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Madonna di Manchester (c.1494)

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Madonna di Manchester (Manchester Madonna: The Virgin and Child with Saint John and Angels) c.1494 Tempera on wood, 104.5 × 77 cm National Gallery, London

La morte di Giacinto (c.1752-1753)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La morte di Giacinto (The Death of Hyacinthus) c.1752–1753 Oil on canvas, 287 x 232 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This large canvas dates from the period when Tiepolo was working in Würzburg. It was first attributed to the…

Nude Girl with Arms Outstretched (1911)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Nude Girl with Arms Outstretched 1911 Watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper, 48 x 31.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid At the beginning of the twentieth century, when sexuality began to be explored more seriously, some artists — among…

Le baiser (c.1816-1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Le baiser (The Kiss) c.1816–1817 Charcoal, wash and gouache on brown paper, 20 x 27.4 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Having failed to win the Academy prize that would finance a study trip to Italy, in 1816 Géricault decided…

San Sebastiano (1616-1617)

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) San Sebastiano (Saint Sebastian) 1616–1617 Marble, 98 x 42 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Private collection on deposit at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Saint Sebastian, born in Gaul according to legend, was a Roman centurion who was martyred…

San Girolamo penitente (c.1575)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) San Girolamo penitente (The Penitent Saint Jerome) c.1575 Oil on canvas, 137 x 97 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) San Girolamo penitente 1550–1555 Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano     The Penitent Saint Jerome is dated to the final…

La crocifissione (1456-1459)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) La crocifissione (The Crucifixion) 1456–1459 Tempera on poplar, 76 x 96 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Central panel of the predella of the triptych commissioned by the apostolic prothonotary Gregorio Correr for the high altar of the church…