Tag: headdress

Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund (1901-1902)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 66.7 cm De Morgan Collection Rosamund was the mistress of Henry II, who built a house for her at Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Legends say…

A Genoese Lady with Her Child (c.1623-1625)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) A Genoese Lady with Her Child c.1623–1625 Oil on canvas, 217.8 x 146 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland This portrait was a departure from the painting style popular at this time, focusing less on a demonstrative…

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…

Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Watercolor over pencil, 36.8 x 47 cm Private collection Study: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante…

The Shadow of Death (1870-1873)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Shadow of Death 1870–1873 Oil on canvas, 214.2 x 168.2 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The picture shows a carpenter’s workshop. A youthful Christ, depicted as muscular and tanned, stands facing the front and stretching, with…

The Shadow of Death (1873-1874)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Shadow of Death 1873–1874 Oil on panel, 104.5 x 82 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago This minutely detailed painting depicts the young Jesus stretching after his day’s labor in his father’s carpentry shop. His mother,…

Bretonnes (s.d.)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Bretonnes (Breton Women) s.d. Oil on canvas, 81 x 54 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris See also: • Bretagne (France)