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Madonna col Bambino e quattro angeli (early 1420s)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) Madonna col Bambino e quattro angeli (Madonna and Child with Four Аngels) early 1420s Tempera on poplar panel, 81 x 51 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This type of Madonna was widespread in Florence in the late 14th…

Adorazione di Gesù Bambino (c.1480)

Lippi, Filippino (1457-1504) Adorazione di Gesù Bambino (Adoration of the Christ Child) c.1480 Tempera on canvas, diameter 33 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Filippino Lippi was the son of the artist-monk, Fra Filippo Lippi, and himself a pupil of Botticelli. This…

Santa Casilda (c.1630-1635)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) Santa Casilda (Saint Casilda) c.1630–1635 Oil on canvas, 171 x 107 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Images of saints depicted alone, holding their attributes and looking out of the picture space were among the most popular compositions within…

Christ on the Cross (1627)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) Christ on the Cross 1627 Oil on panel, 105.3 x 73 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection When he returned to Antwerp after his sojourn in Italy, Anton van Dyck painted several Crucifixions for different churches…

L’Annonciation (1890)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) L’Annonciation (The Annunciation) 1890 Oil on canvas, 34.9 x 47 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen Between 1888 and 1891, Émile Bernard together with Gauguin was the creator of Synthetism, the tendency that marked a historical turn…