Tag: poet

Anacreon

(c.582 BC-c.488 BC) Ἀνακρέων Works: • Anakreons sånger (Swedish) • Lauluja Anakreonilta (Finnish) • Odes d’Anacréon (French) Anacreon in Art: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Anacréon, Bacchus et l’Amour modeled 1878 (cast c.1893) Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago   Born c.582 BC Teos…

Pietro Aretino

(1492–1556) Works: • Angelica (Italian) • Il divino Pietro Aretino a lo Imperadore ne la morte del Duca d’Urbino (Italian) • Il primo libro delle lettere (Italian) • Il secondo libro delle lettere (Italian) • La Cortigiana (Italian) • Dubbj…

Paolo and Francesca da Rimini (1855)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Paolo and Francesca da Rimini 1855 Watercolour on paper, 25.4 cm x 44.9 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Paolo and Francesca da Rimini 1867 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne     See also: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321) | Francesca…

Francesca da Rimini

(c.1255–1285) Francesca da Polenta Francesca da Rimini in Literature: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321): Divina Commedia (Italian) Francesca da Rimini in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Paolo et Francesca 1814 Musée Condé, Chantilly     Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Francesca da Rimini et Paolo…

Les Tragiques grecs (1866)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Les Tragiques grecs (The Greek Tragedians) 1866 Oil on canvas, 37 × 44 cm Musée des Beaux-Arts, Angers This painting is a study for The Apotheosis of Homer. Compare: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée…

Pindar

(c.518 BC-c.438 BC) Πίνδαρος Works: • The Extant Odes of Pindar (English) Pindar in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée du Louvre, Paris   Born c.518 BC Cynoscephalae (Greece) Died c.438 BC Argos (Greece) Occupation Poet Writer

Nicolas Boileau

(1636–1711) Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux Works: • Le Lutrin, poème héroï-comique (French) Boileau in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée du Louvre, Paris   Born November 1 1636 Paris (France) Died March 13 1711 Paris (France) Occupation Academician Literary critic Occupation Poet…

L’apothéose d’Homère (1827)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Homère déifié, dit aussi L’apothéose d’Homère (Homer deified, also known as The Apotheosis of Homer) 1827 Oil on canvas, 386 x 512 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Studies: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Étude pour Phidias dans…

Sallust

(86 BC-34/35 BC) Gaius Sallustius Crispus Works: • Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jurgurthine War (English) • De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino (English) • De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino (Latin) • Jugurtha (Finnish) Born 86 BC Amiternum (Italia) Died 34/35…

Livy

(59 BC-17 AD) Titus Livius Works: • Roman History, Books I-III (English) • The History of Rome, Books 1 to 8 (English) • The History of Rome, Books 9 to 26 (English) • The History of Rome, Books 27 to…