Tag: Spanish

La Carmencita

(1868–1910) La Carmencita in Art: Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) La Carmencita 1890 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) La Carmencita c.1890 Musée du Louvre, Paris   Occupation Art model Dancer

La Carmencita (1890)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) La Carmencita 1890 Oil on canvas, 229 x 140 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Sargent may have first encountered the Spanish dancer known as La Carmencita (1868-1910) at the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris. In 1890, she took New…

La Carmencita (c.1890)

Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) La Carmencita c.1890 Drawing, 34.6 x 22.6 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris After the painting ‘La Carmencita‘ exhibited by the artist at the Salon of 1890. Donated by the artist to the Luxembourg Museum in 1892, entered…

José Ortega y Gasset

(1883–1955) Works: • España invertebrada: Bosquejo de algunos pensamientos históricos (Spanish) • Meditaciones del Quijote (Spanish) Born May 9 1883 Madrid (España) Died October 18 1955 Madrid (España) Occupation Deputy Literary critic Occupation Philosopher Writer

Escena de la Guerra de Independencia (after 1808)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Escena de la Guerra de Independencia (A Scene from the Spanish War of Independence) after 1808 Oil on canvas, 69 × 107.5 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Escena de guerra c.1808–1812 Museo de…

Cesare Borgia

(1475–1507) called “il Valentino” Cesare Borgia in Literature: • Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469-1527): The Prince (English) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900): Beyond Good and Evil (English) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900): The Antichrist (English) Born September 13 1475 Subiaco (Italia) Died March 12 1507 Viana (España) Father…

Lucrezia Borgia

(1480–1519)     Born April 18 1480 Subiaco (Italia) Died June 24 1519 Ferrara (Italia) Father Rodrigo Borgia (1431-1503), Pope Alexander VI (1492-1503) Brother Cesare Borgia (1475-1507) Husband (m.1502–1519) Alfonso I d’Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476-1534) Sister-in-law Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)…

Alexander VI (Papa)

(1431–1503) Roderic Llançol de Borja, Rodrigo Borgia Pope Alexander VI (1492–1503) Alexander VI in Art: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Jacopo Pesaro presentato a san Pietro da papa Alessandro VI 1506–1510 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp   Born January 1 1431 Xàtiva (España) Died August…

Jusepe de Ribera

(1591–1652) José de Ribera, Josep de Ribera called Lo Spagnoletto The artist’s works: Saint Thomas 1609–1610 Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Le lacrime di San Pietro c.1612–1613 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Il gusto c.1614–1616 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Apostolo c.1615–1619 National Gallery, London…