Self portrait in a red cloak - Anton Rafael Mengs. 55x42Anton Rafael Mengs - painter of the era of classicism. Presented here is one of the earliest. In this self-portrait, the artist captured himself at the age of 16. Researchers note in it the Italian influence, in particular, the Venetian school of painting.
Portrait of an old man with a grandson - Domenico Ghirlandaio. 62x46In "Portrait of an Old Man with a Grandson", whose identities remained unknown, Domenico Ghirlandaio (1449-1494), a painter of the Early Renaissance, a representative of the Florentine school, sought a realistic and true depiction of his models. Touching is the image of a little boy with golden curls breaking out from under a red cap, clinging to his grandfather in the hope of finding either protection or an answer to some kind of tormenting question.
Portrait of Countess Carpio, Marquise de la Solana - Francisco de Goya. 181x122 The artist of Spanish romanticism Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) is known for including portraits of aristocrats. The hand of the court painter created a gallery of images of the Spanish nobility. The most popular are his female portraits. Goya's women are always mysterious, despite the detailed elaboration of robes and accessories, there are always a lot of unsaid in their appearance.
Nativity of Christ - Federico Barocci. Barocci (1535-1612) inherited the artistic skill from his father - the sculptor, uncle - the architect and great-grandfather - the famous Milanese sculptor. Barocci formed in the Roman circle of followers of Raphael, is a painter of the late mannerism era.
Dance among the swords - Henry Ippolitovich Semiradsky. 120x225G. Having successfully graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in 1870, he received the right to travel abroad to study monuments of ancient art. The painting “Dance Among Swords” was painted in Rome in 1881. The artist chose a simple and never-aging motif, widespread both in the Ancient World and - no less - in the modern nineteenth century.
The aristocratic Borghese family is known to everyone who has at least something to do with the world of art. If the mention of the names Santi, Caravaggio, Lotto, Alani, Bernini and Canova is in awe in your heart, then the Roman gallery of Borghese is the place you should definitely visit. Art lovers coming to Rome should not miss such a chance!