Month: June 2018

Raphael: Holy family (1505-06)

St Petersburg Hermitage Raphael painted this Holy Family during his stay in Florence, possibly for the ruler of Urbino, Guidobaldo Montefeltro. With its mood of sublime sorrow, in this picture anything prosaic or banal would be alien to the heroes, yet this does not deprive them of a feeling of naturalness. The smooth lines, the…

grands & moins grands artistes

Artistes bretons, Alfred Sisley, Andrzej Rzepkowski, Anna Kostenko, Antonio Mancini, Boldini, Catrin Welz, Claude Monet, Dgas, Denis Nolet, Ed Sandoval, Edouard Vuillard, Egon Schiele, Emil Nolde, Erich Eckel, Felix Valloton, Franck Morrison, Georges Braque, Gerhard Glück, Gino Severini, Gustav Klimt, Hans Makart, Henri Matisse, Henri Scott Tuke, Henry Heiden, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Jan Sluiters, Jaquin…