Category Archives: Medieval art

Agostino Arrivabene

Style is derivative of some artists I recognize: Ernst Fuchs, various Renaissance/Medieval, Blake, and Puvis de Chauvannes. But I think when many influences melt together, this makes a new welcome variant.

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Baldishol tapestry (Norwegian), 12th century

The part which has been preserved – the two months of April and May – is a fragment of a larger tapestry designed as a frieze which most likely consisted of 12 motives – one for each month of the … Continue reading

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Medieval art based on the Era of Marytrs

Saint Lucy and Her Mother at the Shrine of Saint Agatha; Saint Lucy Giving Alms; Saint Lucy before Paschasius; Saint Lucy Resisting Efforts to Move Her, part of an altarpiece Giovanni di Bartolommeo Cristiani (Italian, Florentine, active 1367–98) Tempera on … Continue reading

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