Tag: Oriental

Tisaferno e Vafrino (c.1740-1746)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Tisaferno e Vafrino (Tisaferno and Vafrino) c.1740–1746 Oil on canvas, 158.8 × 53 cm National Gallery, London This is one of four paintings that once decorated a room in the Palazzo Cornaro on the Campo San Polo, Venice. The figures…

Adrasto assiso ai piedi d’Armida (c.1740-1746)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Adrasto assiso ai piedi d’Armida (Adrastus seated at the feet of Armida) c.1740–1746 Oil on canvas, 160.4 × 53.5 cm National Gallery, London This is one of four paintings that once decorated a room in the Palazzo Cornaro on…

Man in Oriental Dress (1635)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) Man in Oriental Dress 1635 Oil on panel, 72 x 54.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Rembrandt plays with light in a singular manner. Here it floods the man’s turban and the right side of his face like a powerful…

Man in Oriental Costume (1632)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) Man in Oriental Costume (‘The Noble Slav’) 1632 Oil on canvas, 152.7 x 111.1 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Detail. Detail. Signature.