Tag: King

Adorazione dei Magi (c.1557-1560)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Adorazione dei Magi (Adoration of the Magi) c.1557–1560 Oil on canvas, 223 × 120 cm Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milano Painted around 1559–60, the painting has much in common with Titian’s mature works. The rendering of the sky is interesting, for the…

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…

King David Playing the Harp (c.1627-1628)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) King David Playing the Harp c.1627–1628 Oil on panel, 44.8 x 66 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia The biblical King David strums his harp, performing the music of heaven in concert with five angels. Ornate fictive architecture frames…

Henri II (France)

(1519–1559) King of France (1547–1559) Henri II in Art: Michelangelo (1475-1564) Disegno per una statua equestre di Enrico II 1559–1564 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam   Born March 31 1519 Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France) Died July 10 1559 Paris (France) Father François I, King of France (1494-1547) Wife (1533-1559)…

Il giudizio di Salomone (c.1665)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Il giudizio di Salomone (The Judgement of Solomon) c.1665 Oil on canvas, 250.8 x 308 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection This large-format canvas is a superb example of Italian Baroque painting. In this strongly narrative scene,…

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…

James I (England)

(1566–1625) James Charles Stuart King of England (1603–1625) King of Ireland (1603–1625) King of Scotland (1567–1625) James I in Art: Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Apotheosis of James I c.1628–1630 Tate Britain, London   Born June 19 1566 Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh (Scotland)…

Le Roi d’Aragon (1973)

Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Le Roi d’Aragon (King of Aragon) 1973 Etching and mezzotint on paper, 48.3 × 35.6 cm Tate Britain, London Albert Field, The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí, New York 1996, p.80: “King of Aragon…