Tag: laughing

Pierrot riant (1855)

Nadar (1820-1910) Pierrot riant (Pierrot Laughing) 1855 Gelatin-coated salted paper print, 27.3 x 19.8 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York We owe the contemporary image of Pierrot to the famous mime Jean-Gaspard Baptiste Duburau, who replaced the ruff and wide white…

Pietro Aretino

(1492–1556) Works: • Angelica (Italian) • Il divino Pietro Aretino a lo Imperadore ne la morte del Duca d’Urbino (Italian) • Il primo libro delle lettere (Italian) • Il secondo libro delle lettere (Italian) • La Cortigiana (Italian) • Dubbj…

Testa di giovane ridente (c.1585)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Testa di giovane ridente (Head of a Laughing Youth) c.1585 Oil on paper on canvas, 44.5 × 29.5 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma The painting, mentioned as ‘Buffoon laughing’, has been part of the Borghese collection since 1693 and…

Amor Vincit Omnia (1601-1602)

Caravaggio (1571-1610) Amor Vincit Omnia (Love Conquers All / Cupid as Victor) 1601–1602 Oil on canvas, 156.5 x 113.3 cm Gemäldegalerie, Berlin Around 1592/93, Caravaggio came to Rome from Lombardy, bringing with him formative impressions of the works of Savoldo, Lotto, Romanino…