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Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund (1901-1902)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 66.7 cm De Morgan Collection Rosamund was the mistress of Henry II, who built a house for her at Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Legends say…

Madonna della Vittoria (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Madonna della Vittoria (The Virgin of Victory) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on poplar, 285 x 168 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris The Virgin and Child surrounded by six saints (Michael, Andrew, Longinus, George, Elizabeth, the young…

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…

The Infant Hercules (c.1785-1789)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) The Infant Hercules c.1785–1789 Oil on millboard, 25.5 × 21 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton This is believed to be a preparatory sketch for a history painting commissioned by Catherine the Great, with the subject left to…

Adam and Eve (1640s)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve (The Fall of Man) 1640s Oil on canvas, 184.5 × 221 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1642 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo    

Adam and Eve (1642)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1642 Oil on canvas, 203.2 x 182.9 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Compare: Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) Adam and Eve 1640s Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest    

Perseus and Andromeda (1875)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Perseus and Andromeda (study for The Doom Fulfilled) 1875 Gouache with gold paint on board, 33 x 30.3 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Compare: Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Doom Fulfilled 1888 Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart