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Susanna e i vecchioni (c.1555-1556)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e i vecchioni (Susanna and the Elders) c.1555–1556 Oil on canvas, 146 × 193.6 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e i Vecchioni 1552–1555 Museo del Prado, Madrid     Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e…

Bacco e Arianna (1520-1523)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Bacco e Arianna (Bacchus and Ariadne) 1520–1523 Oil on canvas, 176.5 x 191 cm National Gallery, London Detail of the Crown Constellation. Detail of Ariadne and Theseus‘s ship. Detail of Bacchus. Detail of Pan. Detail of Bacchante. Detail of…

Madonna col Bambino (c.1475-1480)

Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) Madonna col Bambino (Madonna and Child) c.1475–1480 Tempera on poplar panel, 64.6 x 45 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Francesco di Giovanni Botticini came from a family of painters. His father, Giovanni di Domenico, and his son,…

Vêtements sur l’herbe (1883)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Vêtements sur l’herbe (Clothes on the Grass) 1883 Oil on wood, 16.2 x 24.8 cm Tate Britain, London This is one of a series of small studies in oil on panel for Seurat‘s first large painting ‘Bathing at…

The Sick Child (1907)

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944) The Sick Child (Det syke barn) 1907 Oil on canvas, 118.7 x 121 cm Tate Britain, London The Sick Child draws upon Munch’s memory of his sister Sophie’s death from tuberculosis at the age of fifteen. The model…

Moisson, Le Pouldu (1890)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Moisson, Le Pouldu (Harvest: Le Pouldu) 1890 Oil on canvas, 73 × 92.1 cm Tate Britain, London In 1890 Gauguin was staying at Marie Henry’s boarding house in Le Pouldu, Brittany. The headland in this painting is at the western…

Le Coup de lumière (1935)

Ensor, James (1860-1949) Le Coup de lumière (Effect of Light) 1935 Oil on canvas, 50.8 × 61.6 cm Tate Britain, London Although this picture was dated 1926 when exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, its first owner, Sam Salz, said that it…

The Scapegoat (1854-1855)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Scapegoat 1854–1855 oil on canvas, 33.7 x 45.9 cm Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Vividly coloured depiction of a russet coloured goat on the brink of death. The goat stands in the centre foreground, head lowered, haunches caving…