Tag: Madrid

Ritratto di giovane (c.1518-1519)

Raffaello (1483-1520) and Collaborator Ritratto di giovane (Portrait of a Young Man) c.1518–1519 Oil on panel, 43.8 x 29 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This portrait was acquired from the Julius Böhler gallery in Berlin in December 1928 as a work by…

Plantation Settlement in Brazil (1656)

Post, Frans (1612-1680) Plantation Settlement in Brazil 1656 Oil on panel, 36.9 x 54 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection This panoramic view of a plantation settlement in Brazil was recollected by Frans Post one dozen years after he had…

New York Street with Moon (1925)

O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887-1986) New York Street with Moon 1925 Oil on canvas, 122 x 77 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, VEGAP, Madrid Carmen Thyssen Collection ‘One can’t paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.’…

Two Mothers Holding Children (1941)

Moore, Henry (1898-1986) Two Mothers Holding Children 1941 Pen, ink, wax crayon and watercolor on paper, 38 x 56.4 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©The Henry Moore Foundation. All Rights Reserved Two Mothers Holding Children, another of the drawings from the series…

Portrait of a Young Man praying (c.1485)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Portrait of a Young Man praying (recto) c.1485 Oil on panel, 29.2 x 22.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Verso: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Flowers in an Jug c.1485 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid     Hans Memling was a leading painter of…

Flowers in an Jug (c.1485)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Flowers in an Jug (verso) c.1485 Oil on panel, 29.2 x 22.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Recto: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Portrait of a Young Man praying c.1485 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid     Hans Memling was a leading painter of the second half…

Signal of Distress (1890-1896)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Signal of Distress 1890–1896 Oil on canvas, 62 x 98 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Following a period spent on the English North Coast, Winslow Homer returned to the United States and settled on the equally cold and inhospitable…

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…

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1596)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1596 Oil on copper, 26.6 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Jan Brueghel belonged to a dynasty of painters whose first outstanding member was Pieter Bruegel, Jan’s…

Madonna col Bambino (c.1540)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Madonna col Bambino (The Virgin and Child) c.1540 Oil on panel, 37.5 x 31 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, on loan at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) Prior to 1874 this Virgin and Child was in the Sciarra-Colonna…