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Suddenly, an angel appears to stay Abraham’s knife-wielding hand, saying that God is satisfied by the proof of Abraham’s fear and reverence. Jacopo Bassano’s mastery of dynamic contours appears in the lively, varied lines of Abraham’s outstretched arm and the clouds and dark mountains echoing it. His expressive brushstrokes and his playful use of perspective, animated by the figures’ diverse postures, also demonstrate his confidence as a painter. This work is probably a copy of a background scene from Bassano’s popular series depicting the four seasons. To meet popular demand, the artist and his workshop created numerous versions of the series. In fact, previous scholarship suggested that this might be a fragment from a lost painting in the series. Close examination of the painting disproved this theory, however; the painting’s edges are mostly untouched and not cut from a larger canvas.", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.894.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.894.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.894.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.894.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2744", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16229, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16229", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.1369", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "circa 1516", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1511", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1521", "Disp_Title" : "Portrait of a Man", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Portrait of a Man", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Sebastiano del Piombo", "Sort_Artist" : "Sebastiano del Piombo", "Disp_Dimen" : "36.4 cm x 25.9 cm (14 5/16 in. x 10 3/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "36.4 cm", "Disp_Width" : "25.9 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "panel", "Medium" : "Oil on wood panel", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on wood panel", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Although no information on the sitter exists, the individualized facial features and contemporary dress indicate that this is a portrait. The painting was not, however, originally of this size and format. Examination of the panel shows that it was cut down from a much larger composition and later balanced with the addition of a narrow strip along the right side. It is possible that the original painting represented the sitter in three-quarter length against a dark green background, not unlike the "Portrait of a Humanist" from around 1520 (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.). One of the most celebrated painters of the Italian Renaissance, Sebastiano del Piombo combined the resplendent colors characteristic of Venetian painting with clear modeling of form prized by central Italian artists. Applied to portraiture, this combination resulted in a particularly moving likeness of an individual. ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15) Potentially next to Cambiaso (FC:jb 4/2/15) Potentially in display case on the floor or portrait gallery (FC:jb 4/2/15) ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.1369.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.1369.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.1369.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.1369.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2652", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16268, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16268", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.1362", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1540s", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1540", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1540", "Disp_Title" : "Diana and Callisto", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Diana and Callisto", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldolla)", "Sort_Artist" : "Schiavone (Andrea Meldolla), Andrea", "Disp_Dimen" : "40 cm x 132.5 cm (15 3/4 in. x 52 3/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "40 cm", "Disp_Width" : "132.5 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "canvas", "Medium" : "Oil on wood panel", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on wood panel", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This lovely panel appears to render the passage from Ovid’s Metamorphoses in which Diana and her nymphs discover that one of their companions, Callisto, has been made pregnant by Jupiter. The exaggerated horizontal format and size indicate that it originally served as part of an interior ensemble or piece of furniture, perhaps a cassone (storage chest) or spalliera (chair back). Especially considering this function, the panel is in excellent condition. Bonifazio was perhaps the first painter in Venice to explore ways of reconciling the school’s traditional insistence upon more naturalistic representation with Central Italian concerns of the moment: complex design, complicated linear rhythm, and self-conscious elegance. In this exploration of a distinctively Venetian Mannerism, his work anticipated and helped prepare the brilliant researches of Tintoretto and Veronese. ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional. Could go above a doorway or in a medallion hang. Should be in galleries. 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Commissioned by the cousins Antonio and Girolamo Petrobelli, the painting was one of the major projects of Paolo Veronese’s career. By 1785 the church was abandoned and demolished, and the altarpiece was cut and sold in pieces in 1788 to maximize profits. Four fragments have been identified to date. The original canvas had the body of Jesus supported by angels in the upper register and the two donors with their respective patrons—Saint Anthony Abbot and Saint Jerome—in the lower register. Saint Michael stood in the center, holding in his right hand a spear pointed at the demon and in his left scales to weigh souls on Judgment Day. The upright form of the archangel figure connects the upper and lower sections of the composition, while also reflecting the intermediary role of the much-venerated saint.", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15) Needs illustration of the larger image from which it was cut (FC:jb 4/2/15) Possibly higher up (FC:jb 4/2/15) Medallion (FC:jb 4/2/15) Possible pair with other Veroneses, distinct palette (FC:jb 4/2/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.1416-2.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.1416-2.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.1416-2.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.1416-2.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2761", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.1416-recon1.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.1416-recon1.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.1416-recon1.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.1416-recon1.tif", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "7902", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.1416-install.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.1416-install.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.1416-install.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.1416-install.tif", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "7903", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16434, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16434", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.1036", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "circa 1541", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1536", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1546", "Disp_Title" : "The Coronation of the Virgin", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "The Coronation of the Virgin", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Giovanni Battista della Cerva", "Sort_Artist" : "Cerva, Giovanni Battista della", "Disp_Dimen" : "87 cm x 71.5 cm (34 1/4 in. x 28 1/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "87 cm", "Disp_Width" : "71.5 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "panel", "Medium" : "Oil on wood panel", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on wood panel", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Jesus crowns her mother Mary as God the Father gazes down from above and the Holy Spirit descends in the form of a dove. Playful cherubim in the wreath of cloud add to the jubilant mood. This theme represents the final episode in the life of Mary, when, according to the tradition of the Catholic Church, she was brought to heaven after death and crowned as Queen of Heaven. In order to set the scene for the celestial event, Giovanni Battista della Cerva creates an abstract space relying on colors associated with heaven (blue) and eternity (gold). ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15) Lost in corner, needs more of a relationship with objects around it (FC:jb 4/2/15) Ranking adjusted (FC:jp 5/26/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.1036.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.1036.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.1036.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.1036.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2740", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16443, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16443", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.964", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "circa 1569", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1564", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1574", "Disp_Title" : "Esther and Ahasuerus", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Esther and Ahasuerus", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Luca Cambiaso", "Sort_Artist" : "Cambiaso, Luca", "Disp_Dimen" : "98.4 cm x 88.5 cm (38 3/4 in. x 34 13/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "98.4 cm", "Disp_Width" : "88.5 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "canvas", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Before the mid 16th century, Genoese patrons generally satisfied their artistic needs by importing works or artists themselves from elsewhere in Italy or even the North. The activity of Luca Cambiaso represents the foundation of a native and highly progressive school of painting. First trained locally by his father, Cambiaso then went to Rome, where he assimilated the current style based on Michelangelo’s painting. Returning to Genoa, he cultivated the geometry and ideality that underpin that style. This led to the development of what is perhaps the most abstract and intellectualized style of the entire Italian Renaissance. Its characteristics are an extreme simplification of form, opacity of expression, broadness of execution, and modality according to the subject and function of the painting. Rendering the Jewish queen’s courageous intercession with the Persian king to save her people, this painting is an outstanding example of Cambiaso’s most conventionally beautiful mode. Expressing the powerful conjunction of physical allure and moral force, the subject was a favorite from around this time through the 18th century. Typical of Cambiaso’s art, the composition is spare, schematic, and still. True to this mode, and appropriate to the subject, the description is relatively generous, the touch, especially in the ornament, delicate, and the tenor gentle. ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15) Higher up (FC:jb 4/2/15) Ranking adjusted (JP 5/19/15) Ranking adjusted (FC:jp 5/26/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.964.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.964.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.964.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.964.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2578", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16449, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16449", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.1419", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "circa 1585", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1580", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1590", "Disp_Title" : "The Annunciation", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "The Annunciation", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Workshop of Paolo Veronese", "Sort_Artist" : "Veronese, Workshop of Paolo", "Disp_Dimen" : "104.5 cm x 82.9 cm (41 1/8 in. x 32 5/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "104.5 cm", "Disp_Width" : "82.9 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "canvas", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Of the great Venetian painters of the sixteenth century, Paolo Veronese was the most systematic and subtle in exploring the action, formal implications, and even expressive meanings of light upon color. Early in his development, the forms had been quite arbitrary and the result stylish but implausible. Steadily, his design was regularized according to classical models, his palette reached an unprecedented optical range, and his light became naturalistically descriptive. A small altarpiece probably for private devotion, this picture sets the Virgin and the archangel Gabriel in a handsome loggia, like that of an actual villa by Palladio, with whom the artist often collaborated. It is one of numerous late versions of the subject, with no sign of the workshop participation that had become frequent by then. The highlights have lost little of their energy, coursing across the surfaces and infusing the work with a metaphoric vitality. The figures, however, have been simplified in shape, their cadence slowed and their gesture subdued. And the palette is relatively restricted and uniform in value. In such paintings, the heroic splendor of the artist’s mature style yields to something less calculated and more reflective. The Suida-Manning Collection includes two other paintings from the same period, each a fragment from a larger composition. The composition depends upon a painting by Tintoretto. Infrared examination by Stephen Gritt (Feb. 2010) revealed no variation between underdrawing and execution. ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Higher up (FC:jb 4/2/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.1419.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.1419.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.1419.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.1419.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2668", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16450, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16450", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.1417", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1570s (?)", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1570", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1570", "Disp_Title" : "Three Cherubim", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Three Cherubim", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Paolo Veronese", "Sort_Artist" : "Veronese, Paolo", "Disp_Dimen" : "105.41 cm x 81.92 cm (41 1/2 in. x 32 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "105.41 cm", "Disp_Width" : "81.92 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "canvas", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This painting is a fragment from a much larger composition. Cherubim along with seraphim form the highest order of angels in the Christian celestial hierarchy. In Byzantine and medieval art they were represented as heads surrounded by six wings. Varied and humanized in the Renaissance, they evolved into the sweet-faced, two-winged creatures seen here, and further into the baby angels, or putti, that populate many paintings. Veronese used groups of cherubim, first in the background of the upper reaches of altarpieces, then more prominently at the boundary between heavenly and earthly zones in various religious works. The group just above Saint Michael in the Petrobelli Altarpiece is typical. Judging by the size of these heads, the heavy weave of canvas, and the broad handling of paint, this fragment must come from a comparably large work, probably an altarpiece. While the type and function of these cherubim are evident, their realization is problematic. The arrangement of the three heads seems awkward, with their foreshortening uncoordinated and the upper two badly crowded. The individual heads lack volume, tending to flatten into simple shapes with no connection to their wings. Even allowing for condition––moderate abrasion and scattered paint losses throughout––the brushwork seems coarse, the accents in heavy pigment––the curls of the cherub on the right––superficial, and the surface inert. The habits are those of Veronese, but the hand shows little understanding of structure or sensitivity. Whatever the source of this fragment, an assistant was responsible for its execution. ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "Three Cherubim", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Condition, conservation issues: needs to be cleaned. Whites are yellow. 2+ with cleaning. Could go in medallion hang. 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Pontius Pilate presents Jesus, bound and crowned with thorns, before a crowd demanding his crucifixion. Here the tumult of the scene is replaced with a quiet, almost meditative atmosphere. The simplicity of narrative closely reflects the religious and artistic environment in which Luca Cambiaso worked. Faced with the rise of Protestantism in the sixteenth century, the Catholic Church carried out a series of reforms, now referred to as the Counter-Reformation. During this period, the Catholic Church encouraged artists to make decorous images with minimal distractions, like this painting, to communicate the Catholic doctrines effectively. Through its simplified composition, Cambiaso’s "Ecce Homo" invites the viewer to focus on the suffering of Jesus. ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15) Ranking adjusted (FC:jp 5/26/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.963.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.963.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.963.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.963.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2727", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16454, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16454", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.895", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "circa 1542 - 1545", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1542", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1545", "Disp_Title" : "Saint John the Baptist", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Saint John the Baptist", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte)", "Sort_Artist" : "Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte), Jacopo", "Disp_Dimen" : "109.22 cm x 71.76 cm (43 in. x 28 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "109.22 cm", "Disp_Width" : "71.76 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "canvas", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Cut out from a larger canvas, this painting represents John the Baptist turning his gaze toward the spectator. The saint’s truncated forearm and the direction of his pose, among other elements, suggest that this fragment once formed the right part of a composition, which likely featured the Madonna and Child in the center; there would have been another saint on the left. The farmhouses with thatched roofs in the background demonstrate the painter’s well-known tendency to incorporate rustic elements in religious paintings. The figure’s right eye, left knee, and left foot are reconstructions completed in 2009.", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Higher up (FC:jb 4/2/15) ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.895-post-Res.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.895-post-Res.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.895-post-Res.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.895-post-Res.