Portrait of a Young Man in his Study by Lorenzo Lotto

Portrait-of Young-Man-In-his-Study---Lorenzo-Lotto

My blog piece about the painting Portrait of a Young Man in his Study explores:

• Details as personae in the Young Man in his Study painting.
• Lorenzo Lotto’s secretive, telling lizard.
• This Young Man’s dating profile.

Primavera (Spring) by Sandro Botticelli

Primavera - Spring - by sandro - botticelli

In this evaluation of the painting Primavera by Botticelli I cover the following concepts:

• Why Primavera is such a popular painting
• Mythical characters featured in Primavera
• Love stories in the Primavera painting
• My Primavera YouTube video
• Frequently Asked Questions including, “Why is Sandro Botticelli’s painting Primavera important?”

Lady With a Unicorn by Raphael (Raffaello)

Lady With a Unicorn by Raphael (Raffaello)

In this piece on Lady With a Unicorn by Raphael you’ll find answers to:

– Frequently Asked Questions including, “Who is the woman portrayed in the Lady With a Unicorn painting?”
– What do Unicorns represent?
– Why does Lady With a Unicorn have such a smudgy looking example?
– What’s the story behind Lady With a Unicorn?

Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

In this analysis for the painting Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio I include:

• Caravaggio’s everyday perspective.
• The biblical story behind Calling of St. Matthew.
• Which guy in Calling of St. Matthew is the future saint?
• A selection of Frequently Asked Questions including, “Why did Caravaggio paint Calling of St. Matthew?”

Correggio’s Portrait of a Lady by Antonio Allegri

Portrait of a Lady by Antonio Allegri da Correggio

In this piece on Portrait of a Lady by Correggio I answer these questions:

• What’s the symbolism in Correggio’s Portrait of a Lady?
• Why is Portrait of a Lady a significant painting?
• Who did Correggio paint in Portrait of a Lady?

Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister

Self Portrait With Portrait of Her Sister by Rosalba Carriera

Check out the mad skills of painter Rosalba Carriera in Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister:

• Carriera’s fame and success in 18th century Italy.
• Sisters with intimate, interdependent lives.
• A pastel spotlight in the secret Medici Tunnel.
• Answers to Frequently Asked Questions like, “What’s the story behind the women in Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister?”