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The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene (1868)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene 1868 Oil on canvas, 130 x 369 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid A domestic scene set in classical antiquity. An old man and a youth recline on divans while an attractive young woman…

Bacco e Arianna (1520-1523)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Bacco e Arianna (Bacchus and Ariadne) 1520–1523 Oil on canvas, 176.5 x 191 cm National Gallery, London Detail of the Crown Constellation. Detail of Ariadne and Theseus‘s ship. Detail of Bacchus. Detail of Pan. Detail of Bacchante. Detail of…

Lot e le sue figlie (c.1622)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Lot e le sue figlie (Lot and His Daughters) c.1622 Oil on canvas, 151.8 × 189.2 cm Getty Center, Los Angeles From the safety of the cave where they have taken refuge, Lot’s daughters appear absorbed by an…

La Danaïde (1880s)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) La Danaïde (Danaid) 1880s, carved 1903–1904 Marble, 23 x 40 x 26 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The Danaids of Greek mythology were the fifty daughters of Danaus; married to a group of brothers, they murdered their…

Baccanale con torchio (c.1475)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Baccanale con torchio (Bacchanal with a Wine Press) c.1475 Engraving, 29.4 x 43.2 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Compare: Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Baccanale con un tino di vino c.1470–1490 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York    

Nature morte (1867)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Nature morte (Still Life) 1867 Oil on canvas, 81 x 99.7 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo “Don’t bother trying to look for something new: you won’t find novelty in the subject matter, but in the way you…

La Belle Iseult (1858)

Morris, William (1834-1896) La Belle Iseult 1858 Oil on canvas, 71.8 x 50.2 cm Tate Britain, London This is the only completed easel painting that William Morris produced. It is a portrait in medieval dress of Jane Burden, whom Morris married…

Blowing the Horn at Seaside (1870)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Blowing the Horn at Seaside 1870 Oil on canvas, 48.9 x 34.9 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Compare: Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) The Dinner Horn c.1870 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston     Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) The Dinner Horn 1870 Art Institute…