Tag: Mythology

Venere allo specchio (c.1555)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio (Venus with a Mirror) c.1555 Oil on canvas, 124.5 x 105.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio c.1555 Alte Pinakothek, Munich    

Venere allo specchio (c.1555)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio (Venus with a Mirror) c.1555 Oil on canvas, 116.5 x 101 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio c.1555 National Gallery of Art, Washington    

Trionfo della Castità e Amore sconfitto (c.1509)

Signorelli, Luca (c.1445-1523) Trionfo della Castità e Amore sconfitto (Triumph of Chastity: Love Disarmed and Bound) c.1509 Fresco, detached and mounted on canvas, 125.7 x 133.4 cm National Gallery, London This fresco was part of a series of eight which decorated…

Ritorno di Ulisse (c.1509)

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513) Ritorno di Ulisse (Return of Ulysses) c.1509 Fresco, detached and mounted on canvas, 125.5 x 152 cm National Gallery, London This fresco was part of a series of eight which decorated the walls of the palace belonging to Pandolfo Petrucci,…

Issione (1632)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) Issione (Ixion) 1632 Oil on canvas, 220 × 301 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Pair: Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) Tizio 1632 Museo del Prado, Madrid    

Tizio (1632)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) Tizio (Tityus) 1632 Oil on canvas, 227 × 301 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Pair: Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) Issione 1632 Museo del Prado, Madrid    

Antro dell’eternità (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Antro dell’eternità (The Cave of Eternity) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 73.1 x 87.5 cm National Gallery, London This modello, or detailed oil study, is one of a group of 12 that Giordano made in preparation for the ceiling frescoes…