44 relations: Allegory, Astronomy, Battistello Caracciolo, Benedetto Giustiniani, Berlin, Caravaggio, Cecco del Caravaggio, Chiaroscuro, Chios, Cupid, David with the Head of Goliath (Caravaggio, Rome), Duffy & Snellgrove, Eclogues, Epigram, Eroticism, Féréol Bonnemaison, Florence, Frederick William III of Prussia, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Genoa, Giovanni Baglione, Giovanni Pietro Bellori, Homoeroticism, Joachim von Sandrart, John the Baptist (Caravaggio), Lucifer, M (Peter Robb book), Madrigal (poetry), Master of the Gamblers, Music, Oil painting, Orazio Gentileschi, Ottoman Empire, Painting, Palazzo Vecchio, Peter Robb (author), Pièce de résistance, Richard Symonds (diarist), Roman mythology, Sacrifice of Isaac (Caravaggio), The Conversion of Saint Paul (Caravaggio), The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew (Caravaggio), Vincenzo Giustiniani, Virgil.
As a literary device, an allegory is a metaphor in which a character, place or event is used to deliver a broader message about real-world issues and occurrences.
Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.
Giovanni Battista Caracciolo (also called Battistello) (1578–1635) was an Italian artist and important Neapolitan follower of Caravaggio.
Benedetto Giustiniani (5 June 1554 – 27 March 1621) was an Italian clergyman who was made a cardinal in the consistory of 16 November 1586 by Pope Sixtus V. He participated in the papal conclaves of 1592 and 1621.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Michelangelo Merisi (Michele Angelo Merigi or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (28 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily from the early 1590s to 1610.
Cecco del Caravaggio (active – mid-1620s), is the notname given to a painter who worked in Rome in the early decades of the 17th century and was an important early follower of Caravaggio.
Chiaroscuro (Italian for light-dark), in art, is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition.
Chios (Χίος, Khíos) is the fifth largest of the Greek islands, situated in the Aegean Sea, off the Anatolian coast.
In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupīdō, meaning "desire") is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection.
David with the Head of Goliath is a painting by the Italian Baroque artist Caravaggio.
Duffy & Snellgrove is a small, independent publishing house founded in Australia in 1996 by journalist Michael Duffy and his wife Alex Snellgrove.
The Eclogues, also called the Bucolics, is the first of the three major works of the Latin poet Virgil.
An epigram is a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising or satirical statement.
Eroticism (from the Greek ἔρως, eros—"desire") is a quality that causes sexual feelings, as well as a philosophical contemplation concerning the aesthetics of sexual desire, sensuality and romantic love.
Féréol Bonnemaison (died 1827) was a French portrait painter, lithographer, restorer, and art dealer.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Frederick William III (Friedrich Wilhelm III) (3 August 1770 – 7 June 1840) was king of Prussia from 1797 to 1840.
The Gemäldegalerie (Picture Gallery) is an art museum in Berlin, Germany, and the museum where the main selection of paintings belonging to the Berlin State Museums (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) is displayed.
Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.
Giovanni Baglione (1566 – 30 December 1643) was an Italian Late Mannerist and Early Baroque painter and art historian.
Giovanni Pietro Bellori (15 January 1613 – 19 February 1696), also known as Giovan Pietro Bellori or Gian Pietro Bellori, was an Italian painter and antiquarian, but, more famously, a prominent biographer of artists of the 17th century, equivalent to Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century.
Homoeroticism is sexual attraction between members of the same sex, either male–male or female–female.
Joachim von Sandrart (12 May 1606 – 14 October 1688) was a German Baroque art-historian and painter, active in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age.
John the Baptist (sometimes called John in the Wilderness) was the subject of at least eight paintings by the Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610).
Lucifer is a name that, according to dictionaries of the English language, refers either to the Devil or to the planet Venus when appearing as the morning star.
M is a book by Australian author Peter Robb about the Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.
Madrigal (madrigale) is the name of a form of poetry, the exact nature of which has never been decided in English.
The Master of the Gamblers (known in Italian as Maestro dei Giocatori) (fl 1620 – 1640) is the notname given to a painter active in Rome and possibly also in Naples in the second and third decade of the 17th century, whose subject matter and style rank him among the Caravaggisti (followers of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio).
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
Oil painting is the process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder.
Orazio Lomi Gentileschi (1563–1639) was an Italian painter.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (support base).
The Palazzo Vecchio ("Old Palace") is the town hall of Florence, Italy.
Peter Robb (born 1946 in Toorak, Melbourne) is an Australian author.
Richard Symonds (1617–1660) was an English royalist and antiquary, now remembered for an eye-witness diary he wrote of events of the First English Civil War.
Roman mythology is the body of traditional stories pertaining to ancient Rome's legendary origins and religious system, as represented in the literature and visual arts of the Romans.
The Sacrifice of Isaac is the title of two paintings from c. 1598 - 1603 depicting the sacrifice of Isaac.
The Conversion of Saint Paul (or Conversion of Saul), by the Italian painter Caravaggio, is housed in the Odescalchi Balbi Collection of Rome.
The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew (Martirio di San Matteo; 1599–1600) is a painting by the Italian master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.
Marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani (13 September 1564 – 27 December 1637) was an aristocratic Italian banker, art collector and intellectual of the late 16th and early 17th centuries, known today largely for the Giustiniani art collection, assembled at the Palazzo Giustiniani, near the Pantheon, in Rome, and at the family palazzo at Bassano by Vincenzo and his brother, Cardinal Benedetto, and for his patronage of the artist Caravaggio.
Publius Vergilius Maro (traditional dates October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period.