Tag: Martyr

La dernière prière des martyrs chrétiens (1883)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) La dernière prière des martyrs chrétiens (The Christian Martyrs’ Last Prayer) 1883 Oil on canvas, 87.9 x 150.1 cm Walters Art Museum, Baltimore William T. Walters commissioned this painting in 1863, but the artist did not deliver it until…

Apoteosi di sant’Orsola e delle sue compagne (1491)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Apoteosi di sant’Orsola e delle sue compagne (Apotheosis of Saint Ursula and her companions) 1491 Oil on canvas, 481 x 335 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the nineth of nine paintings in the cycle of the Legend of…

Matrimonio mistico di santa Caterina (c.1526-1527)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Matrimonio mistico di santa Caterina alla presenza di san Sebastiano (The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine in the presence of Saint Sebastian; in the landscape, martyrs of two saints) c.1526–1527 Oil on wood, 105 × 102 cm Musée du…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Sixtus II (Papa)

Saint Sixtus Martyr (?-258) Pope Sixtus II (257–258) Sixtus II in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) San Sisto II c.1481 Cappella Sistina, Vaticano     Raffaello (1483-1520) Madonna Sistina 1512–1513 Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden     See also: • Martyrs | Popes | Saints