Category: Art

  • Gallery: Tate Britain

    I’m planning a visit to Tate Britain on Wednesday.. some planning is due… From Wikipedia: Tate Britain is an art gallery situated on Millbank in London, and part of the Tate gallery network in Britain, with Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives. It is the oldest gallery in the network, opening in 1897. It houses a substantial collection of the works of J. M. W. Turner. Location: […]

  • Giovanni Bellini: San Zaccaria Altarpiece

    Artist Giovanni Bellini Year 1505 Type Oil on panel Dimensions 500 cm × 235 cm (200 in × 93 in) Location San Zaccaria, Venice From Wikipedia: The San Zaccaria Altarpiece (also called Madonna Enthroned with Child and Saints) is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini, executed in 1505 and located in the church of San Zaccaria, Venice. ———————- Log Visited:   19.04.2012 Location:   […]

  • Giorgione: The Tempest

    Artist Giorgione Year c. 1508 Type oil on canvas Dimensions 83 cm × 73 cm (33 in × 29 in) Location Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice From Wikipedia: The Tempest (Italian La Tempesta) is a famous Renaissance painting by Italian master Giorgione dated between 1506 and 1508. Originally commissioned by the Venetian noble Gabriele Vendramin, the painting is housed in the Gallerie dell’Accademia of Venice, Italy. On the right a woman sits, suckling a baby. She could be […]