Tag: rock

Plantation Settlement in Brazil (1656)

Post, Frans (1612-1680) Plantation Settlement in Brazil 1656 Oil on panel, 36.9 x 54 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection This panoramic view of a plantation settlement in Brazil was recollected by Frans Post one dozen years after he had…

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1596)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1596 Oil on copper, 26.6 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Jan Brueghel belonged to a dynasty of painters whose first outstanding member was Pieter Bruegel, Jan’s…

Madonna di Manchester (c.1494)

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Madonna di Manchester (Manchester Madonna: The Virgin and Child with Saint John and Angels) c.1494 Tempera on wood, 104.5 × 77 cm National Gallery, London

Les Rochers (1828)

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille (1796-1875) Les Rochers (Rocks) 1828 Oil on canvas, 39 x 57.2 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Ritratto di Cosimo I de’ Medici (1537)

Bronzino (1503-1572) Ritratto di Cosimo I de’ Medici (Portrait of Cosimo I de’ Medici) 1537 Oil on canvas (handed over from wood panel), 117.5 x 87.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg You are looking now at work by an outstanding Mannerist…

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…

San Girolamo penitente (c.1575)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) San Girolamo penitente (The Penitent Saint Jerome) c.1575 Oil on canvas, 137 x 97 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) San Girolamo penitente 1550–1555 Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano     The Penitent Saint Jerome is dated to the final…

The Flight into Egypt (1462)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) The Flight into Egypt 1462 Oil on wood, 47 x 26 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Triptych Left panel: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Saint John the Baptist 1462 Musée du Louvre, Paris     Right panel: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Saint…

La crocifissione (1456-1459)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) La crocifissione (The Crucifixion) 1456–1459 Tempera on poplar, 76 x 96 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Central panel of the predella of the triptych commissioned by the apostolic prothonotary Gregorio Correr for the high altar of the church…