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Le Christ et la Madeleine (c.1905)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Le Christ et la Madeleine (Christ and Magdalene) c.1905 Marble, 102 x 77 x 70 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection Christ and the Magdalen is the only known work by Rodin on a religious subject. Various…

Madonna di Manchester (c.1494)

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Madonna di Manchester (Manchester Madonna: The Virgin and Child with Saint John and Angels) c.1494 Tempera on wood, 104.5 × 77 cm National Gallery, London

Bacchante (1911)

Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Bacchante 1911 Oil on canvas pasted on cardboard, 32.7 x 41 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Los borrachos, o El triunfo de Baco (1778)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Los borrachos, o El triunfo de Baco (Drunks, or The Triumph of Bacchus) 1778 Etching, drypoint, 39.5 x 46.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Inscription: “Pintura de Don Diego Velázquez con figuras del tamaño natural en el…

La fucina di Vulcano (c.1660)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) La fucina di Vulcano (Vulcan’s Forge) c.1660 Oil on canvas, 192.5 x 151.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This early work by Luca Giordano manages to combine a mythological theme with a treatment worthy of a genre painting.…

Cristo en la Cruz (c.1630)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) Cristo en la Cruz (Christ on the Cross) c.1630 Oil on canvas, 214 x 143.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The present canvas was unpublished until 1918 when Hugo Kehrer included it in his monograph on Zurbarán. At…

Christ on the Cross (1627)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) Christ on the Cross 1627 Oil on panel, 105.3 x 73 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection When he returned to Antwerp after his sojourn in Italy, Anton van Dyck painted several Crucifixions for different churches…

La morte di Giacinto (c.1752-1753)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La morte di Giacinto (The Death of Hyacinthus) c.1752–1753 Oil on canvas, 287 x 232 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This large canvas dates from the period when Tiepolo was working in Würzburg. It was first attributed to the…

Nude Girl with Arms Outstretched (1911)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Nude Girl with Arms Outstretched 1911 Watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper, 48 x 31.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid At the beginning of the twentieth century, when sexuality began to be explored more seriously, some artists — among…

Le baiser (c.1816-1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Le baiser (The Kiss) c.1816–1817 Charcoal, wash and gouache on brown paper, 20 x 27.4 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Having failed to win the Academy prize that would finance a study trip to Italy, in 1816 Géricault decided…