Tag Archives: Baroque

Becoming Judith: the connection between Italian Baroque and anatomy lab

Emily Nghiem Detroit, Michigan, USA   The Gross Clinic by Thomas Eakins. 1875. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Wikimedia Commons Public Domain. Art and medicine are not two things that seem to fall together naturally. When considering an example of medicine depicted in art, a reasonable and literal choice would be Thomas Eakins’ The Gross Clinic, […]

Tithonus and Eos

Emilio Mordini Paris, France   Tithonus and Eos by Francesco de Mura Pio Monte della Misericordia, Naples, Italy The Pio Monte della Misericordia, a building in the historic center of Naples, is today a museum that exhibits important paintings such as Caravaggio’s The Seven Works of Mercy and many Neapolitan Caravaggists. Here the visitor may […]