Tag: Ovid

Danae e la pioggia d’oro (1621-1623)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Danae e la pioggia d’oro (Danae and the Shower of Gold) 1621–1623 Oil on canvas, 161.5 × 227.1 cm Getty Center, Los Angeles This painting is part of a series of works executed by Gentileschi in 1622 for…

Danae (c.1623)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Danae c.1623 Oil on canvas, 162 x 228.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The gauzy scarf draped over Danaë was a studio prop present in many of Orazio‘s paintings. Danaë’s father feared a prophecy that his grandson…

Orazio Gentileschi

(1563–1639) Orazio Lomi Gentileschi The artist’s works: Riposo nella fuga in Egitto c.1620 National Gallery, London Danae e la pioggia d’oro 1621–1623 Getty Center, Los Angeles Giuditta e la sua serva con la testa di Oloferne 1621–1624 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Lot e le…

Ovide chez les Scythes (1862)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Ovide chez les Scythes (Ovid among the Scythians) 1862 Oil on paper, laid down on wood, 32.1 x 50.2 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Ovide chez les Scythes 1859 National Gallery, London     See…

Ovide chez les Scythes (1859)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Ovide chez les Scythes (Ovid among the Scythians) 1859 Oil on canvas, 87.6 × 130.2 cm National Gallery, London Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Ovide chez les Scythes 1862 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     See also: • Ovid (43 BC-17/18 AD)

Cadmus and Harmonia (1877)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Cadmus and Harmonia 1877 Oil on canvas, 148.5 x 89.5 cm De Morgan Collection The subject of the painting is from Ovid‘s ‘Metamorphoses‘ (Book IV, 563–603). See also: • Ovid (43 BC-17/18 AD)

Evelyn De Morgan

(1855–1919) Evelyn De Morgan, née Mary Evelyn Pickering The artist’s works: Cadmus and Harmonia 1877 De Morgan Collection The Angel of Death I 1880 De Morgan Collection The Little Sea Maid 1880–1888 De Morgan Collection Love’s Passing 1883–1884 De Morgan…

Pygmalion et Galatée (c.1890)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Pygmalion et Galatée (Pygmalion and Galatea) c.1890 Oil on canvas, 88.9 x 68.6 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York See also: • Ovid (43 BC-17/18 AD): The Metamorphoses (English)

Jean-Léon Gérôme

(1824–1904) The artist’s works: Portrait de femme 1851 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago César mort c.1859 National Gallery of Art, Washington Les Joueurs de dames 1859 Wallace Collection, London Diogène 1860 Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Phryné devant l’Areopage 1861 Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg Jeunes grecs à…

Venere e Adone (c.1580)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Venere e Adone (Venus and Adonis) c.1580 Oil on canvas, 162 × 191 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid • This painting illustrates a passage from the Metamorphoses (Book X) by Ovid. • Velázquez acquired this canvas during his second…