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The Meeting of Odysseus and Nausicaa (c.1630-1640)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) The Meeting of Odysseus and Nausicaa c.1630–1640 Oil on canvas, 117.5 x 194 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Jordaens was one of the most renowned and versatile Antwerp painters. Here he illustrates an episode from Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus, naked and…

Family Portrait (1621)

Van Dyck, Anthony (1599-1641) Family Portrait 1621 Oil on canvas, 113.5 x 93.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg In this, one of the most marvellous works by the famous Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck, the compact composition creates an impression of…

Ritratto di senatore (c.1570)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Ritratto di senatore (Portrait of a Senator) c.1570 Oil on canvas, 118.5 x 100 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid In the 1570s Tintoretto considerably expanded his artistic activity by increasing the number of commissions executed by his studio. During…

La Bella (1536-1538)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) La Bella (Portrait of a Lady) 1536–1538 Oil on canvas, 89 × 75.5 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze

Ritratto di giovane donna (c.1536)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Ritratto di giovane donna (Portrait of a Young Woman) c.1536 Oil on canvas, 96 x 75 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg In his portraits, Titian, one of the best portrait painters in Europe, took a radically different approach to male…

Venere allo specchio (c.1555)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio (Venus with a Mirror) c.1555 Oil on canvas, 124.5 x 105.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio c.1555 Alte Pinakothek, Munich    

Venere allo specchio (c.1555)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio (Venus with a Mirror) c.1555 Oil on canvas, 116.5 x 101 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich Compare: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Venere allo specchio c.1555 National Gallery of Art, Washington    

Ritratto di Pietro Aretino (1545)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Ritratto di Pietro Aretino (Portrait of Pietro Aretino) 1545 Oil on canvas, 96.7 × 77.6 cm Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze See also: • Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556)