Tag: hand

Au café (c.1877)

Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919) Au café (In the Café) c.1877 Oil on canvas, 35.7 x 27.5 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

Santa Barbara (1522)

Parmigianino (1503-1540) Santa Barbara (Saint Barbara) 1522 Oil on panel, 48 x 39 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid A portrait of Saint Barbara in profile on a black background. In her hands, she holds a tower, which was her symbol. A…

The Virgin and Child with two Angels (1480-1490)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) The Virgin and Child with two Angels 1480–1490 Oil on panel, 36 x 26 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid The Virgin appears seated in a walled garden, an allusion to the hortus conclusus or enclosed garden, which symbolizes…

San Girolamo penitente (1546)

Lotto, Lorenzo (1480-1557) San Girolamo penitente (Penitent Saint Jerome) 1546 Oil on canvas, 99 x 90 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Lorenzo Lotto‘s various depictions of the penitent Saint Jerome span early versions influenced by Albrecht Dürer and Giovanni Bellini (Musée…

Escena de una comedia (1798)

Julià, Asensio (1753-1832) Escena de una comedia (Scene from a Comedy) 1798 Oil on canvas, 43 x 56 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Attributed to Asensio Julià. This canvas was painted for the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Osuna…

Il sacrificio di Isacco (c.1653)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Il sacrificio di Isacco (The Sacrifice of Isaac) c.1653 Oil on canvas, 85 x 124 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son Isaac. Arriving at the chosen place, Abraham built…

Diane (early 19th century)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Diane (Diana) Early 19th century Wash, pen on paper, 17.3 x 12 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid The composition is almost identical, with the same dimensions, to a Venus disarming Cupid (New York, Sotheby’s, January 28, 2015, n.…