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Small Self-Portrait (c.1657)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) Small Self-Portrait c.1657 Oil on walnut wood, 48 × 40.6 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna In this informal portrait, Rembrandt confronts the viewer in everyday attire – a brown skirt and red woollen shirt. With advancing age, simplicity of appearance and…

Old Man (1651)

Flinck, Govert (1615-1660) Old Man 1651 Oil on canvas, 99.5 x 84 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Inscribed at lower left: G. Flinck f. 1651

Testa d’uomo (1480s)

Signorelli, Luca (c.1445-1523) Testa d’uomo (Head of a Man) 1480s Pen and brush on paper, 26.9 x 18.7 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Sacra Famiglia (1506-1507)

Raffaello (1483-1520) Sacra Famiglia (Holy Family, Madonna with Beardless Joseph) 1506–1507 Tempera, oil on canvas (handed over from panel), 72.5 x 56.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Raphael painted this Holy Family during his stay in Florence, possibly for the ruler…

Portrait of a Stout Man (c.1425)

Campin, Robert (c.1378-1444) Portrait of a Stout Man (Robert de Masmines?) c.1425 Oil on panel, 35.4 x 23.7 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Robert Campin was a renowned painter of his day whose workshop trained important artists such as Jacques Daret and…

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…

San Girolamo (c.1638-1640)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) San Girolamo (Saint Jerome) c.1638–1640 Oil on canvas, 129 x 100.3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Saint Jerome (about ad 347–420) translated biblical texts into Latin. Although he sometimes appears as a scholar in his study,…

Autorretrato (c.1670)

Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617-1682) Autorretrato (Self Portrait) c.1670 Oil on canvas, 122 × 107 cm National Gallery, London Murillo probably painted this self portrait in about 1670, when he was in his early fifties – his hairline is receding and his…