The Ascension of Christ by Perugino

At the request of the Benedictine monks of the city of Perugia in 1495, Perugino devoted three years to creating the main altarpiece for their church, now preserved in the Lyon Museum. The composition is organized symmetrically around a central axis that runs from earth to heaven, flowing through the gestures and gazes of the Virgin Mary, Christ and God the Father.


Domenico Ghirlandaio - Portrait of a Lady
6th Feb 20

Domenico Ghirlandaio – Portrait of a Lady

This fashionably dressed young woman, painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio, circa 1490, represents an ideal...


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