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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 Commandé durant l’hiver 1496-1497 par Isabelle d’Este, marquise de Mantoue (1474-1539) pour la décoration de son premier studiolo au Castello…

Christ Crowned with Thorns, after Titian (1802)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) Christ Crowned with Thorns, after Titian 1802 Graphite on paper, 12.8 x 11.4 cm Tate Britain, London Titian’s picture was painted for the church of Sta Maria delle Grazie in Milan, 1540–2. For Turner’s remarks on it,…

Le Roi d’Aragon (1973)

Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Le Roi d’Aragon (King of Aragon) 1973 Etching and mezzotint on paper, 48.3 × 35.6 cm Tate Britain, London Albert Field, The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí, New York 1996, p.80: “King of Aragon…

Rienzi vowing to obtain Justice (1849)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) Rienzi vowing to obtain Justice 1849 Oil on canvas, 83 x 117 cm National Gallery, London Cola di Rienzo vowing to obtain justice for the death of his young brother, slain in a skirmish between the Colonna…