martes, 30 de junio de 2009


Carlos el Temerario___ Rogier van der Weyden

Margarita de Francia (Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 5 de junio 1523 - Turín, 15 de septiembre de 1574), hija de Francisco I, rey de Francia y de Claudia de Francia.___style Clouet
Duquesa de Berry en 1550, ella contrae matrimonio en 1559 con Manuel Filiberto de Saboya (1528 † 1580), duque de Saboya, principe de Piamonte, et eut:
Marguerite d'Angoulême, 1527?, by Jean Clouet
Francisco I rey de Francia__Clouet el joven
Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun: Louise, Queen of Prussia, 1801

Elisabeth (Isabelle) de Valois, Princess of France and Queen of Spain, daughter of King Henry II. of France and Caterina de Medici, third wife of King Felipe II .of Spain, mother of Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia and Infanta Catalina Micaela of Spain, 1568__ Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
Isabella of Bourbon, 1st wife of Philip IV of Spain___ Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez
1807__Désirée Clary, fiancee of Napoleon Bonaparte , later Queen Desidera of Sweden_ Robert Lefèvre
Leonor de Austria___ Joos van Cleve
François_Clouet___ Elisabeth of Austria (1554-1592) | 1570
Duquesa de Alba__FRANCISCO GOYA
La Tirana___GOYA
Porträt der Comtesse del Carpio___GOYA
La Condesa de Chinchón___GOYA
adquisición más destacada del Museo en los últimos años.

jueves, 25 de junio de 2009

Painters from Italy

Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi click a las imágenes para ampliar
Galleria degli Uffizi -Fra_Angelico_
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Museo di San Marco
Fra Angelico (1387 or 1395–1455(1455))
Annunciation and the Adoration of the Magi Artist:

Fra Angelico (1387 or 1395–1455(1455))
Andrea di Bonaiuto, fresco, Santa Maria Novella, Florence
Lorenzo Monaco


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Tapisserie représentant François 1er roi de France l'hôtel de Cluny Paris musée national du Moyen age

hospices de Beaune, Bourgogne, France. Tapisserie de Guigone de Salins, représentant Saint Éloi.

The three fates, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos, who spin, draw out and cut the thread of Life, represent Death in this tapestry, as they triumph over the fallen body of Chastity. This is the third subject in Petrarch's poem The Triumphs. First, Love triumphs; then Love is overcome by Chastity, Chastity by Death, Death by Fame, Fame by Time and Time by Eternity.
A tapestry in the flemish style of catheirne of aragon and he rhusband arthur tudor, prince of wales.
Louis XIV
Water Festival at Bayonne. Tapestry. 335 × 394 cm. Uffizi, Florence. This is one of eight tapestries, known as the Valois Tapestries, that illustrate the festivals of the Valois court organised by Catherine de' Medici. All were based, at least partly, on designs by Antoine Caron. This one depicts festivities at the summit meeting between the French and Spanish courts at Bayonne in 1565.
Tapestry depicting a ball held by Catherine de' Medici at the Tuileries Palace, Paris, in 1573 in honour of Polish envoys visiting to present the throne of Poland to her son Henry, Duke of Anjou, the future Henry III of France. The tapestry is one of a series, known as the "Valois Tapestries", celebrating the court festivals or "magnificences" of Catherine de' Medici.
Marguerite de Valois with her brother Hercule François (right), the Valois Tapestries
Musée Nissim de Camondo, Paris, France - Chancellerie tapestry by Gobelins (circa 1680)

Adam working on the field
L'Astronomie, tapestry of French origin ?, about XVIth century, It illustrated the Patrick Moore's book Watchers of the stars.

Story of Semiramis. Design by Abraham van Diepenbeek, done at Michel Wauters' atelier of tapestry, Anvers (1627-1638). Capitoline Museums, Rome.

"Summer", detail from a tapestry called "The Seasons" or "Orchard," woven by Morris and Company in wool, silk, and mohair on a cotton ground at Merton Abbey in 1890, designed by William Morris and John Henry Dearle. (Details from Linda Parry, William Morris Textiles.)
The Adoration of the Magi, tapestry, wool and silk on cotton