The capture of Jerusalem by Saladin on October 2, 1187 which caused the Third Crusade (1189-92). Balian of Ibelin surrenders and hands over the keys to the Tower of David to Saladin. From the chronicle of David Aubert. Illuminated manuscript; 15th century.
La Gioconda, Mona Lisa.
Oil on wood (1503 and 1506)
77 x 53 cm
Mars, Venus, and Amor.
Oil on canvas (1560)
97 x 109 cm
King Richard I Lionheart (1157-1199) embarks on the Third Crusade (1191). From the chronicle of David Aubert.
Illuminated manuscript; 15th century.
Venus, Cupid and an organist.
Canvas (around 1550)
148 x 217 cm
The defeat of Saladin and his troops by the Christian crusaders during the Third Crusade (1189-92). From the chronicle of David Aubert. Illuminated manuscript; 15th century.
Sleeping Venus. Painting finished by Titian, who
added the landscape after Giorgione's early death
of the plague. 1508/1510
Oil on canvas, 108,5 x 175 cm
The Adoration of the shepherds, 1476.
Center piece of the Portinari Altar.
Tempera on wood,253 x 304 cm Inv.3191
See also 40-01-01/9-13
The Transfiguration of Christ.
Oil on wood, 1520.
The side wings representing the portraits of the donors (Anselmus de Boodt, Johanna Voet) and their children were executed by Pieter Pourbus (1523-1587) in 1573.
The conversion of Saint Paul - Paulussturz.
Canvas, 177,5 x 128,5 cm
Ulysses and Leucothea.
Oil on canvas
Green damask room, Neues Palais (New Palace),
Sanssouci Gardens. Imaginary Italian landscape
by I.Moucheron, second half 18th; chest of drawers
by H.W. Spindler, 1765; upright clock, palisander
wood and intarsia by J.F. Spindler.
Moses saved from the floods of the Nile
by Pharaoh's daughter.
Ulysses on his raft made of two vases
floating on the waves of the sea.
Boeotian cotula (cup) (5th BCE)
from Thebes, Greece.
Height 15 cm
Scylla and Charybdis,
from the Ulysses Cycle.
Return from the Crusade.
The Queen's principal sitting room, Palace of Knossos,
Crete, Greece. This megaron has a fresco of fishes
and dolphins. The door jamb was originally
painted with rosettes, later with spirals. The door
led to the King's quarters.
The Raft of the "Medusa". Painting after a then
well-known catastrophe in which survivors of the
ship Medusa drifted across the sea for 27 days.
Oil on canvas (1819)
491 x 716 cm - RF 4884
Oil on canvas, 76 x 78 cm
Charon crossing the Styx.Paradise to the left, with two
angels,to the right hell with Cerberus and hellfire.
Between the two, Charon in his boat ferrying a soul.
Wood, 64 x 103 cm Inv. 1616
Jupiter, Mercury, and "Virtus". Jupiter creates souls
- butterflies - by painting them.
Oil on canvas (1529)
112 x 150 cm
Cat. 511, Inv. 9110
Drawbridge at Arles with a group of washerwomen
(pont de Langlois, Arles, France)
Oil on canvas, 1888
Cat. No. 221
Irinaland ueber dem Balkan -
Irinaland over the Balkans.
Mixed technique on aluminum foil (1966)
36.5 x 51 cm
Bull with horns of gilded wood.
Black steatite rhyton (1700-1400 BCE).