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Il Poeta (c.1620-1621)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) Il Poeta (The Poet) c.1620–1621 Etching, 15.8 x 12.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Ribera produced a small but distinctive group of sixteen etchings, most during a short span in the 1620s. Etching was then undergoing…

Orphée (1960)

Cocteau, Jean (1889-1963) Orphée (Orpheus) 1960 Color lithograph, 56 × 37.5 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

The Golden Stairs (1880)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Golden Stairs 1880 Oil on canvas, 269.2 x 116.8 cm Tate Britain, London This painting is an example of Burne-Jones’s interest in investigating a mood rather than telling a story. He deliberately made his pictures mysterious and…

The Crowning of Saint Catherine (1631 or 1633)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Crowning of Saint Catherine 1631 or 1633 Oil on canvas, 265.7 x 214.3 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Rubens painted this magnificent painting as an altarpiece for the Church of the Augustinians in Mechelen (Malines),…

Sei poeti toscani (1544)

Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Sei poeti toscani (Six Tuscan Poets) 1544 Oil on panel, 132.08 x 131.13 cm Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis See also: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321) | Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) | Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374)

Sappho and Alcaeus (1881)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Sappho and Alcaeus 1881 Oil on panel, 66 × 122 cm Walters Art Museum, Baltimore See also: • Alcaeus (c.620 BC-c.580 BC) | Sappho (7th-6th century BC)