Tag: Italian

Carmen Rossi

(c.1878-?) Carmela ‘Carmen’ Caira Carmen in Art: Whistler, James (1834-1903) Pink and Gold: The Neapolitan 1897 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Occupation Art model

Guidobaldo da Montefeltro

(1472–1508) Duke of Urbino (1482–1502; 1503–1508) Guidobaldo in Art: Piero della Francesca (c.1416-1492) Ritratto di ragazzo c.1483 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid    

Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta

(1417–1468) Signore di Rimini (1432–1468) Sigismondo in Art: Piero della Francesca (c.1416-1492) Sigismondo Malatesta, signore di Rimini 3rd quarter of the 15th century Musée du Louvre, Paris   Born June 19 1417 Brescia (Italia) Died October 7 1468 Rimini (Italia) Buried Tempio…

Orazio Gentileschi

(1563–1639) Orazio Lomi Gentileschi The artist’s works: San Francesco sorretto dall’angelo c.1607 Museo del Prado, Madrid Riposo nella fuga in Egitto c.1620 National Gallery, London Danae e la pioggia d’oro 1621–1623 Getty Center, Los Angeles Giuditta e la sua serva con la testa…

Francesco I d’Este

(1610–1658) Duke of Modena and Reggio (1629-1658) Francesco I in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Busto del Duca Francesco I d’Este 1650–1651 Galleria Estense, Modena     Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato de Francisco I de Este 1638 Galleria Estense, Modena    …

Guido Cavalcanti

(c.1255–1300) Works: • Rime (Italian) • Sonnets and Ballate (English) Cavalcanti in Art: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Private collection     Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate…

François Zola

(1796–1847) Francesco Antonio Giuseppe Maria Zolla Works: • Barrage Zola (Le Tholonet) Émile Zola and his parents (c.1845) Émile Zola and his father François Zola. Émile Zola in Art: Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Le Barrage de François Zola c.1879 National Museum Wales, Cardiff…

Torquato Tasso

(1544–1595) Works: • Gerusalemme liberata (Italian) • Jerusalem Delivered (English) Tasso in Art: Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Adrasto assiso ai piedi d’Armida c.1740–1746 National Gallery, London     Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Il mago d’Ascalona c.1740–1746 National Gallery, London     Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La vergogna di…

Becuccio Bicchieraio da Gambassi

Domenico di Jacopo di Matteo, called Becuccio Bicchieraio Becuccio in Art: Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Domenico da Gambassi c.1525–1528 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago     Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) La moglie di Domenico da Gambassi c.1525–1528 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago    …

Monsignor Francesco Barberini

(1528–1600) Francesco Barberini in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Monsignor Francesco Barberini c.1623 National Gallery of Art, Washington   Born 1528 Firenze (Italia) Died 1600 Roma (Italia) Nephew Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644), Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) Occupation Merchant