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The Salutation of Beatrice (1869)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) The Salutation of Beatrice 1869 Oil on canvas, 57.1 x 47 cm Private collection Inscription with a sonnet from Dante‘s Vita Nuova (The New Life). Beatrice Portinari was the Florentine girl who represented the ideal of…

Madonna col Bambino e quattro angeli (early 1420s)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) Madonna col Bambino e quattro angeli (Madonna and Child with Four Аngels) early 1420s Tempera on poplar panel, 81 x 51 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This type of Madonna was widespread in Florence in the late 14th…

Adorazione di Gesù Bambino (c.1480)

Lippi, Filippino (1457-1504) Adorazione di Gesù Bambino (Adoration of the Christ Child) c.1480 Tempera on canvas, diameter 33 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Filippino Lippi was the son of the artist-monk, Fra Filippo Lippi, and himself a pupil of Botticelli. This…

The Four Rivers of Paradise (c.1615)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Four Rivers of Paradise c.1615 Oil on canvas, 208 × 283 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Fontana dei Fiumi 1651 Piazza Navona, Roma