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Saint Cecilia
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1635
Poussin, Nicolas
Saint Cecilia
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1635
Poussin, Nicolas

Cecelia, patron saint of music, sits before a harpsichord that rests on a pedestal conceived as a sculpture, reading a score held by two child angels. She is wrapped in ocher robes that partially hide her blue tunic. Behind her, two young singers read another score while, in the upper left corner, the fifth figure, a child, raises an ample curtain whose mass is balanced by a column. The background

The Genius of Painting
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1650
Mehus, Lieven
The Genius of Painting
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1650
Mehus, Lieven

Born in Flanders, Livio Mehus moved to Milan at a young age and is thus often considered an artist of the Italian school. He is recorded in Rome at the age of fourteen and later in Florence, Lucca and around Genoa. He also worked successively in Piamonte and Lombardy. There is ample documentation of his activity as a painter of frescoes and oils, an expert on northern Italian painting and a restor

Cupid spurning Riches
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1654
Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)
Cupid spurning Riches
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1654
Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)

Guido Reni`s painting shows a young Cupid facing the viewer, with the seashore behind him, his left leg bent and left foot resting on a slab of stone. Cupid raises his left hand to a dove and with his right hand holds his bow. The loosened bowstring indicates that he has been disarmed; his remaining arrows lie in a quiver discarded on the ground. The subject appears to be a variation of Love tamed

The Flight into Egypt
Oil on canvas. 1630 - 1633
Turchi, Alessandro
The Flight into Egypt
Oil on canvas. 1630 - 1633
Turchi, Alessandro

Alessandro Turchi´s The flight into Egypt, early 1630s, was donated to the Museo del Prado by Ferdinand VII, founder of the museum, before 1833. The painting had not been in the Spanish Royal Collection for a long time; in fact it was acquired only a generation earlier by his father, Charles IV, while he was living in exile in Rome following Napoleon’s invasion of Spain. Charles had been an intell

The Birth of John the Baptist announced to Zacharias
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1635
Stanzione, Massimo
The Birth of John the Baptist announced to Zacharias
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1635
Stanzione, Massimo

An angel announces to the elderly Zacharias the birth of his son, John the Baptist. The painting is one of a series of six canvases on the life of that saint, four of them by Stanzione: The Birth of John the Baptist announced to Zacharias, The Preaching of Saint John the Baptist (P257), The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist (P258) and Saint John the Baptist leaving his Father’s House (P291). In

The Preaching of Saint John the Baptist
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1635
Stanzione, Massimo
The Preaching of Saint John the Baptist
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1635
Stanzione, Massimo

The painting is one of a series of six canvases on the life of that saint, four of them by Stanzione: The Birth of John the Baptist announced to Zacharias (P256), The Preaching of Saint John the Baptist, The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist (P258) and Saint John the Baptist leaving his Father’s House (P291). In the other two, one by Artemisia Gentileschi, The Birth of Saint John the Baptist (P1

The Martyrdom of Saint Stephen
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1645
Cavallino, Bernardo
The Martyrdom of Saint Stephen
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1645
Cavallino, Bernardo

The lone figure of Saint Stephen is shown on the right of the composition with his hands crossed on his breast and his eyes raised to the heavens as he is stoned by his executioners. Cavallino was a Neapolitan painter who produced elegant, delicately painted works of small format.

The Assumption of the Virgin
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1587
Carracci, Annibale
The Assumption of the Virgin
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1587
Carracci, Annibale

The Assumption of the Virgin is narrated in a late legend, inspired by the Prophet Elias`s vision and by the Ascension of Christ. It was only declared an article of faith in 1950, after centuries during which belief in it was considered a question of personal piety. According to this legend, after her death the Virgin was carried to heaven by angels in the presence of the Apostles. Unlike Christ,

The Apostle James the Greater
Oil on canvas. 1618 - 1623
Reni, Guido
The Apostle James the Greater
Oil on canvas. 1618 - 1623
Reni, Guido

This work depicts Saint James the Greater, who was Saint John`s brother and one of the Apostles closest to Christ. He witnessed Christ`s Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, accompanied him at the Sermon on the Mount and was present at the Taking of Christ. The saint is shown at more than half length, wearing a green tunic and a yellow robe in a depiction belonging to the rich tradition of paintings an

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