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Papa Gregorio XV (c.1622–1623)

Guercino (1591-1666) Papa Gregorio XV (Pope Gregory XV) c.1622–1623 Oil on canvas, 133.7 × 98.4 cm Getty Center, Los Angeles Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino or simply Guercino, meaning “The Squinter”, a nickname referring to a congenital eye condition from which…

Ragazzo che monda un frutto (c.1592-1593)

Caravaggio (1571-1610) Ragazzo che monda un frutto (Boy Peeling Fruit) c.1592–1593 Oil on canvas, 65 × 52 cm Private collection This painting has being owned by Sir Joshua Reynolds in the late 18th century. Compare: Caravaggio (1571-1610) Ragazzo che monda un frutto…

Femmes d’Alger dans leur intérieur (1849)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Femmes d’Alger dans leur intérieur (Women of Algiers in their interior) 1849 Oil on canvas, 85 × 112 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier Paris, entrusted by the artist to the silver statue lottery, around September 1849; acquired from this lottery…

Le héron aux ailes déployées (1867)

Sisley, Alfred (1839-1899) Le héron aux ailes déployées (The Heron with Outstretched Wings) 1867 Oil on canvas, 80 x 100 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier Deposit of the Jeu de Paume museum, 1979 (inv. D79.1.5) Compare: Bazille, Frédéric (1841-1870) Nature morte au héron 1867…

Une moderne Olympia (1873-1874)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Une moderne Olympia (A modern Olympia) 1873–1874 Oil on canvas, 46.2 x 55.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Cézanne‘s early works, executed in dark colors, were strongly inspired by those of the Old Masters and by the compositions of Delacroix,…

Flowers in an Jug (c.1485)

Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Flowers in an Jug (verso) c.1485 Oil on panel, 29.2 x 22.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Recto: Memling, Hans (c.1430-1494) Portrait of a Young Man praying c.1485 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid     Hans Memling was a leading painter of the second half…