Tag: London

Mrs Siddons (1785)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) Mrs Siddons 1785 Oil on canvas, 126 × 99.5 cm National Gallery, London Mrs Siddons (1755–1831) was the greatest tragic actress of her time, remaining at the top of her profession for 30 years. Gainsborough painted her in the…

Sarah Siddons

(1755–1831) née Sarah Kemble Sarah Siddons in Art: Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) Mrs Siddons 1785 National Gallery, London     Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Infant Hercules Strangling Serpents 1786 Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg   Born July 5 1755 Brecon (Wales) Died June 8 1831 London (England) Occupation…

La Maternité (1901)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Maternité (Motherhood) 1901 Oil on fibre board, 100.1 × 72.9 cm National Gallery, London On loan from a private collection.

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

Self Portrait aged 24 (1639)

Flinck, Govert (1615-1660) Self Portrait aged 24 1639 Oil on oak, 65.8 × 54.4 cm National Gallery, London Compare: Flinck, Govert (1615-1660) Self-Portrait with Beret c.1638–1643 Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow