28 juin 2012

Bronze statuette of a philosopher on a lamp stand. Early Imperial, Augustan. Late 1st century B.C.

Bronze statuette of a philosopher on a lamp stand. Early Imperial, Augustan. Late 1st century B.C. Overall: 10 3/4 in., 2.9kg (27.3 cm, 6.4lb.). Rogers Fund, 1910. Accession Number:10.231.1. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Adaptation of a Greek statue of the 3rd century B.C.Among the preserved monuments of ancient art, there is no more sympathetic portrait of the Greek intellectual than this bronze statuette of a philosopher. The individualized appearance of the entire figure, and the successful portrayal... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2009

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Head of a Philosopher with a Red Hat. 18th century

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo,  Head of a Philosopher with a Red Hat. 18th century Oil on canvas. Height : 60.60 cm; Width : 50.90 cm. Price on application This work is one of a series of philosopher heads by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo. The group is based in part on an earlier "philosopher" series by his father, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and also relates to two sets of etchings made by Giandomenico after his father's paintings, the Raccolta di Teste. It is generally thought that circa 1757 Giambattista... [Lire la suite]
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