Tag: light

Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (1739)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Studio per Il Martirio di San Sebastiano (Study for “The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian” for the Augustinian monastery at Diessen, Germany) 1739 Oil on canvas, 51.7 x 31.7 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1739 a pair…

The Patio (1908)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) The Patio 1908 Watercolor with traces of gouache over graphite on paper, 53.2 x 34.6 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Sargent was born in Italy, studied in France, and worked chiefly in England, but he never…

Budding Sycamore (1875)

Ruskin, John (1819-1900) Budding Sycamore 1875 Black and gray wash, gouache, and graphite, 34.8 x 44.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The most influential art critic in Britain during the 19th century, John Ruskin was also an amateur artist for…

Sacra Famiglia Medici (c.1529)

Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia Medici (Madonna and Child, Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist) c.1529 Oil on panel, 140 × 104 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Compare: Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia con San Giovannino c.1528 Metropolitan Museum of…

San Girolamo (c.1638-1640)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) San Girolamo (Saint Jerome) c.1638–1640 Oil on canvas, 129 x 100.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Saint Jerome (about ad 347–420) translated biblical texts into Latin. Although he sometimes appears as a scholar in his study,…

La Vie (1903)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Vie (Life) 1903 Oil on canvas, 196.5 x 129.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1901, depressed over the suicide of a close friend, Picasso launched into the melancholic paintings of his Blue period (1901–4). Only…

Soldado herido (1930)

Orozco, José Clemente (1883-1949) Soldado herido (Wounded Soldier) 1930 Oil on canvas, 113 x 93 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The central figure in a movement of revolutionary artists responding to political turmoil in Mexico during the 1920s, José Orozco believed…