Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Jacques-Louis David


Marie Josephine Buron
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Combat of Mars and Minerva
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Children of Niobe
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Antiochus and Stratonica
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Mademoiselle Guimard as Terpsichore
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Vestal Virgin Crowned with Flowers
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Belisarius
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Andromache Mourning Hector
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Genevieve Jacqueline Pecoul (detail)
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Oath of Horatius (detail)
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Mister and Misses Lavoisier (detail)
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Helen and Paris
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The Lictors Returning to Brutus the Body of his Sons
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Anne-Marie-Louise Thelusson
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Marquise of Orvilliers
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Louise Pastoret
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Madame Trudaine
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Death of Bara
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Psyche Abandoned
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Emile Sériziat and her Son
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Young Woman in White
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The Intervention of the Sabine Women
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Juliette Récamier
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Reclining Nude (Juliette Récamier)
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Suzanne Le Peletier de Saint Fargeau
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Sappho and Phaon
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Countess Daru
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Antoine and Angélique Mongez
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Marguerite-Charlotte David (Artist's Wife)
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Countess Vilain XIII (Mother and Daughter)
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Cupido and Psyche (detail)
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Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis
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Anger of Achilles
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Sisters Zénaide and Charlotte Bonaparte
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Mars Disarmed by Venus and the Three Graces
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(1748 - 1825)
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Vestal Virgin


Roman Fresco from Pompeii - House of the Vestals (ca. 1st Century BC)
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Willem Doudijns - Vestal Virgin with Burning Incense (1670s)
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Alessandro Marchesini - Dedication of a New Vestal Virgin (1710)
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Jean Raoux (1720s)
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Anonymous - Anne Charlotte as Vestal Virgin (1739)
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Jean-Marc Nattier - Woman Dressed as Vestal Virgin (1759)
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Follower of Jean-Marc Nattier - Sophie de France as Vestal Virgin
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Francois Hubert Drouais (1767)
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Angelica Kauffmann (ca. 1782)
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Circle of Angelica Kauffmann (ca. 1785)
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Andrey Ivanov - Yekaterina Ivanova as Vestal Virgin (1800)
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Pietro Saja - Vestal Virgin Condemned to Death (ca. 1800)
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Circle of Johann Baptist Lampi (undated)
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Jean-Basptiste Peyvatin - Ordeal of a Vestal Virgin (1800s)
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Nikolay Ge (1858)
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Jean-Léon Gérôme - Pollice Verso or Thumbs Down (1872)
(detail of Vestal Virgins on the stand of a Roman Amphiteatre)
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Arnold Böcklin (1874)
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Louis-Hector Leroux - Inauguration of a Vestal Virgin (ca. 1875)
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Edward John Poynter - Vestal Portrait of Miss Violet Lindsay (1880)
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Carl-Friedrich Deckler (1880s)
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José Rico Cejudo (ca. 1890)
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Edward Burne-Jones (1896)
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George Lawrence Bulleid (1904)
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René Magritte - Torturing of the Vestal Virgin (1927)
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Paul Delvaux (1972)
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'Priestess of Vesta, Goddess of the Hearth'

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Legendary Vestals
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'mythical mother of Rome's founders, Romulus and Remus'



Heinrich Aldegrever (1525-1550)
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Francesco Melzi (1530s)
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Peter Paul Rubens (ca. 1618) - Mars and Rhea Silvia
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Jacques Blanchard (ca. 1630)
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Engraving by C. Fantetti after Annibale Carracci (undated)

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'betrayer of Rome to the Sabines who was crushed to death'



Anonymous Engraving (undated)
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Il Sodoma (1500s)

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'who proved her virtue by carrying water in a sieve'



Andrea Mantegna (1490)
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Giulio Antonio de Bonasone (ca. 1550)
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Giovanni Battista Moroni (ca. 1560)
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Pieter Furnius (1573)
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Quentin Metsys the Younger - Elizabeth I as Tuccia (ca. 1583)
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Engraving after Joshua Reynolds (undated)
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Domenico Corvi (ca. 1775)
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Louis-Hector Leroux (1874)
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