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Due studi per la figura della Vittoria (1531-1535)

Parmigianino (1503-1540) Due studi per la figura della Vittoria (Two Studies for Figure of Victory) 1531–1535 Pen and brown ink on light tan laid paper prepared with salmon wash, 6.8 × 10.8 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton These three fragments represent Parmigianino’s…

The Crowning of Saint Catherine (1631 or 1633)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Crowning of Saint Catherine 1631 or 1633 Oil on canvas, 265.7 x 214.3 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Rubens painted this magnificent painting as an altarpiece for the Church of the Augustinians in Mechelen (Malines),…

Rue de Tahiti (1891)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Rue de Tahiti (Street in Tahiti) 1891 Oil on canvas, 115.5 x 88.5 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo The vibrant colors of Paul Gauguin’s painting express his intense reaction to the mysteries of the “new Eden” that…

Saint Barbara (1866-1870)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Saint Barbara 1866–1870 Egg tempera with oil glazes (?) and shell gold over charcoal and graphite on paper; mounted to canvas, 95.3 x 41.3 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington

L’Immortalité (1889)

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) L’Immortalité (Immortality) 1889 Oil on canvas, 116.2 x 87.3 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff The personification of Immortality holds the palm of victory and scatters flowers onto a tomb inscribed ‘DELACROIX’. Behind, the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral…

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…