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San Girolamo penitente (1546)

Lotto, Lorenzo (1480-1557) San Girolamo penitente (Penitent Saint Jerome) 1546 Oil on canvas, 99 x 90 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Lorenzo Lotto‘s various depictions of the penitent Saint Jerome span early versions influenced by Albrecht Dürer and Giovanni Bellini (Musée…

Sacra Famiglia Medici (c.1529)

Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia Medici (Madonna and Child, Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist) c.1529 Oil on panel, 140 × 104 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Compare: Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Sacra Famiglia con San Giovannino c.1528 Metropolitan Museum of…

San Girolamo (c.1638-1640)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) San Girolamo (Saint Jerome) c.1638–1640 Oil on canvas, 129 x 100.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Saint Jerome (about ad 347–420) translated biblical texts into Latin. Although he sometimes appears as a scholar in his study,…

La sepoltura (1529-1530)

Parmigianino (1503-1540) La sepoltura (The Entombment) 1529–1530 Etching, 27.1 x 20.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland One of the most important Mannerist painters, Parmigianino was the first artist to exploit the fluid, expressive potential of etching. The graphic vocabulary of…

Il ritrovamento di Mosè (early 1630s)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Il ritrovamento di Mosè (The Finding of Moses) early 1630s Oil on canvas, 257 × 301 cm National Gallery, London In this vast canvas Orazio Gentileschi depicts the Old Testament story of the Finding of Moses (Exodus 2:2-10).…

The Large Plane Trees (1889)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) The Large Plane Trees (Road Menders at Saint-Rémy) 1889 Oil on fabric, 73.4 x 91.8 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1889, after suffering a severe hallucinatory seizure, Van Gogh committed himself to an asylum near…

L’Annonciation (1930)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) L’Annonciation (The Annunciation) 1930 Oil on canvas, 113.7 x 145.9 cm Tate Britain, London The objects in this painting appear to be a metal sheet with bells, a paper cut-out and two balusters (Magritte referred to similar objects…

Les Meules jaunes (1889)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Les Meules jaunes, dit aussi La Moisson blonde (The Yellow Stacks, also known as The Blonde Harvest) 1889 Oil on canvas, 73 x 92.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Compare: Laval, Charles (1861-1894) Moisson en Bretagne c.1889 Private collection    …