Très Galant by Italian Painter Cesare Detti
Très Galant by Italian Painter Cesare Detti

Très Galant

Très Galant before 1914 by Italian Painter Cesare Detti (1847 – 1914); who is best known for his late 19th century and early 20th century historical genre scenes of the 17th and 18th century, inspired by the Troubadour Art Style.

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Consuelo Vanderbilt by Giovanni Boldini
Consuelo Vanderbilt by Giovanni Boldini

Consuelo Vanderbilt

Consuelo Vanderbilt c1906 by Italian Painter Giovanni Boldini (1842 – 1931); an Italian genre and portrait painter who was known as the Master of Swish, due to the flowing brush strokes of his painting style.

This is an early 20th century portrait of … Read the rest

Portrait of Mrs. Howard-Johnston by Giovanni Boldini
Portrait of Mrs. Howard-Johnston by Giovanni Boldini

Portrait of Mrs. Howard-Johnston

Portrait of Mrs. Howard-Johnston before c1906 by Italian Painter Giovanni Boldini (1842 – 1931); an Italian genre and portrait painter who was known as the Master of Swish, due to the flowing brush strokes of his painting style.

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Vedvta dell' arco di Benevento nel regno di Napoli by Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Vedvta dell’ arco di Benevento nel regno di Napoli by Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Vedvta dell’ arco di Benevento nel regno di Napoli

Vedvta dell’ arco di Benevento nel regno di Napoli c1748-74 by Italian Painter Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 – 1778); painter, classical archaeologist and architect know for his etchings … Read the rest

Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings by Pietro Gaspari
Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings by Pietro Gaspari

Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings

Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings (AEdis antiquae, AEdificiorumque Adiacentium Fragmenta) c1771 by Italian Painter Pietro Gaspari (1720 – 1785), after a painter by Italian Painter (b1726 – )… Read the rest

Cleopatra c1695 by Carlo Maratta
Cleopatra c1695 by Carlo Maratta

Cleopatra c1695

Cleopatra c1695 by Italian Painter Carlo Maratta (1625 – 1713), known for his classical style painting of the Late Baroque Classical Manner Period.

This is a beautiful portrait that represents the historical event when Cleopatra (69 B.C. – 30 B.C.) makes the faithful … Read the rest

Illumination of the Cross in St. Peter's on Good Friday by Francesco Piranesi
Illumination of the Cross in St. Peter’s on Good Friday by Francesco Piranesi

Illumination of the Cross in St. Peter’s on Good Friday

Illumination of the Cross in St. Peter’s on Good Friday c1787 by Italian Engraver, Etcher and Architect Francesco Piranesi (1758-59 – 1810), after a painting by French … Read the rest

The Annunciation of Our Lady by Carlo Maratta
The Annunciation by Carlo Maratta

The Annunciation of Our Lady

The Annunciation of Our Lady by Italian Painter Carlo Maratta (1625 – 1713); known for classicizing his paintings in a Late Baroque classical style..

This is another beautiful interpretation of The Annunciation, which interprets the Biblical event when the … Read the rest

The Annunciation by Paolo de Matteis
The Annunciation by Paolo de Matteis

The Annunciation

The Annunciation c1712 by Italian Painter Paolo de Matteis (1662 – 1728); that specialized in creating religious works of art during the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

This painting by Matteis depicts the Biblical event when the Angel Gabriel comes to … Read the rest