Tag: Minerva

La sfida delle Pieridi (c.1523-1527)

Rosso Fiorentino (1495-1540) La sfida delle Pieridi (The Challenge of the Pierides) c.1523–1527 Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 31 x 63 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris A rare mythological subject This small painting represents an episode reported by Ovid in…

Figura seduta di Pallade Atena (1531-1535)

Parmigianino (1503-1540) Figura seduta di Pallade Atena (Seated Figure of Pallas Athena) 1531–1535 Pen and brown ink on light tan laid paper prepared with salmon wash, 5.8 × 5.8 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton These three fragments represent Parmigianino’s preliminary ideas…

The Union of England and Scotland (1633-1634)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Union of England and Scotland (Charles I as the Prince of Wales) 1633–1634 Oil on gessoed oak panel, 84.46 x 65.72 cm Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis See also: • Charles I (England)

La Fucina di Vulcano (c.1564)

Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) La Fucina di Vulcano (The Forge of Vulcan) c.1564 Oil on copper, 38 x 28 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze See also: • Francesco I de’ Medici (1541-1587)

Allegoria della Virtù (c.1531)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria della Virtù (Allegory of Virtue) c.1531 Tempera on canvas, 142 × 85.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Companion: Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria del Vizio c.1531 Musée du Louvre, Paris     See also: • Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)

Un atelier aux Batignolles (1870)

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Un atelier aux Batignolles (A Studio at Les Batignolles) 1870 Oil on canvas, 204 x 273.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Portraits: 1. Édouard Manet (1832-1883) 2. Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) 3. Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) 4. Émile Zola (1840-1902) 5.…