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San Sebastiano (1493-1494)

Perugino (c.1446-1523) San Sebastiano (St Sebastian) 1493–1494 Tempera, oil on linden panel, 53.8 x 39.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Sebastian was a Roman soldier who served in the private guard of the Emperor Diocletian. For his faith in the teachings…

Napoléon en Egypte (1863)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte (Napoleon in Egypt) 1863 Oil on panel, 21 x 33 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg General Bonaparte with his Headquarters in Egypt. A Sketch. Compare: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte 1867–1868 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton  …

Two Mothers Holding Children (1941)

Moore, Henry (1898-1986) Two Mothers Holding Children 1941 Pen, ink, wax crayon and watercolor on paper, 38 x 56.4 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©The Henry Moore Foundation. All Rights Reserved Two Mothers Holding Children, another of the drawings from the series…

Signal of Distress (1890-1896)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Signal of Distress 1890–1896 Oil on canvas, 62 x 98 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Following a period spent on the English North Coast, Winslow Homer returned to the United States and settled on the equally cold and inhospitable…

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 col Bambino (c.1540)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Madonna col Bambino (The Virgin and Child) c.1540 Oil on panel, 37.5 x 31 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, on loan at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) Prior to 1874 this Virgin and Child was in the Sciarra-Colonna…

El Cid (1879)

Bonheur, Rosa (1822-1899) El Cid 1879 Oil on canvas, 95 x 76 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid During the Franco-Prussian War, Rosa Bonheur developed a singular fondness for lions. According to Anna Klumpke, her partner in the final years of her…