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Braque Triptych (c.1452)

Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) Braque Triptych c.1452 Oil on wood, 41 x 68 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Closed: Left panel: Saint John the Baptist Central panel: Virgin Mary, Jesus and St John the Evangelist Right panel: St Mary Magdalene…

La crocifissione (1456-1459)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) La crocifissione (The Crucifixion) 1456–1459 Tempera on poplar, 76 x 96 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Central panel of the predella of the triptych commissioned by the apostolic prothonotary Gregorio Correr for the high altar of the church…

San Girolamo penitente (1546)

Lotto, Lorenzo (1480-1557) San Girolamo penitente (Penitent Saint Jerome) 1546 Oil on canvas, 99 x 90 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Lorenzo Lotto‘s various depictions of the penitent Saint Jerome span early versions influenced by Albrecht Dürer and Giovanni Bellini (Musée…

San Girolamo (c.1638-1640)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) San Girolamo (Saint Jerome) c.1638–1640 Oil on canvas, 129 x 100.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Saint Jerome (about ad 347–420) translated biblical texts into Latin. Although he sometimes appears as a scholar in his study,…

The Scapegoat (1854-1855)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Scapegoat 1854–1855 oil on canvas, 33.7 x 45.9 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Vividly coloured depiction of a russet coloured goat on the brink of death. The goat stands in the centre foreground, head lowered, haunches caving…

Cristo en la cruz (s.d.)

Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617-1682) Cristo en la cruz (Christ on the Cross) s.d. Pen and brown ink with brown wash, over black chalk, 33.5 x 23.6 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton One of Spain’s most celebrated seventeenth-century artists, Murillo painted numerous…

San Girolamo penitente (1606)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) San Girolamo penitente (The Penitent Saint Jerome) 1606 Oil on wood panel, 52.7 x 41.6 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

Oedipe et le Sphinx (c.1826)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Oedipe et le Sphinx (Oedipus and the Sphinx) c.1826 Oil on canvas, 17.5 × 13.7 cm National Gallery, London Compare: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Oedipe explique l’énigme du sphinx 1808 Musée du Louvre, Paris    …