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Aeolus (early 17th century)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Aeolus early 17th century Oil on canvas, 140 x 126 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This work, together with Vulcano y el fuego (P1717), has been considered part of a possible series of four paintings that would…

Il giudizio di Paride (1583)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Il giudizio di Paride (The Judgement of Paris) 1583 Pen and ink on paper, 36.6 x 47.4 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York On his father’s death in 1540, the young Alessandro Allori was adopted by Bronzino…

Minerva in atto di abbigliarsi (1613)

Fontana, Lavinia (1552-1614) Minerva in atto di abbigliarsi (Minerva Dressing) 1613 Oil on canvas, 258 x 190 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma The work, which dates back to 1613, was painted in Rome, evoked here through the dome of St. Peter’s visible…