Honoré de…

La Vie (1903)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Vie (Life) 1903 Oil on canvas, 196.5 x 129.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1901, depressed over the suicide of a close friend, Picasso launched into the melancholic paintings of his Blue period (1901–4). Only…