Category: detail

Artaxerxes Receiving the Head of Cyrus (and detail) by Peregrino da Cesena

Italian, c. 1490/1510

niello print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Detail from The Triumph of Neptune by Peregrino da Cesena

Italian, c. 1490/1510

niello print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Detail from Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto Dividing the Universe by Giulio Bonasone, one of four prints depicting the “Division of the Universe”

Italian, 16th century

engraving

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail of Lucretia Naked and Seated Before a Window, a Dagger in Her Right Hand and Holding Drapery in Her Left by Enea Vico, after Parmigianino

Italian, c. 1535–67

engraving 

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides (and detail) by Michele Rocca

Italian, 17th or 18th century

oil on canvas

private collection

Bacchus Transforming into Trees the Thracian Women Who Murdered Orpheus (and detail) by Battista Dossi, a modello for one of the tapestries of the Metamorphoses for which Dossi was paid in 1545

Italian, c. 1545

pen and ink with white and grey wash on paper

Royal Collection Trust

Detail from Apollo Punishes Midas for His False Judgement by Condemning Him to Sport an Ass’s Ears by Joseph Paelinck

Belgian, 1825

oil on canvas

private collection

Details from The Battle of the Centaurs and Lapiths by the circle of Charles de la Fosse. French, 17th or 18th century. Red chalk with red-brown wash on paper. Via Christie’s

Detail from Allegory of Poetry, in the manner of Francesco Furini

oil on canvas

private collection

Details from The Admission of Psyche to Olympia by François Perrier, after Raphael (as stated in the Latin inscription at the bottom)

French, c. 1635

etching with engraving on laid paper

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.