Tag: sandal

Cristo e la Samaritana (c.1585)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Cristo e la Samaritana (Christ and the Samaritan) c.1585 Oil on canvas, 143.5 × 288.3 × 3.2 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The Gospel according to St. John reflects the thoughtful dialogue between Christ and the (non-Jewish) woman from Samaria…

La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (1635)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (The destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem) 1635 Oil on canvas, 147 × 198 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The material is taken from Flavius Josephus’ Jewish War. Titus, the son of the…

Roman potter (c.1884)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Roman potter c.1884 Oil on canvas, 152 x 80 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Fragment of the painting “Hadrian visiting a Roman-British pottery”, painted in 1884 and cut out by the artist in 1893. The other two fragments of…

King David Playing the Harp (c.1627-1628)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) King David Playing the Harp c.1627–1628 Oil on panel, 44.8 x 66 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia The biblical King David strums his harp, performing the music of heaven in concert with five angels. Ornate fictive architecture frames…

Continence of Scipio (1789)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Continence of Scipio 1789 Oil on canvas, 239.5 x 165.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg In 1785 the British diplomat Lord Carysfort was entrusted with a commission to Reynolds for two paintings, one for Catherine the Great of…

La Déposition de la croix (1627-1628)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Déposition de la croix (The Descent from the Cross) 1627–1628 Oil on canvas, 120 x 98 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Nicolas Poussin was the leading exponent of the French Classicism of the first half of the…