Renaissance

Renaissance

Titian’s The Death of Actaeon (Metamorphoses VIII)

A whistle-stop tour of each of the seven Poesies, which the Renaissance master delivered Philip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s, finally...

Isla Phillips 13 January 2020

Renaissance

Titian’s Diana and Callisto (Metamorphoses VII)

In a series of articles we are meeting each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s. So far we...

Isla Phillips 6 January 2020

Renaissance

Titian’s Diana and Actaeon (Metamorphoses VI)

In a series of articles we are meeting each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s. So far we...

Isla Phillips 28 December 2019

Renaissance

Titian’s The Rape of Europa (Metamorphoses V)

In a series of articles we are meeting each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered to Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s. Every...

Isla Phillips 23 December 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi by Fra Angelico

Our Christmas week Painting of the Week is Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi (c. 1431-2) by Fra Angelico, a panel painting that includes two...

Alexandra Kiely 22 December 2019

Renaissance

The Story of the Lost Raphael’s Portrait of a Young Man

Have you seen this painting? It is missing. Since 1945. On the day of reopening the Princes Czartoryski Museum, let's explore the story of one of the...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 December 2019

Renaissance

Titian’s Perseus and Andromeda (Metamorphoses IV)

In a series of articles we are meeting each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s. Every...

Isla Phillips 16 December 2019

Art History 101

Titian’s Venus and Adonis (Metamorphoses III)

In a series of articles we are going to meet each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s.

Isla Phillips 11 December 2019

Art History 101

Titian’s Danae (Metamorphoses II)

In a series of articles we are going to meet each of the seven Poesies, which Titian delivered Phillip II of Spain in the 1550s and early 1560s.

Isla Phillips 2 December 2019

Renaissance

Titian’s Metamorphoses

In the 1550s and early 1560s Titian delivered a series of seven large canvases to King Phillip II of Spain. Each translated a small section of the...

Isla Phillips 19 November 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Fra Filippo Lippi, Madonna and Child with Two Angels

On the surface, Fra Filippo Lippi’s, Madonna and Child with Two Angels appears to be another typical Renaissance painting of the Virgin Mary and...

James W Singer 17 November 2019

Erotica

Venus Vincit Omnia. Venus in Art

Venus (also known by her Greek name Aphrodite) is the Goddess of Love. We've explored some famous Venus' here. Next, Velázquez's portrait put her...

Isla Phillips 9 September 2019