Tag: shadow

San Giuseppe e i corteggiatori della Vergine (c.1508)

Lotto, Lorenzo (1480-1557) San Giuseppe e i corteggiatori della Vergine (Saint Joseph and the Virgin’s Suitors) c.1508 Oil on panel, 45 x 34.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Lorenzo Lotto was forgotten by art historians until the late 19th century. It was…

Il giudizio di Salomone (c.1665)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Il giudizio di Salomone (The Judgement of Solomon) c.1665 Oil on canvas, 250.8 x 308 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection This large-format canvas is a superb example of Italian Baroque painting. In this strongly narrative scene,…

Le baiser (c.1816-1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Le baiser (The Kiss) c.1816–1817 Charcoal, wash and gouache on brown paper, 20 x 27.4 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Having failed to win the Academy prize that would finance a study trip to Italy, in 1816 Géricault decided…

Ritratto d’uomo (c.1520)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Ritratto d’uomo (Portrait of a Man) c.1520 Oil on canvas, 55 x 40 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Correggio was one of the great fresco painters of the 16th century. In his Lives, Vasari provides some insight into his personality,…

Le Louvre, matin, soleil (1901)

Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Le Louvre, matin, soleil (The Louvre, Morning, Sunlight) 1901 Oil on canvas, 73.7 x 92.7 cm Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis See also: • Musée du Louvre (Paris)

Port en Bessin, La Plage (1884)

Signac, Paul (1863-1935) Port-en-Bessin, La Plage (Port-en-Bessin, The Beach) 1884 Oil on canvas, 46 x 64.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©VEGAP, Madrid Carmen Thyssen Collection This study remained in the artist’s studio for a long time, and was sold fairly late,…

Capriccio con fiume e ponte (c.1745)

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721-1780) Capriccio con fiume e ponte (Capriccio with a River and Bridge) c.1745 Oil on canvas, 48.5 x 73 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Bernardo Bellotto, Canaletto’s pupil and nephew, was together with his uncle one of the great painters…

Nunc Dimittis (c.1505-1510)

Bellini, Giovanni (c.1430-1516) Nunc Dimittis (Now You let depart) c.1505–1510 Oil on panel, 62 x 82.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Considered in his later years to be the greatest Venetian painter of his time, Giovanni Bellini was the teacher of the…