Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Isabella of Portugal

Workshop of Rogier van der Weyden
Portrait of Isabella of Portugal
c. 1450

Gentile da Fabriano
Coronation of the Virgin
c. 1420

Bernardino Fungai
Madonna and Child with Two Hermit Saints

Alessandro Allori
The Abduction of Proserpine

Fra Bartolommeo
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt with St. John the Baptist
c. 1509

Lorenzo Lotto
Madonna and Child with Two Donors
c. 1525-30

Anthony van Dyck
The Apostle Simon
c. 1618

Peter Paul Rubens
The Virgin as the Woman of the Apocalypse
c. 1623

Gerrit Battem
Figures on a Frozen Canal

Three artifacts at the Getty Museum from each of three faraway centuries. There will be a prize for anybody who can discover any linking principle here (beyond personal caprice).