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La Rendición de Breda (c.1635)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Las lanzas, o La Rendición de Breda (The Surrender of Breda) c.1635 Oil on canvas, 307.3 x 371.5 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid On June 5, 1625 the Dutch governor of Breda, Justinus van Nassau, surrendered the…

Minerva in atto di abbigliarsi (1613)

Fontana, Lavinia (1552-1614) Minerva in atto di abbigliarsi (Minerva Dressing) 1613 Oil on canvas, 258 x 190 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma The work, which dates back to 1613, was painted in Rome, evoked here through the dome of St. Peter’s visible…

Massacre of the Innocents (Romania)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) Massacre of the Innocents 1565–1567 Oil on wood, 115.5 x 164 cm Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu Compare: Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) Massacre of the Innocents c.1565–1567 Royal Collection, Windsor Castle     Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) Massacre…

Massacre of the Innocents (Vienna)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) Massacre of the Innocents (copy) 4th quarter of the 16th century Oil on oak, 116 × 159.7 × 3.5 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Due to minimal errors and omissions as well as an age test conducted…

Massacre of the Innocents (c.1565-1567)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) Massacre of the Innocents c.1565–1567 Oil on panel, 109.2 x 158.1 cm Royal Collection, Windsor Castle According to St Matthew’s Gospel, after hearing from the wise men of the birth of Jesus, King Herod ordered that…

The Conversion of Paul (1567)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) The Conversion of Paul 1567 Oil on oak panel, 108.3 × 156.3 × 3.2 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Inscribed on the lower right side of the rock: BRVEGEL. M.D.LXVII According to the biblical story, Saul, on…

The Suicide of Saul (1562)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) The Suicide of Saul 1562 Oil on oak panel, 34.7 × 55.6 × 0.5 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Inscribed at the lower left edge of the picture between two pieces of rock: SAVL. XXXI CAPIT.; and:…

Hunters in the Snow (1565)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569) Hunters in the Snow (Winter / December-January) 1565 Oil on oak panel, 116.5 × 162 × 2.4 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The group of hunters returns to the low–lying village, accompanied by an exhausted pack of…