Tag: Italia

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…

La Bella (1536-1538)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) La Bella (Portrait of a Lady) 1536–1538 Oil on canvas, 89 × 75.5 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze

La nascita di San Giovanni Battista (c.1635)

Gentileschi, Artemisia (1593-c.1653) La nascita di San Giovanni Battista (The Birth of Saint John the Baptist) c.1635 Oil on canvas, 184 x 258 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This canvas is one of a series of scenes from the life of…

San Francesco sorretto dall’angelo (c.1607)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) San Francesco sorretto dall’angelo (Saint Francis supported by an Angel) c.1607 Oil on canvas, 126 x 98 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid The subject of the angelic consolation of Saint Francis became popular in the second half of…

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…

Cristo risorto adorato da santi e angeli (1566-1568)

Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Cristo risorto adorato da santi e angeli (The Risen Christ Adored by Saints and Angels) 1566–1568 Black chalk, pen and brown ink on paper, 41.9 x 26.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland This highly finished presentation drawing,…

Adorazione dei Magi (1500s)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) & Workshop Adorazione dei Magi (Adoration of the Magi) 1500s Oil on canvas, 134.5 x 217 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Titian, the celebrated and prolific 16th-century Venetian artist, and his large workshop painted several versions of this…

Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (1739)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (Study for “The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian” for the Augustinian monastery at Diessen, Germany) 1739 Oil on canvas, 51.7 x 31.7 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1739 a pair…