April212014
detailsofpaintings:

Agnolo Bronzino, A Young Woman and her little Boy (detail)
Circa 1540

detailsofpaintings:

Agnolo Bronzino, A Young Woman and her little Boy (detail)

Circa 1540

(via antiqueart)

April142014

Agnolo Bronzino - Eleonora da Toledo and Her Son, 1545-50, detail

(Source: marcuscrassus, via thewingsofdaedalus)

March312014
mediumaevum:

Don’t forget - it’s Hug a medievalist day!
image: Temptation of Christ. The Fouquet Missal, 1470-75

mediumaevum:

Don’t forget - it’s Hug a medievalist day!

image: Temptation of Christ. The Fouquet Missal, 1470-75

(via broodinghunx)

March302014
karamazove:

An Allegorical Figure (possibly a personification of Architecture or Fortitude) — Michele Tosini (1503-1577)

karamazove:

An Allegorical Figure (possibly a personification of Architecture or Fortitude) — Michele Tosini (1503-1577)

(Source: kx5991, via antiqueart)

March222014
seamus-heaney:

Portrait of Laura Battiferri by Bronzino, detail, about 1560

seamus-heaney:

Portrait of Laura Battiferri by Bronzino, detail, about 1560

12PM
renaissance-art:

Garofalo c. 1520-1525
Baptism of Christ (detail)

renaissance-art:

Garofalo c. 1520-1525

Baptism of Christ (detail)

March212014

missisanfi:

Young banker Bindo Altoviti, Raphael, 1515

12PM
renaissance-art:

Cornelis van Dalem c. 1559-1569
Landscape with Adam and Eve 

renaissance-art:

Cornelis van Dalem c. 1559-1569

Landscape with Adam and Eve 

March202014
dipodal:

The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian.Antonello de Messina, ca. 1475-77. Italian Renaissance.
Note the vibrancy of colors due to his use of oil paints, learned from the Flemish.

dipodal:

The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian.Antonello de Messina, ca. 1475-77. Italian Renaissance.

Note the vibrancy of colors due to his use of oil paints, learned from the Flemish.

12PM
vocabularycomics:

New on http://www.thetoryparty.com/rarewords/sinopia/

sinopia
n. reddish-brown natural earth pigment, widely used in classical antiquity for underdrawings; a drawing made with this pigment; an underdrawing
The Italian renaissance made use of sinopia for flesh tones.

vocabularycomics:

New on http://www.thetoryparty.com/rarewords/sinopia/

sinopia

n. reddish-brown natural earth pigment, widely used in classical antiquity for underdrawings; a drawing made with this pigment; an underdrawing

The Italian renaissance made use of sinopia for flesh tones.

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