Paintings

Quarante-trois portraits de peintres de l'atelier de Charles Gleyre

Forty three portraits of painter

The Forty- three portraits of painters of the studio Charles Gleyre is an art work you can see at Le Petit Palais in Paris. Claude Monet, Frederic Bazille, Alfred Sisley and Auguste Renoir, they all…


Navires de guerre romains

Roman warships

This fresco discovered in Pompeii represents two magnificent Roman warships armed with rams at the bow. A rare work that gives us an idea of the colours and the presence of these ships from which…


La Déposition

The deposition – Pieter Van Mol

The deposition. Pieter van Mol was a Flemish painter born in Antwerp in 1599 and died in Paris on April 8, 1650. Between the Flemish and French painting schools, he is one of the 12…


Madame George Drummond - Gainsborough

Madame George Drummond – Gainsborough

Madame George Drummond, 1779-1782 – Thomas Gainsborough is a famous British painter known for his landscapes and magnificent portraits, he mastered, as in this painting, the finesse of the transparent and draped fabrics. Madame George…


Ecce Agnus Dei

Ecce Agnus Dei – Behold the Lamb of God – Baciccio

Ecce Agnus Dei by Giovanni Battista Gaulli, dit Baciccio, around 1695-1700. This work illustrates a very young Saint John the Baptist pointing directly at Christ rather than the Lamb of the parable. Under the wing…


Rentrée de la moisson

Re-entry of the harvest – Bloemaert

Return of the harvest of Abraham Bloemaert, around 1625-1630. Initially a Mannerist moving towards classicism, this Dutch painter had a Caravaggesque period following the contact with this style around 1620. This painting resulting from his…


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Deluge scene by Joseph-Désiré Court

The Deluge Scene by Joseph-Desire Court interprets the human disarray of those condemned by the judgment of God who set off the deluge on earth because he was not satisfied. He saved only Noah, his…