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El almuerzo (c.1617)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) El almuerzo (Luncheon) c.1617 Oil on canvas, 108.5 x 102 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Entered the Hermitage between 1763 and 1796; the collection of Catherine the Great. Diego Velazquez, in whose work Spanish painting reached its zenith,…

II mangiafagioli (1584-1585)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) II mangiafagioli (The Bean Eater) 1584–1585 Oil on panel, 57 x 68 cm Galleria Colonna, Roma Compare: Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Mangiafagioli c.1582–1583 Allentown Art Museum, Allentown    

Mangiafagioli (c.1582-1583)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Mangiafagioli (Bean Eater) c.1582–1583 Oil on canvas, 69.53 x 88.26 cm Allentown Art Museum, Allentown Compare: Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) II mangiafagioli 1584–1585 Galleria Colonna, Roma    

L’Ascète (1903)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) L’Ascète (The Ascetic) 1903 Oil on canvas, 118.4 x 80.6 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia

The Potato Eaters (1885)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) The Potato Eaters 1885 Lithograph on paper, 26.5 x 32.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The series on the Potato Eaters, executed in Nuenen in spring 1885, is one of the most significant of Vincent van Gogh’s first…

Cleopatra’s Banquet (1675-1680)

Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711) Cleopatra’s Banquet c.1675–1680 Oil on canvas, 74 x 95.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Cleopatra made a bet with Mark Antony on who could give the most lavish banquet. She won by dissolving a priceless pearl in vinegar and…

Nastagio degli Onesti IV (1483)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Nastagio degli Onesti, fourth episode 1483 Tempera on panel, 83 x 142 cm Private collection These panels illustrate the Story of Nastagio degli Onesti, the eighth novel of the fifth day of Boccaccio‘s Decameron. This is the story of Nastagio,…