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Hans Memling - Scenes from the Passion of Christ (left side)Scenes from the Passion of Christ (left side)Hans Memling

Scenes from the Passion of Christ is an oil painting on a panel of Baltic oak, painted c.1470 by German-born Early Netherlandish painter Hans Memling. The painting shows 23 vignettes of the Life of Christ combined in one narrative composition without a central dominating scene: 19 episodes from the ...

Galleria Sabauda (Turin, Italy)
Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) - Venus and CupidVenus and CupidTiziano Vecellio (Titian)

The mosaic from the apse of Santa Maria Maggiore is beneath the dome of the apse where are scenes from the life of the Virgin. The artist, who was commissioned by the Franciscan pope, Nicholas IV, combined new iconographic elements from Gothic cathedrals with traditional Roman elements such as the a...

Galleria degli Uffizi (Florence, Italy)
Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) - St Mark Enthroned with Saints (detail)St Mark Enthroned with Saints (detail)Tiziano Vecellio (Titian)

The theme of the painting is akin to that of the picture by the Master of the Upper Rhineland. In this picture too, the Virgin is seated on the ground in the middle of an enclosed flower garden, in which a spring gushes forth. She is accompanied only by St Catherine of Alexandria and by a great many...

Santa Maria della Salute (Venice, Italy)
Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Taking of ChristTaking of ChristCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

There are seven figures in the painting: from left to right they are St John, Jesus, Judas, two soldiers, a man (a self-portrait of Caravaggio), and another soldier. They are standing, and only the upper three-quarters of their bodies are depicted. The figures are arrayed before a very dark backgrou...

National Gallery of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino) - The Hill of CalvaryThe Hill of CalvaryRaphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

Christ Falling on the Way to Calvary, also known as Sicilia's Spasimo, is a painting of the Italian High Renaissance master Raphael, circa 1516-1517. It is housed in the Museo del Prado of Madrid. As an altarpiece it is not the usual image of the Virgin and Christ child, but an episode from a narrat...

Agnolo Bronzino - Venus, Cupid and Time (Allegory of Lust)Venus, Cupid and Time (Allegory of Lust)Agnolo Bronzino

This work was probably created at the Tuscan court of Duke Cosimo de' Medici for presentation to the King of France. It was designed as a puzzle, and incorporates symbols and devices from the worlds of mythology and emblematic imagery. It would have made the perfect present for the French king, know...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
Giovanni Da Milano - Ognissanti Polyptych: lateral panelOgnissanti Polyptych: lateral panelGiovanni Da Milano

Together with Sassetta, Giovanni di Paolo was one of the leading Sienese painters in the fifteenth century. So strong was the hold on Sienese art of its great fourteenth-century masters - Duccio and his followers - that both Giovanni di Paolo and Sassetta consistently harked back to earlier models.G...

Galleria degli Uffizi (Florence, Italy)
Vincent Van Gogh - Seascape at Saintes-MariesSeascape at Saintes-MariesVincent Van Gogh

Saintes-Maries is the subject of a series of paintings that Vincent van Gogh made in 1888. When Van Gogh lived in Arles, he took a trip to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer on the Mediterranean sea, where he made several paintings of the seascape and town. In June 1888 Van Gogh took a 30 mile stagecoach trip...

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
El Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos) - View of ToledoView of ToledoEl Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos)

El Greco was born in Greece but had a special connection to Toledo, where he lived and worked for most of his life, it is one of only two landscape paintings that survived and its depiction of the sky has been well known and appreciated in Western Art. In Spain, it was rare to find landscape painti...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)