Tag: sculpture

Madonna col Bambino (3rd quarter of the 15th century)

Robbia, Luca della (1400-1482) Madonna col Bambino (Madonna and Child) 3rd quarter of the 15th century Terracotta and glazed clay, 53 × 38 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Emotional depictions of the Madonna for domestic worship were very popular in Florence in…

Roméo et Juliette (1905)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Roméo et Juliette (Romeo and Juliet) 1905 Marble, 71 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): Romeo and Juliet (1595)

Le Christ et la Madeleine (c.1905)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Le Christ et la Madeleine (Christ and Magdalene) c.1905 Marble, 102 x 77 x 70 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection Christ and the Magdalen is the only known work by Rodin on a religious subject. Various…

Alphonse Legros (c.1881)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Alphonse Legros c.1881 Bronze, 41 x 17.4 x 45.2 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Head in bronze and cast iron on pedestal. (M’O) See also: • Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911)

Louise Abbéma (1878)

Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923) Louise Abbéma 1878 Marble, 42 x 27 x 22 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Inscription: À sa d. SARAH BERNHARDT. 1878. See also: • Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927)

Deposizione di Cristo nel sepolcro (c.1480)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Deposizione di Cristo nel sepolcro (The Entombment of Christ) c.1480 Partially gilded bronze, silver, 24.4 cm × 44.9 cm × 2 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Attributed to Andrea Mantegna (c.1431-1506). This extraordinary work combines the qualities of painting…

Madonna col Bambino (c.1445)

Donatello (1386-1466) Madonna col Bambino (Madonna and Child) c.1445 Gilded bronze, marble, 87 x 51 x 12 cm; bronze tondo: 27 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The Madonna in Donatello’s bronze relief sits modestly on the ground, thus inviting the viewer to…