The Flagellation – 14th Century Italian Embroidery

One of Twelve: Life of Christ The Flagellation is one of twelve panels attributed to Geri Lapi depicting the life of Christ, of which nine are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This embroidered panel representing the Flagellation is a remarkable expression of the Florentine Gothic style. While the needlework has been attributed to the…

Eugène Delacroix: The Education of the Virgin (1852)

The Education of the Virgin Eugène Delacroix 1852 From the collection of The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo L’Éducation de la Vierge (The Education of the Virgin) (1852). Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863. Oil on canvas. Musée national Eugène-Delacroix Delacroix portrayed the subject with great simplicity, centering the composition on the two monumental figures of…

Saint Benedict by Segna di Buonaventura

Source: the-met-art Saint Benedict Artist: Segna di Buonaventura (Italian, active Siena by 1298–died 1326/31) Date: 1320s Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground Essays Italian Painting of the Later Middle Ages Italian Renaissance Frames The Master of Monte Oliveto (active about 1305-35) Timelines Italian Peninsula, 1000-1400 A.D. Saint Silvester Gozzolini by Segna di Buonaventura European Paintings…