Tag: old

Old Man (1651)

Flinck, Govert (1615-1660) Old Man 1651 Oil on canvas, 99.5 x 84 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Inscribed at lower left: G. Flinck f. 1651

El almuerzo (c.1617)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) El almuerzo (Luncheon) c.1617 Oil on canvas, 108.5 x 102 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Entered the Hermitage between 1763 and 1796; the collection of Catherine the Great. Diego Velazquez, in whose work Spanish painting reached its zenith,…

Houses on the River (1914)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Houses on the River (The Old Town) 1914 Oil on canvas, 100 x 120.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Houses on the River belongs to an extensive group of urban landscapes that Egon Schiele painted during the course of…

Susanna e i vecchioni (c.1555-1556)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e i vecchioni (Susanna and the Elders) c.1555–1556 Oil on canvas, 146 × 193.6 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna In the Old Testament, it is told how Susanna receives lewd proposals from two men who have secretly intruded…

Busto di giovane (c.1530)

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Busto di giovane (Bust of a Youth and Caricature Head of an Old Man, Both in Left Profile) c.1530 Black chalk on tan laid paper, 18.3 × 12.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton During the 1520s and early…

Monje hablando con una anciana (c.1825)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Monje hablando con una anciana (Monk Talking to an Old Woman) c.1825 Watercolor, 5.7 x 5.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton In December 1825, Goya wrote to his friend Joaquín Ferrer, “It is true that last…

Samson and Delilah (c.1609-1610)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Samson and Delilah c.1609–1610 Oil on wood, 185 × 205 cm National Gallery, London Peter Paul Rubens’s Samson and Delilah portrays a tragedy of love and betrayal. According to the Old Testament, Samson, a Jewish hero blessed…