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Francois de Troy: Christ and the Samaritan Woman

The extraordinary life-like quality of the characters in this work illustrate why Francois de Troy was one of the 17th century’s most popular portrait painters.

Stefano Cernotto (attr. to): The Last Supper

The Last Supper was a common subject among 16th century artists; however, the intriging iconography in Stefano Cernotto’s rendering displays and inventiveness that is unique.

Jan Hermansz. van Bijlert: Mary Magdalene Turning from the World to Christ

This arresting Mary Magdalene Turning from the World to Christ iidentifies Jan van Bijlert with the Utrecht Caravaggisti. The work is an beautiful blending of dramatic qualities of naturalism with the brilliant precision of classicism.

Jan Swart: Nativity Triptych

In this triptych the artist beautifully pictures several of the most familiar Christmas story events.

Jan Gossaert: The Madonna of the Fireplace

In this triptych the artist beautifully pictures several of the most familiar Christmas story events.
Jan Gossaert, called Mabuse, was one of the first Netherlandish painters to integrate an Italian and Northern style. His beautiful Madonna of the Fireplace in one stunning example of his skill.

Philippe de Champaigne: The Christ of Derision

Although indebted to Italian painting, Philippe de Champaigne is unique in his ability to combine French elegance with profound psychological realism.

Antonio del Castillo y Saavedra: St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness

In addition to highlighting traditional symbols associated with John the Baptist, Castillo’s painting illustrates how renderings of this prophet changed over time.

Isaiah’s Lips Anointed with Fire: Benjamin West, P.R.A.

Benjamin West, P.R.A.
Isaiah Lips Anointed with Fire

 

Carlo Francesco Nuvolone

Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (attr. to)
St. Joseph and the Christ Child

Edwin Long, R. A.

Edwin Long, R. A.
Sir Henry Irving as Richard III, Duke of Gloucester