spinner-caricamento
Share

Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte verified

Napoli, Campania, IT closed Visit museumarrow_right_alt

fullscreen
Giovanni Bellini - Trasfiguration of  Christ
fullscreen
Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Flagellation of Christ
fullscreen
Artemisia Gentileschi - Judith and Holofernes
fullscreen
Andy Warhol - Vesuvius
fullscreen
Pieter Brueghel, detto il Vecchio - The Blind Leading the Blind
fullscreen
Guido Reni - Atalanta and Hippomenes
fullscreen
Sandro Botticelli - Madonna with Child and Angels
fullscreen
Nativity of the Crèche
fullscreen
Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, detto Parmigianino - Portrait of a Young Woman also known as Antea
fullscreen
Francesco Guarino - Saint Agatha
fullscreen
Jacopo de Barbari - Portay of Luca Pacioli
fullscreen
Annibale Carracci - Choice of Hercules
fullscreen
Jusepe de Ribera - Apollo and Marsyas
fullscreen
Tiziano Vecellio, detto Tiziano - Portray of Pope Paul III with His Nephews
fullscreen
Tiziano Vecellio, detto Tiziano - Danae
fullscreen
Colantonio del Fiore - San Girolamo in his studio
fullscreen
Edoardo Dalbono - From Frisio to Santa Lucia or Neapolitan song
Giovanni Bellini - Trasfiguration of  Christ
Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Flagellation of Christ
Artemisia Gentileschi - Judith and Holofernes
Andy Warhol - Vesuvius
Pieter Brueghel, detto il Vecchio - The Blind Leading the Blind
Guido Reni - Atalanta and Hippomenes
Sandro Botticelli - Madonna with Child and Angels
Nativity of the Crèche
Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, detto Parmigianino - Portrait of a Young Woman also known as Antea
Francesco Guarino - Saint Agatha
Jacopo de Barbari - Portay of Luca Pacioli
Annibale Carracci - Choice of Hercules
Jusepe de Ribera - Apollo and Marsyas
Tiziano Vecellio, detto Tiziano - Portray of Pope Paul III with His Nephews
Tiziano Vecellio, detto Tiziano - Danae
Colantonio del Fiore - San Girolamo in his studio
Edoardo Dalbono - From Frisio to Santa Lucia or Neapolitan song

Other works on display

Description

Paul III and his nephews, Cardinal Alessandro and Ottavio, sons of Pier Luigi, are portrayed on a dark background, cut transversely by a red curtain. Tiziano realizes the very personal interpretation of a familiar portrait making every single physiognomy, every gesture represented a vehicle of a state of mind: in an apparent calm one feels the atmosphere of suspicions and conspiracies, of fear and diffidence that made the atmosphere so gloomy of the Farnese house. The portrait was made just when Paul III, who although he had close relations with Charles V by combining the marriage of Octavius ​​with Margaret, the natural daughter of the emperor, moved diplomatically to make agreements with France through the marriage of another nephew, Horace , with Diana of France. Ottavio in obsequious pose seems to flatter his grandfather who, unstable, with a guarded expression, remains in the armchair. A symphony of reds is in this case the pictorial medium used for the work, which the artist, who arrived in Rome in 1545, left incomplete to return to Venice in May 1546, disappointed by the failure to respond to the promises that Cardinal Alessandro had shrewdly used as a means of convincing the artist to work for the Farnese family.

Other artworks in Napoli

Related searches

You don't know about Artsupp yet?

Artsupp is the new museum portal that was born to bring together all the highlights from the world of art and Italian museums on a single platform.

About us