Tag: night

The Betrayal of Christ (late 1650s)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) The Betrayal of Christ late 1650s Oil on canvas, 225.5 x 246.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland After the deaths of fellow Flemish painters Peter Paul Rubens in 1640 and Anthony van Dyck in 1641, Jordaens became…

The Triumph of the Innocents (1883-1884)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Triumph of the Innocents 1883–1884 Oil on canvas, 156.2 x 254 cm Tate Britain, London Hunt began painting this subject while on a visit to the Holy Land in the 1870s. It shows Mary, Joseph and…

The Triumph of the Innocents (1876-1887)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Triumph of the Innocents 1876–1887 Oil on canvas, 157.5 × 247.5 cm Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Mary and the infant Christ on the donkey are being led on their nocturnal flight to Egypt by Joseph. They…

The Ship (1875)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Ship 1875 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 97.8 cm Tate Britain, London Hunt began this painting after a voyage to the East with his second wife, Edith. Unusually, he painted it largely from memory, rather than from…

Nocturne: blue and gold, St. Mark’s, Venice (1880)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903) Nocturne: blue and gold, St. Mark’s, Venice 1880 Oil on canvas, 75.4 x 90.5 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Following his bankruptcy in 1879, Whistler spent a year in Venice where he concentrated on etchings and…

La nuit

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) La nuit (The Night) s.d. Oil on canvas, 61 × 46 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford The Night (Act 2, Scene 4: Balcony Scene) from “Romeo and Juliet“. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)