Tiziano Vecellio - The Position In The Coffin (1559)

Titian (1488-1576)

Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio known in English as Titian, was an Italian painter, the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school. He was born in Pieve di Cadore, near Belluno, then in the Republic of Venice). During his lifetime he was often called da Cadore, taken from the place of his birth. Recognized by his ... More

Antonello Da Messina - Polyptych Of San Gregorio St Gregory Vel, Madonna S Mlad , St Benedict (1473)

Antonello da Messina (1430-1479)

Antonello da Messina, properly Antonello di Giovanni di Antonio, but also called Antonello degli Antoni and Anglicized as Anthony of Messina, was an Italian painter from Messina, Sicily, active during the Early Italian Renaissance. His work shows strong influences from Early Netherlandish painting although there is no documentary evidence ... More

Lev Tchistovsky - Nude (5)

Lev Tchistovsky (1902-1969)

Lev Tchistovsky was born in Pskov, Russia. Laureate in 1924 of the Fine Arts Academy of Leningrad with Savinsky and Eberling as professors, he left the Soviet Union in 1925. He studied two years at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome where he met Irene Klestova who was also studying there. She became his companion until his death. They came ... More

John William Godward - 1906 Silent Pet

John William Godward (1861-1922)

John William Godward was an English painter from the end of the Neo-Classicist era. He was a protégé of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but his style of painting fell out of favour with the rise of modern art. He committed suicide at the age of 61, and is said to have written in his suicide note that "the world is not big enough for myself and a ... More

Study Of Peonies Ca 1472

Martin Schongauer (1445-1491)

Martin Schongauer, byname Schön Martin, or Hipsch (Hübsch) Martin (German: “Beautiful Martin”), painter and printmaker who was the finest German engraver before Albrecht Dürer. Schongauer was the son of Caspar Schongauer, a goldsmith of Augsburg. In 1465 he registered at the University of Leipzig but apparently remained there only ... More

Maerten De Vos - Isaac Presents Rebecca Abraham 1563

Maerten de Vos (1532-1603)

Maerten de Vos, Maerten de Vos the Elder or Marten de Vos was a Flemish painter mainly of history paintings and portraits. He became, together with the brothers Ambrosius Francken I and Frans Francken I, one of the leading history painters in the Spanish Netherlands after Frans Floris’ career slumped in the second half of the sixteenth ... More

Ambrosius Benson - The Lamentation

Ambrosius Benson (1495-1550)

Ambrosius Benson was an Italian painter who became a part of the Northern Renaissance. While many surviving paintings have been attributed, there is very little known of him from records, and he tended not to sign his work. He is believed to be responsible for mainly religious art, but also painted portraits on commission. He sometime ... More

Gates Of Saint-Martin

Eugène Galien-Laloue (1854-1941)

Eugène Galien-Laloue was a French artist of French-Italian parents and was born in Paris on December 11, 1854. He was a populariser of street scenes, usually painted in autumn or winter. His paintings of the early 1900s accurately represent the era in which he lived: a happy, bustling Paris, la Belle Époque, with horse-drawn carria... More

Jean-Léon Gérôme - 1872 Pollice Verso, Or Thumb Down, Or Woe To The Vanquished

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904)

Jean-Léon Gérôme was a French painter and sculptor in the style now known as academicism. The range of his oeuvre included historical painting, Greek mythology, Orientalism, portraits, and other subjects, bringing the academic painting tradition to an artistic climax. He is considered one of the most important painters from this ... More

Delphin Enjolras - Nude, Lying On A Bouquet Of Roses

Delphin Enjolras (1857-1945)

Delphin Enjolras was a French academic painter. Enjolras painted portraits, nudes, interiors, and used mostly watercolours, oil and pastels. He is best known for his intimate portraits of young women performing mundane activities such as reading or sewing, often illuminated by lamplight. Perhaps his most famous work is the "Young Woman ... More