Tag: writer

Pietro Aretino

(1492–1556) Works: • Angelica (Italian) • Il divino Pietro Aretino a lo Imperadore ne la morte del Duca d’Urbino (Italian) • Il primo libro delle lettere (Italian) • Il secondo libro delle lettere (Italian) • La Cortigiana (Italian) • Dubbj…

Antonio Manetti

(1423–1497) Antonio di Tuccio Manetti Works: • Novella del Grasso legnaiuolo (Italian) • Studi sulla Divina commedia (Italian) • Vita di Filippo di ser Brunellesco architetto fiorentino (Italian) Born July 6 1423 Firenze (Italia) Died May 26 1497 Firenze (Italia) Occupation Architect…

Lorenzo Ghiberti

(1378–1455) Lorenzo di Bartolo The artist’s works: Sacrificio di Isacco 1401 Museo del Bargello, Firenze Abramo 1425–1452 Battistero di San Giovanni, Firenze Adamo ed Eva 1425–1452 Battistero di San Giovanni, Firenze Caino e Abele 1425–1452 Battistero di San Giovanni, Firenze Davide 1425–1452 Battistero di…

Francesca da Rimini

(c.1255–1285) Francesca da Polenta Francesca da Rimini in Literature: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321): Divina Commedia (Italian) Francesca da Rimini in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Paolo et Francesca 1814 Musée Condé, Chantilly     Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Francesca da Rimini et Paolo…

Les Tragiques grecs (1866)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Les Tragiques grecs (The Greek Tragedians) 1866 Oil on canvas, 37 × 44 cm Musée des Beaux-Arts, Angers This painting is a study for The Apotheosis of Homer. Compare: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée…

Pindar

(c.518 BC-c.438 BC) Πίνδαρος Works: • The Extant Odes of Pindar (English) Pindar in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée du Louvre, Paris   Born c.518 BC Cynoscephalae (Greece) Died c.438 BC Argos (Greece) Occupation Poet Writer

Nicolas Boileau

(1636–1711) Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux Works: • Le Lutrin, poème héroï-comique (French) Boileau in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée du Louvre, Paris   Born November 1 1636 Paris (France) Died March 13 1711 Paris (France) Occupation Academician Literary critic Occupation Poet…

Terence

(c.195 BC-c.159 BC) Publius Terentius Afer Works: • The Comedies of Terence (English) Codex Vaticanus Latinus (9th century) with the portrait of Terence. Terence in Art: Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Venus Frigida 1614 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp   Born c.195…

Plautus

(c.254 BC-184 BC) Titus Maccius Plautus Works: • Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi (Latin) • Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives (English) • The Captivi and the Mostellaria (English) Born c.254 BC…

Sallust

(86 BC-34/35 BC) Gaius Sallustius Crispus Works: • Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jurgurthine War (English) • De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino (English) • De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino (Latin) • Jugurtha (Finnish) Born 86 BC Amiternum (Italia) Died 34/35…