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Ritratto di dama con cagnolino (c.1560-1570)

Veronese, Paolo (1528-1588) Ritratto di dama con cagnolino (Portrait of a Woman with a Dog) c.1560–1570 Oil on canvas, 105 x 79 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Along with Titian and Tintoretto, Paolo Caliari — known as Veronese — was one of…

Artémis (c.1908)

Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Artémis (Artemis) c.1908 Oil on canvas pasted on cardboard, 35.5 x 27 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Bonaparte au pont d’Arcole (1796-1797)

Gros, Antoine-Jean (1771-1835) Bonaparte au pont d’Arcole (Bonaparte on the Bridge at Arcole) late 1796-early 1797 Oil on canvas, 134 x 104 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This painting, combining a battle scene with a formal portrait, was based on the artist’s personal…

Santa Casilda (c.1630-1635)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) Santa Casilda (Saint Casilda) c.1630–1635 Oil on canvas, 171 x 107 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Images of saints depicted alone, holding their attributes and looking out of the picture space were among the most popular compositions within…

Ritratto di senatore (c.1570)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Ritratto di senatore (Portrait of a Senator) c.1570 Oil on canvas, 118.5 x 100 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid In the 1570s Tintoretto considerably expanded his artistic activity by increasing the number of commissions executed by his studio. During…

Baigneuses (1889)

Bernard, Émile (1868-1941) Baigneuses (Women Bathing) 1889 Oil on canvas, 47 x 57.2 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Carmen Thyssen In 1887, working in collaboration with his friend Louis Anquetin, Émile Bernard created a painting style based on flat colours enclosed…

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…