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La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (1635)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (The destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem) 1635 Oil on canvas, 147 × 198 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The material is taken from Flavius Josephus’ Jewish War. Titus, the son of the…

Gregorio Vecellio

(?-1538) Gregorio Vecellio in Art: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Uomo in armatura c.1530 Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milano   Died 1538 Son Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Occupation Councillor Soldier

Cattura di Cristo (1621)

Guercino (1591-1666) Cattura di Cristo (The Betrayal of Christ) 1621 or earlier Oil on canvas, 115.3 x 142.2 cm Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Companion: Guercino (1591-1666) Incredulità di san Tommaso 1621 National Gallery, London    

Christ Carrying the Cross (c.1500)

Bosch, Hieronymus (c.1450-1516) Christ Carrying the Cross c.1500 Oil on oak panel, 57.2 x 32 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna This is the inner left wing of a tryptych. The double-sided painted panel originally formed the left wing of a small altar.…

Infant Hercules Strangling Serpents (1786)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Infant Hercules Strangling Serpents 1786 Oil on canvas, 303 x 297 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg In 1785 Joshua Reynolds, President of the Royal Academy of Arts in London, was commissioned by Catherine II of Russia to paint…

Continence of Scipio (1789)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Continence of Scipio 1789 Oil on canvas, 239.5 x 165.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg In 1785 the British diplomat Lord Carysfort was entrusted with a commission to Reynolds for two paintings, one for Catherine the Great of…

Adoration of the Magi (1598-1600)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Adoration of the Magi 1598–1600 Oil on copperplate, 26.5 x 35.2 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Compare: Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings 1598 National Gallery, London    

La morte di Giacinto (c.1752-1753)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La morte di Giacinto (The Death of Hyacinthus) c.1752–1753 Oil on canvas, 287 x 232 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This large canvas dates from the period when Tiepolo was working in Würzburg. It was first attributed to the…