Tag: statue

Portrait of a Couple (c.1622)

Hals, Frans (c.1582-1666) Portrait of a Couple (Probably Isaac Abrahamsz Massa and Beatrix van der Laen) c.1622 Oil on canvas, 140 x 166.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam This happy, smiling pair sits comfortably close to each other. Posing a couple together in…

Madonna and Child (c.1451)

Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) Madonna and Child c.1451 Oil on oak panel, 18.9 x 12.1 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Left wing of a diptych. Mary with the Child before Solomon’s Throne; on the architectural frame in grisaille at the top God…

The Virgin and Child enthroned (c.1433)

Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) The Virgin and Child enthroned c.1433 Oil on panel, 15.8 x 11.4 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Together with Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden was one of the greatest figures of 15th-century art. Among his…

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…

Il giudizio di Salomone (c.1665)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Il giudizio di Salomone (The Judgement of Solomon) c.1665 Oil on canvas, 250.8 x 308 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection This large-format canvas is a superb example of Italian Baroque painting. In this strongly narrative scene,…

Course de chevaux (c.1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824) Course de chevaux (Horse Race) c.1817 Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 44 x 59 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Théodore Géricault was from a wealthy Rouen family that moved to Paris in 1796 for professional reasons. Géricault was…

The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene (1868)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Siesta, or Pompeian Scene 1868 Oil on canvas, 130 x 369 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid A domestic scene set in classical antiquity. An old man and a youth recline on divans while an attractive young woman…