Tag: star

Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund (1901-1902)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 66.7 cm De Morgan Collection Rosamund was the mistress of Henry II, who built a house for her at Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Legends say…

Bacco e Arianna (1520-1523)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Bacco e Arianna (Bacchus and Ariadne) 1520–1523 Oil on canvas, 176.5 x 191 cm National Gallery, London Detail of the Crown Constellation. Detail of Ariadne and Theseus‘s ship. Detail of Bacchus. Detail of Pan. Detail of Bacchante. Detail of…

La Adoración de los Reyes Magos (c.1655-1660)

Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617-1682) La Adoración de los Reyes Magos (The Adoration of the Magi) c.1655–1660 Oil on canvas, 190.8 x 146.1 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Bartolomé Esteban Murillo became the leading painter in devoutly Catholic Seville, Spain, from…

Les étoiles filantes (1847-1849)

Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875) Les étoiles filantes (The shooting stars) 1847–1849 Oil on board, 18.7 x 34.5 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff This purely imaginary subject is unusual among Millet’s works. It refers to Dante‘s ‘Inferno‘ which in one section describes the…

The Adoration of the Kings (1598)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings 1598 Bodycolour on vellum, 32.9 × 48 cm National Gallery, London Compare: Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings before 1621 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna    

The Adoration of the Kings (before 1621)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings before 1621 Oil on copper, 33.7 x 48.7 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings 1598 National Gallery, London    

La Inmaculada Concepción (1661)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) La Inmaculada Concepción (The Immaculate Conception) 1661 Oil on canvas, 136.5 x 102 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) La Inmaculada Concepción 1628–1630 Museo del Prado, Madrid