19 avril 2019

Caravaggio's ornamental shield depicting the severed head of Medusa loaned for exhibition in Munich

Michelangelo Merisi, called Caravaggio (1571 - 1610), Medusa, called Medusa Murtola, 1597. Canvas on panel, diameter 44.68 cm. Private collection. MUNICH.- Last week—quite literally at the eleventh hour—the Bavarian State Painting Collections received news that the Italian Ministry of the Interior and the authorities for cultural-heritage protection in Milan and Rome have granted permission for Caravaggio’s world-famous ornamental shield depicting the severed head of Medusa to leave the country and feature as... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2013

Medusa Necklace By Damiani

Medusa Necklace By Damiani. White gold, diamonds  (Ct 12,44), sapphires (Ct 127,86).
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02 août 2012

Roundel with the Winged Head of Medusa. Roman, A.D. 100 - 225

Roundel with the Winged Head of Medusa. Roman, A.D. 100 - 225. Silver, gold, and bronze
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01 décembre 2011

Baroque masterpiece The Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini @ the Legion of Honor in San Francisco

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, The Medusa, 1640s. Carrara marble. Musei Capitolini, Rome. Photo: Andrew Fox/FAMSF SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The Musei Capitolini in Rome are lending San Francisco one of their greatest treasures, the Baroque masterpiece The Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, one of history’s finest sculptors and a leading figure in 17th-century Italian art and architecture. This loan is part of The Dream of Rome, a project initiated by the mayor of Rome to exhibit timeless masterpieces in the United States from 2011 through 2013. The... [Lire la suite]
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