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Adam (c.1485-1490)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Adam c.1485–1490 Oil on oak panel, 69.4 × 17.2 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna This is the outer left wing of the St. John Altarpiece. St. John Altarpiece (c.1485-1490) In a balanced composition, Hans Memling depicts the enthroned Madonna with an angel…

John the Baptist (c.1485-1490)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) John the Baptist c.1485–1490 Oil on oak panel, 69.5 × 24.3 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna This is the inner left wing of the St. John Altarpiece. St. John Altarpiece (c.1485-1490) In a balanced composition, Hans Memling depicts the enthroned Madonna with…

Autoportrait à la pipe (c.1895)

Desboutin, Marcellin (1823-1902) Autoportrait à la pipe (Self-portrait with pipe) c.1895 Drypoint on paper, 114 x 77 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Half-length self-portrait of the artist, turned to the right with a pipe in his mouth. An inverted woman’s head is visible…

Cristo in casa di Simone il fariseo (1544)

Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Cristo in casa di Simone il fariseo (Christ in the House of Simon the Pharisee) 1544 Pen, ink, chalk and brush on paper, 55.6 x 41.4 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam This detailed drawing on blue paper is a study…

Portrait de Stéphane Mallarmé (1891)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Portrait de Stéphane Mallarmé (Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé) 1891 and/or 1913–1919 Etching on paper, 18.3 x 14.3 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Portrait of the symbolist writer Stéphane Mallarmé. Behind the portrait, the head of a raven, taken from Manet‘s…

Self-portrait (1887)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Self-portrait (F 295, JH 1211) 1887 Oil on cardboard, 42 x 34 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam After hearing from his brother Theo about the new colourful French painting, Vincent went to live in Paris in 1886. He soon…