Esther voor Ahasverus ~ 1528 ~ Olieverf op hout ~ 103 x 156 cm. ~ Alte Pinakothek, München

Esther voor Ahasverus ~ 1528 ~ Olieverf op hout ~ 103 x 156 cm. ~ Alte Pinakothek, München

The Annunciation // ca. 1465–1470 // Hans Memling // © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Annunciation // ca. 1465–1470 // Hans Memling // © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Dormition of the Virgin; (reverse) Christ Carrying the Cross/ca.1510/Hans Schäufelein (German,Nuremberg ca.1480–ca.1540 Nördlingen)& Attributed to the Master of Engerda /

The Dormition of the Virgin; (reverse) Christ Carrying the Cross/ca.1510/Hans Schäufelein (German,Nuremberg ca.1480–ca.1540 Nördlingen)& Attributed to the Master of Engerda /

Barthel Beham and his older brother Sebald were renowned as printmakers as well as painters. They were active in Lutheran Nuremberg until 1525, when they were banished for opposing the Reformation. Barthel subsequently moved to Catholic Munich to serve as court painter to the Bavarian dukes William IV and Ludwig X. The sitter of this arresting portrait, Leonhard von Eck, was Chancellor to William IV and a powerful opponent of the Reformation. An engraving after this portrait is inscribed…

Barthel Beham and his older brother Sebald were renowned as printmakers as well as painters. They were active in Lutheran Nuremberg until 1525, when they were banished for opposing the Reformation. Barthel subsequently moved to Catholic Munich to serve as court painter to the Bavarian dukes William IV and Ludwig X. The sitter of this arresting portrait, Leonhard von Eck, was Chancellor to William IV and a powerful opponent of the Reformation. An engraving after this portrait is inscribed…

The Young Virgin / La Virgen joven // ca. 1632-1633 //  Francisco de Zurbarán // Virgin Mary / Virgen María

The Young Virgin / La Virgen joven // ca. 1632-1633 // Francisco de Zurbarán // Virgin Mary / Virgen María

The Visitation/ca.1310–20/Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance (German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)/Constance/Mary tenderly places her hand on Elizabeth’s shoulder, while her cousin raises her arm to her breast in reference to her declaration, “Who am I, that the mother of the Lord should visit me?” (Luke 1:43)

The Visitation/ca.1310–20/Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance (German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)/Constance/Mary tenderly places her hand on Elizabeth’s shoulder, while her cousin raises her arm to her breast in reference to her declaration, “Who am I, that the mother of the Lord should visit me?” (Luke 1:43)

August Macke (1887 - 1914) was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).

August Macke (1887 - 1914) was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).

The Crucifixion // ca. 1440 // Fra Angelico (Guido di Pietro) // To the left of the Crucifixion are shown Saints Monica, her son Augustine, and Peter Martyr; to the right are Saints Dominic, Francis, and Elizabeth of Hungary. This damaged but poignant picture was painted in the 1440s, when Fra Angelico and his workshop were decorating the convent of San Marco in Florence

The Crucifixion // ca. 1440 // Fra Angelico (Guido di Pietro) // To the left of the Crucifixion are shown Saints Monica, her son Augustine, and Peter Martyr; to the right are Saints Dominic, Francis, and Elizabeth of Hungary. This damaged but poignant picture was painted in the 1440s, when Fra Angelico and his workshop were decorating the convent of San Marco in Florence

Saint Charles Borromeo // 1575–1662 // Giovanni Battista Crespi ("Il Cerano")

Saint Charles Borromeo // 1575–1662 // Giovanni Battista Crespi ("Il Cerano")

The Annunciation // ca. 1450 // Attributed to Petrus Christus

The Annunciation // ca. 1450 // Attributed to Petrus Christus

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