Tag: writing

Scene della vita di san Girolamo (c.1490)

Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) Scene della vita di san Girolamo (Scenes from the Life of Saint Jerome) c.1490 Tempera on poplar, 235 × 258 cm National Gallery, London Francesco Botticini’s S. Gerolamo Altarpiece is named after Saint Jerome (who appears at its centre) and…

Lady Writing (Back View)

Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863) Lady Writing (Back View) s.d. Graphite on cream wove paper, 21.1 × 13.4 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Paysage avec saint Matthieu (1640)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Paysage avec saint Matthieu (Landscape with Saint Matthew) 1640 Oil on canvas, 99 × 135 cm Gemäldegalerie, Berlin Companion: Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Paysage avec Saint Jean à Patmos 1640 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago    

Erasmus of Rotterdam (1526)

Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528) Erasmus of Rotterdam 1526 Engraving in black on ivory laid paper, 25.1 × 19.3 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Albrecht Dürer idolized the learned Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus, famously noting in his diary that Erasmus should take over…

La mort de Sénèque (1773)

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) La mort de Sénèque (The Death of Seneca) 1773 Oil on canvas, 123 x 160 cm Petit Palais, Paris See also: • Seneca, Lucius Annaeus minor (4 BC-65 AD)

Commiato degli ambasciatori (c.1497-1498)

Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460-c.1526) Commiato degli ambasciatori (The Departure of the Ambassadors) c.1497–1498 Oil on canvas, 281 x 252 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia This is the second of nine paintings in the cycle of the Legend of St. Ursula (Storie di sant’Orsola). The…

Virgen de las Fiebres (c.1500)

Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513) Virgen de las Fiebres (Madonna with Writing Child and Kneeling Bishop) c.1500 Oil and gold on panel, 158 x 77.3 cm Museo de Bellas Artes, Valencia

Desco da parto (1526-1527)

Pontormo (1494-1557) Desco da parto: Nascita di San Giovanni Battista (Birthing-tray: Birth of St John the Baptist) 1526–1527 Oil on panel, 89 x 74 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze The birthing tray was a ceremonial object typically used in Tuscany in the…

Copie de mémoire de l’Erasmus de Holbein

Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911) Copie de mémoire de l’Erasmus de Holbein (Memory Copy of Holbein’s Erasmus) s.d. Oil on wood, 28.3 x 22.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Compare: Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543) Erasmus writing 1528 Musée du Louvre, Paris    …