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The Artist’s Wife on the Ottoman (1873)

Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902) The Artist’s Wife on the Ottoman (Luise Scholderer auf der Ottomane) 1873 Oil on canvas, 69 × 82 cm Städel Museum, Frankfurt Compare: Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902) Portrait of the Artist’s Wife probably 1872–1873 National Gallery, London     See also: • Steurwaldt, Luise (1837-1919)

Il ritrovamento di Mosè (early 1630s)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Il ritrovamento di Mosè (The Finding of Moses) early 1630s Oil on canvas, 257 × 301 cm National Gallery, London In this vast canvas Orazio Gentileschi depicts the Old Testament story of the Finding of Moses (Exodus 2:2-10).…

Retrato de Francisco I de Este (1638)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato de Francisco I de Este (Portrait of Duke Francesco I d’Este) 1638 Oil on canvas, 68 x 51 cm Galleria Estense, Modena In 1638 Duke Francesco I d’Este undertook a diplomatic trip to the court of King Philip…

The Salutation of Beatrice (1880-1882)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1880–1882 Oil on canvas, 154.3 × 91.4 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo The woman in this painting embodies the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty with her pale face, full lips, and thick, wavy,…

Adrasto assiso ai piedi d’Armida (c.1740-1746)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Adrasto assiso ai piedi d’Armida (Adrastus seated at the feet of Armida) c.1740–1746 Oil on canvas, 160.4 × 53.5 cm National Gallery, London This is one of four paintings that once decorated a room in the Palazzo Cornaro on…

Portrait of the Artist’s Wife (1872-1873)

Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902) Portrait of the Artist’s Wife (Porträt der Frau des Künstlers) probably 1872–1873 Oil on canvas, 31.6 × 40 cm National Gallery, London Compare: Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902) The Artist’s Wife on the Ottoman 1873 Städel Museum, Frankfurt     See also: •…