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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…

Saint Georges et le dragon (c.1909-1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Saint Georges et le dragon (Saint George and the Dragon) c.1909–1910 Oil on paperboard, 53.3 x 67.9 cm Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia According to Christian legend, Saint George, a Roman soldier, heroically killed a dragon that was terrorizing a…

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.…

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…

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…

Parnaso (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Parnaso (Parnassus) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on canvas, 159 x 192 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Commissioned during the winter of 1496–1497 by Isabelle d’Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539) for the decoration of her first studiolo…