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Bacco e Arianna (1520-1523)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Bacco e Arianna (Bacchus and Ariadne) 1520–1523 Oil on canvas, 176.5 x 191 cm National Gallery, London Detail of the Crown Constellation. Detail of Ariadne and Theseus‘s ship. Detail of Bacchus. Detail of Pan. Detail of Bacchante. Detail of…

Antro dell’eternità (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Antro dell’eternità (The Cave of Eternity) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 73.1 x 87.5 cm National Gallery, London This modello, or detailed oil study, is one of a group of 12 that Giordano made in preparation for the ceiling frescoes…

Allegoria della Prudenza (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Allegoria della Prudenza (Allegory of Prudence) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 99.7 x 95.2 cm National Gallery, London This modello, or detailed oil study, is one of a group of 12 that Giordano made in preparation for the ceiling frescoes…

Allegoria della Fortezza (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Allegoria della Fortezza (Allegory of Fortitude) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 95 x 99.2 cm National Gallery, London This modello, or detailed oil study, is one of a group of 12 that Giordano made in preparation for the ceiling frescoes…

Adamo ed Eva (Porta del Paradiso)

Ghiberti, Lorenzo (1378-1455) Adamo ed Eva (Adam and Eve) 1425–1452 Gilt bronze Battistero di San Giovanni, Firenze This is the first panel of the Gates of Paradise, with the story of Adam and Eve. See also: Ghiberti, Lorenzo (1378-1455) Porta del Paradiso 1425–1452…