Tag: RIJKS

Portrait de Berthe Morisot (c.1876)

Desboutin, Marcellin (1823-1902) Portrait de Berthe Morisot (Portrait of Berthe Morisot) c.1876 Drypoint, 26.2 x 17.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam See also: • Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895)

The Meeting of Odysseus and Nausicaa (c.1630-1640)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) The Meeting of Odysseus and Nausicaa c.1630–1640 Oil on canvas, 117.5 x 194 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Jordaens was one of the most renowned and versatile Antwerp painters. Here he illustrates an episode from Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus, naked and…

Plage à marée basse (c.1850)

Daubigny, Charles-François (1817-1878) Plage à marée basse (Beach at Ebb Tide) c.1850 / c.1878 Oil on panel, 35 x 55 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Daubigny painted this beautiful seascape in Villerville-sur-Mer in Normandy. On an otherwise empty beach, a lone shell seeker walks…

Ritratto di Daniele Barbaro (1556-1562)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Ritratto di Daniele Barbaro (Portrait of Daniele Barbaro) 1556–1562 Oil on canvas, 121 x 105.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Daniele Barbaro was a leading scholar of Aristotelian physics. He is shown in the ecclesiastical garments of a patriarch. Next…

Madonna dell’Umiltà (c.1440)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) Madonna dell’Umiltà (The Virgin of Humility) c.1440 Tempera on panel, 74 x 52 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam As a Dominican monk, Fra Angelico was not subject to the strict rules of the Florentine painters’ guild. He was thus free…

Portrait of a Couple (c.1622)

Hals, Frans (c.1582-1666) Portrait of a Couple (Probably Isaac Abrahamsz Massa and Beatrix van der Laen) c.1622 Oil on canvas, 140 x 166.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam This happy, smiling pair sits comfortably close to each other. Posing a couple together in…

The Egyptian Widow (1872)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Egyptian Widow 1872 Oil on panel, 74.9 × 99.1 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam The Frisian artist Alma-Tadema was a great success in England, where he was even knighted. His representations of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman scenes made…