The ancient Roman poet Ovid, in his "The Metamorphoses," told the story of the nymph Io who was seduced by Jupiter, the king of the gods. When his wife Juno became jealous, Jupiter transformed Io into a heifer ... More
Filippo Mazzola (Italian, ca. 1460-1505). 'The Dead Christ Supported by Angels,' 1491-1504. paint on panel. Walters Art Museum (37.1056): Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, before 1916.
Sulpicia was chosen in the 3rd century BC from among a hundred women in Rome as the most worthy to dedicate a statue to the goddess Venus Verticordia, protector of women. Before an imaginary view of the city of... More
Bergognone, Bernardino; The Virgin and Child with Two Angels; The National Gallery, London; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/the-virgin-and-child-with-two-angels-116042
Italiano: Gallerie dell'Accademia - MIBAC The making of this document was supported by Wikimedia CH. (Submit your project!) For all the files concerned, please see the category Supported by Wikimedia CH. ... More
miniature with eight great warriors of antiquity. Sforza is depicted shaking hands with Caesar and Hannibal, while flanked by Fabius, Scipio, and Pompey on the left, Epaminondas, Themistocles, and an unidentif... More