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Tag Archives: Rennaissance

#43 Pieter Aertsen: The Parable of the Marriage Feast

Feb

22

Pieter Aertsen was trained in Amsterdam, but worked for much of his career in Antwerp, where he enrolled in the Guild of St. Luke as a master painter. He was particularly known for his important religious paintings and monumental genre scenes.

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#47 Master of the Stötteritz Altar: Mother of Sorrows

Jan

25

Keep an eye out every week for more visitor favorites. We will be highlighting each of the top fifty pieces during our 50th Anniversary year. If you want a more intimate encounter, stop by the museum and see these masterpieces for yourself!

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#50 Giorgio Vasari: The Holy Family with the Infant, St. John the Baptist

Jan

04

    The intense, bright colors and exaggerations in scale of this asymmetrical composition demonstrate Giorgio Vasari’s close affiliation with the Mannerist style of painting.  The Virgin Mary and St. Joseph are shown as caring parents of the Christ Child, who holds a goldfinch in his left hand. The bird is seen as a foreshadowing [...]

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