Tag: Mythology

Allegoria dell’Agricoltura (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Allegoria dell’Agricoltura (Allegory of Agriculture) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 121.4 x 192 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 in…

Apoteosi dei Medici (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Apoteosi dei Medici (Apotheosis of the Medici) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 139 x 65.2 cm National Gallery, London Detail with the bearded figure of Cosimo I de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519-1574). This modello, or detailed oil study,…

Ratto di Europa (c.1570)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Ratto di Europa (The Rape of Europa) c.1570 Oil on canvas glued to oak panel, 59.5 x 70 cm National Gallery, London

Venere e Adone (c.1586)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Venere e Adone (Venus and Adonis) c.1586 Oil on canvas, 68 × 52 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Venere e Adone c.1580 Museo del Prado, Madrid    

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)

Ercole coronato dalle Muse (1568)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Ercole coronato dalle Muse (Hercules crowned by the Muses) 1568 Oil on copper, 40 x 29.5 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze See also: • Francesco I de’ Medici (1541-1587)