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Arabe sellant son cheval (1855)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Arabe sellant son cheval (Arab Saddling his Horse) 1855 Oil on canvas, 56 x 47 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Delacroix was a founder of the Romantic trend in 19th-century painting. He took this subject from his recollections…

Madonna della Vittoria (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Madonna della Vittoria (The Virgin of Victory) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on poplar, 285 x 168 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris The Virgin and Child surrounded by six saints (Michael, Andrew, Longinus, George, Elizabeth, the young…

Escena de una comedia (1798)

Julià, Asensio (1753-1832) Escena de una comedia (Scene from a Comedy) 1798 Oil on canvas, 43 x 56 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Attributed to Asensio Julià. This canvas was painted for the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Osuna…

L’Arcangelo Michele (1458)

Lippi, Filippo (1406-1469) L’Arcangelo Michele (The Archangel Michael) 1458 Tempera on wood panel, 81.3 x 29.8 x 3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Pair of Panels from a Triptych: The Archangel Michael and St. Anthony Abbot. These panels depicting Saints…

The Betrayal of Christ (late 1650s)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) The Betrayal of Christ late 1650s Oil on canvas, 225.5 x 246.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland After the deaths of fellow Flemish painters Peter Paul Rubens in 1640 and Anthony van Dyck in 1641, Jordaens became…

Venere, Marte e Amore (1633)

Guercino (1591-1666) Venere, Marte e Amore (Venus, Mars and Cupid) 1633 Oil on canvas, 139 x 161 cm Galleria Estense, Modena Following the indication of Venus, whose right hand is painted almost in a trompe l’oeil, Cupid is about to…

Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante (1852)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Watercolor over pencil, 36.8 x 47 cm Private collection Study: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Study for Giotto Painting the Portrait of Dante 1852 Tate Britain, London     See also: • Alighieri, Dante…