Tag: throne

God the Father enthroned (1430s)

Campin, Robert (c.1378-1444) God the Father enthroned, supporting the dead body of Christ 1430s Oil on wood panel, 34.3 x 24.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This is the left wing of the Trinity Diptych (1430s). This panel forms a pair…

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…

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…

Incoronazione della Vergine (1420s)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) Incoronazione della Vergine (Coronation of the Virgin) 1420s Tempera and gold on wood panel, 27 x 37.2 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Since its acquisition in 1944 the authorship of this painting has been updated from the…

Le Roi d’Aragon (1973)

Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Le Roi d’Aragon (King of Aragon) 1973 Etching and mezzotint on paper, 48.3 × 35.6 cm Tate Britain, London Albert Field, The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí, New York 1996, p.80: “King of Aragon…

The Crowning of Saint Catherine (1631 or 1633)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Crowning of Saint Catherine 1631 or 1633 Oil on canvas, 265.7 x 214.3 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Rubens painted this magnificent painting as an altarpiece for the Church of the Augustinians in Mechelen (Malines),…

Le Triomphe de Silène (c.1636)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Le Triomphe de Silène (The Triumph of Silenus) c.1636 Oil on canvas, 142.9 × 120.5 cm National Gallery, London This was one of three bacchanalian scenes Poussin painted for the powerful French minister, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585–1642). See…

Madonna Ansidei (1505)

Raffaello (1483-1520) Madonna Ansidei (Ansidei Madonna: The Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist and Saint Nicholas of Bari) 1505 Oil on poplar, 216.8 × 147.6 cm National Gallery, London This is the main panel of the altarpiece Raphael painted for…