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "6465", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 16471, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/16471", "Disp_Access_No" : "2017.974", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "circa 1565", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1560", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1570", "Disp_Title" : "Suicide of Lucretia", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Suicide of Lucretia", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Luca Cambiaso", "Sort_Artist" : "Cambiaso, Luca", "Disp_Dimen" : "166.4 cm x 90.2 cm (65 1/2 in. x 35 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "166.4 cm", "Disp_Width" : "90.2 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "canvas", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : " ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15) Medallion, would help hold in middle (FC:jb 4/2/15) Ranking adjusted (FC:jp 5/26/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2017.974.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2017.974.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2017.974.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2017.974.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2580", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 17378, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/17378", "Disp_Access_No" : "2005.33", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1595-1596", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1595", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1596", "Disp_Title" : "Visitation", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Visitation", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Camillo Procaccini", "Sort_Artist" : "Procaccini, Camillo", "Disp_Dimen" : "213 cm x 146 cm (83 7/8 in. x 57 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "213 cm", "Disp_Width" : "146 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Mary glides into the scene as the sunlight before dusk enriches the palette with a golden vibrancy. With Jesus in her womb, she will spend the next three months with her cousin, Elizabeth, who is six months pregnant. At the sound of Mary’s voice, Elizabeth is filled with the Holy Spirit as the child in her womb leaps for joy. While Mary’s husband Joseph is not present in the scripture, he appears to the right of the Virgin as a narrative device to evidence Zacharias’s muteness. Because Zacharias doubted his wife’s ability to conceive, the angel Gabriel punished his lack of faith by rendering him mute until the birth of his son, John the Baptist. Here, Zacharias gestures his salutations to Joseph, whose furrowed gaze is troubled by his lack of speech. The Visitation is a popular scene from the life of the Virgin, having been depicted by Camillo Procaccini numerous times. A preparatory drawing for the present piece is kept at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan. ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase through the generosity of Suzan and Julius Glickman, M.K. Hage, Jr., Derek Johns, Lawrence Lawver, Susan Thomas, Julia Wilkinson, and Jimmy and Jessica Younger, 2005", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2005.33.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2005.33.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2005.33.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2005.33.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "2952", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 17580, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/17580", "Disp_Access_No" : "2005.151", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "early 1550s", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1550", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1550", "Disp_Title" : "Madonna and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Madonna and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Luca Cambiaso", "Sort_Artist" : "Cambiaso, Luca", "Disp_Dimen" : "92 cm x 80.5 cm (36 1/4 in. x 31 11/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "92 cm", "Disp_Width" : "80.5 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "sight", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "wood panel", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on wood panel", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This is an early work by Luca Cambiaso, the first great master of sixteenth-century Genoa and the virtual founder of its distinctive school of painting. The monumentality of the Virgin, the thrust of the Child, and the bold plasticity of every form suggest study with the followers of Michelangelo in mid-century Rome. At the same time, this powerful description has been circumscribed by Cambiaso’s exaggerated regularity of shapes, as in the figures’ heads, and embellished with the unnatural grace of their extremities, which recalls the works that Raphael’s follower Perino del Vaga had created for Genoa. Throughout, from the luscious frosting of the Virgin’s white sleeve to the exquisite filaments about the eyes, there is evident delight in the sheer matter of paint and possibilities of the brush. This virtuosity is conspicuous because of the work’s execution on panel and the excellent preservation of most of its surface. The painting demonstrates the young artist’s startling ambition, explains his first synthesis of influences, and predicts his place among the major figures of Mannerism. The Suida-Manning Collection includes six paintings and at least two dozen autograph drawings by Cambiaso. These represent the most significant holdings of his work outside Genoa. Preceding the earliest Suida-Manning picture by some fifteen years, and the only example on panel, this painting is the cornerstone of the entire group.", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase as a gift of the Cain Foundation in honor of Charmaine Hooper Denius, 2005", "Copyright_Type" : "public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "painting", "Creation_Place2" : "Italian", "Department" : "European Paintings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Ranking is provisional (FC:jb 4/2/15) Important moment in early Cambiaso (FC:jb 4/2/15)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2005.151.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2005.151.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2005.151.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2005.151.tif", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "3061", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/2005.151_frame.tif", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/2005.151_frame.tif", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/2005.151_frame.tif", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/2005.151_frame.tif", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "3063", "Image_Type" : "Transparency", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }