Tag: lute

Orphée (c.1903-1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Orphée (Orpheus) c.1903–1910 Pastel on brown paper, 68.8 x 56.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Drawn in vivid layers of pastel crayon, this work depicts the head of the poet and musician Orpheus. The story of the…

Portrait of Margaret Gainsborough holding a Theorbo (c.1777)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) Portrait of Margaret Gainsborough holding a Theorbo c.1777 Oil on canvas, 90.2 × 69.9 cm National Gallery, London This unfinished portrait of Thomas Gainsborough’s youngest daughter, Margaret (1751–1820), playing a theorbo (a kind of lute) unites two particularly personal…

Fair Rosamund in her Bower (after 1854)

Scott, William Bell (1811-1890) Fair Rosamund in her Bower after 1854 Oil on canvas, 60.3 x 49.5 cm Private collection Comentary by Rupert Maas: Scott first painted the subject of Rosamund in 1854, for exhibition in the Royal Scottish Academy. This…

Fair Rosamond Alone in Her Bower (c.1853)

Scott, William Bell (1811-1890) Fair Rosamond Alone in Her Bower c.1853 Oil on canvas, 68 x 51.4 cm Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow Compare: De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 De Morgan Collection     Rossetti,…

Pala di San Gerolamo (c.1490)

Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) Pala di San Gerolamo (S. Gerolamo Altarpiece) c.1490 Tempera on poplar, 235 × 258 cm National Gallery, London Main panel: Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) San Girolamo in penitenza con santi e donatori c.1490 National Gallery, London     Predella: Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) Scene…