Crucifixion by Andrea Mantegna

Andrea Mantegna, like many artists of his time, was fond of Antiquity, but he was interested in, first of all, Ancient Rome, rather than Greece. That is why his paintings

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Adoration of the Shepherds by Andrea Mantegna

Creativity Mantegna is a major, in fact, the first truly Renaissance master in Northern Italy. Mantegna perceives the events of the Christian history as something very close, therefore in his

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Saint Sebastien by Andrea Mantegna

Among the magnificent paintings on the spiritual theme, Andrea Mantegna has a series of three paintings created at different times under the same name – “Saint Sebastian”. The most famous

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Prayer of the Chalice by Andrea Mantegna

One of the works characteristic of Mantegna is the Praying for the Bowl. The traditional biblical story – the appearance of five angels to Christ – is conveyed here in

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Lamenting the Dead Christ by Andrea Mantegna

One of the greatest masterpieces of the Quatrocento era, as well as tempera painting, by Andrea Mantegna, also demonstrates a rather unusual angle. Also known as “Dead Christ” or “Lamentable”,

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Madonna and Child by Andrea Mantegna

Mantagna’s fascination with Antiquity and the canons of beauty of this period were most clearly reflected in his altar image “Madonna and Child, John the Baptist and Mary Magdalene.” The

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Camera degli Spozi by Andrea Mantegna

The cycle of frescoes of Mantegna in the Palazzo Ducale is considered the pinnacle of the work of the famous master of the Padua school of painting. The camera degli

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