Tag: Private collection

The Salutation of Beatrice (1869)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1869 Oil on canvas, 57.1 x 47 cm Private collection Inscription with a sonnet from Dante‘s Vita Nuova (The New Life). Beatrice Portinari was the Florentine girl who represented the ideal of…

La Maternité (1901)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) La Maternité (Motherhood) 1901 Oil on fibre board, 100.1 × 72.9 cm National Gallery, London On loan from a private collection.

San Sebastiano (1616-1617)

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) San Sebastiano (Saint Sebastian) 1616–1617 Marble, 98 x 42 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Private collection on deposit at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Saint Sebastian, born in Gaul according to legend, was a Roman centurion who was martyred…

Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Watercolor over pencil, 36.8 x 47 cm Private collection Study: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante…

L’enlèvement de Psyché (1895)

Bouguereau, William-Adolphe (1825-1905) L’enlèvement de Psyché (The Abduction of Psyche) 1895 Oil on canvas, 209 x 120 cm Private collection See also: • Apuleius (c.124-c.170): Psyche et Cupido (Latin)

Bretons se promenant (c.1889-1890)

Laval, Charles (1861-1894) Bretons se promenant (Bretons Walking) c.1889–1890 Gouache and watercolor on thin cardboard, 38.7 x 59 cm Private collection See also: • Bretagne (France)

Moisson en Bretagne (c.1889)

Laval, Charles (1861-1894) Moisson en Bretagne (Harvest in Brittany) c.1889 Oil on canvas, 40.5 x 63.5 cm Private collection Compare: Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Les Meules jaunes 1889 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     See also: • Bretagne (France)