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Cristo en la Cruz (c.1630)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) Cristo en la Cruz (Christ on the Cross) c.1630 Oil on canvas, 214 x 143.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The present canvas was unpublished until 1918 when Hugo Kehrer included it in his monograph on Zurbarán. At…

San Sebastiano (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) San Sebastiano (Saint Sebastian) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on canvas, 255 x 140 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Composition surrounded by a trompe-l’oeil porphyry border. Probably arrived in Aigueperse (Auvergne) on the occasion of the marriage…

Monje hablando con una anciana (c.1825)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Monje hablando con una anciana (Monk Talking to an Old Woman) c.1825 Watercolor, 5.7 x 5.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton In December 1825, Goya wrote to his friend Joaquín Ferrer, “It is true that last…

Adoración del Nombre de Jesús (late 1570s)

El Greco (1541-1614) Adoración del Nombre de Jesús (The Adoration of the Name of Jesus) late 1570s Oil and egg tempera on pine, 55.1 × 33.8 cm National Gallery, London This picture is closely related to a larger work of the…

Capo di un giovane che guarda in alto (c.1485)

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513) Capo di un giovane che guarda in alto (Head of a Youth Looking Up) c.1485 Leadpoint and brown wash, heightened with white gouache on gray prepared paper, 25.5 x 19.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington

Sant’Apollonia (c.1455-1460)

Piero della Francesca (c.1416-1492) Sant’Apollonia (Saint Apollonia) c.1455–1460 Tempera on poplar panel, 38.8 x 28 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Attributed to Piero della Francesca. Shown from the knees up, a pale-skinned woman in front of a gold background wears a…

Atiti (1892)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Atiti 1892 Oil on canvas, 29.7 x 24.7 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo Atiti on his deathbed In 1891 Paul Gauguin moves to Tahiti. There he becomes friends with his neighbours, the Suhas family. He feels particularly close to…

Il Concerto (c.1507)

Giorgione (c.1477-1510) Il Concerto (The Concert) c.1507 Oil on canvas, 86 x 70 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia On five-year loan from a private collection.

San Giorgio e il drago (c.1470)

Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) San Giorgio e il drago (Saint George and the Dragon) c.1470 Oil on canvas, 55.6 x 74.2 cm National Gallery, London Saint George and the dragon must be one of the most fantastic saints’ legends to come down to…