Vase of Flowers

2017-10-12T16:06:03+00:00

VASE OF FLOWERS - Jan Brueghel the Elder 1590 ca. Executed with the same technique - although, due to the different dimensions, not pendants - these paintings, datable to the last decade of the 16th century, should be considered together because of the evident similarities in the way the still life are represented. Although the

Andromeda

2017-10-12T16:00:34+00:00

ANDROMEDA - Rutilio Manetti 1612 Chained by her wrists to a rock, Andromeda gazes with terror at the sea, where a monster threateningly opens its jaws; in the background, in the sky, Purseus appears on the winged horse Pegasus. According to the mythological account, Andromeda‘s mother, Cassiopea, the wife of the Ethiopian king Cepheus,

St Jerome

2017-10-05T08:12:15+00:00

SAINT JEROME - Caravaggio 1606 The striking features of this painting are the illusionistic representation of the still life on the table and the impact of the red cloak enveloping the white haired figure of the saint. Poring over the volumes of the holy scripture and engaged in an exegetical task, as the quill