“I have offended God and mankind because my work didn´t have the quality that it should have had.” – Leonardo da Vinci.
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci *. (1452-1519)
Was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of “unquenchable curiosity” and “feverishly inventive imagination”.
He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived.
Here you have some of his genius and you know, enjoy life and art, with spirit.
Mona Lisa or La Gioconda-1503/1505
The Last Supper- 1498
The vitruvian man- 1485
* In the link on his name, you can dig deeper in their works.
Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520), better known simply as Raphael, was an italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form and ease of composition and for its visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period.
Portrait of Raphael
The School of Athens (1509/1510)- Fresco (Vatican city)- 500 x 770 cm.
As you can see, Raphael is one of the greatest painters in history, amazing works, amazing life, but he died too young.
Luckily he left these wonders for all of us.
“Thank you Raphael, we know you´re painting the heaven for God”.
Blessings…love…and a piece of chocolate. 😉
Today is a nice day for those we love, enjoyed and live ART.
Today is the day that is no excuse to approach any museum and see the treasures that store, they are the only places in the world where the treasures are for everyone. They aren´t locked in safes and that’s what makes it even more valuable.
Take advantage and enjoy the art with us in spirit and Artespiritus.
Museo del Prado
Also I leave a small work that I painted a while ago, is small but I like it. I hope you do too.
If you don´t had some knowledge, this is one of the most important art competitions in the world, all the bases and the competition categories are in the link above.
Take a look in case you might be interested.
Good luck to everyone.
Good night my friends, how are you today? Hope ok, nice.
Here I leave the first delivery of progress in my painting in memory of “Severiano Ballesteros“.
Hope you like it.
“Severiano Ballesteros British Open 1979”- Oil on table.
I have an idea lurking my head for a while with this paint. A few months ago I started thinking about what to do with it. A friend suggested me try to sell it at some country club, golf course, etc.
That would be fine if any of them could buy it (the economy is challenging these days) and I don´t know anyone in those places.
I decided without much thought, I’m going to donate to Seve Ballesteros Foundation, make an auction and the proceeds will go to the fight against brain tumors.
What do you think? I´d like you´ll leave any comment about that and if anyone has any known person in these places, I would appreciate you give the contact to me.
Well I´ll see more options, because there is still some time to finish it.
Many thanks in advance for all.
Big Hugs, love and blessings.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn– (1606-1669).
He´s the true genius of the baroque and without any doubt the most important artist of Holland history.
He achieved success young, but his last years were tragic and economic ruin.
He was a master of portraiture and illustration of biblical scenes.
Here some of his most representative works and if you want to learn more, do not hesitate to visit the link above.
Judith at the banquet of Holofernes-1634- Oil on canvas. National Museum of The Prado, Madrid.
Anatomy lessons of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp- 1632- Oil on canvas.
Self- portrait- 1640- Oil on canvas. The National Gallery, London.
I hope you enjoy this authentic genius.
Continue enjoying art HERE in ARTESPIRITUS.
Two years ago left us the best Spanish golf player of all time and one of the best in the world history “SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS”.
If you want to know a little more about “Seve”, I advise you to go to the following link and read his biography and his record, is a marvel. I leave here Severiano Ballesteros.
PETER PAUL RUBENS (1577-1640)- The Homer of paint.
He´s just a classic, you never get tired of admiring his works.
You can stand hours an hours looking his paints, and you´ll always discover something new.
“The three Graces”- 1636-1638. Oil on table, 221x 181 cm.
Madrid, National Museum of Prado.
I wish all had the same thought as RUBENS “THE WHOLE WORLD IS MY COUNTRY”. We´ll be more human.
Oil on board. “Alla prima”.
Today I bring you another unfinished work, an “still life” with some fruits, a knife, bread, pumpkin basque, etc.
It´s the first time I place the objects to paint. It´s very simple, but to learn is very good.
Thank you for visiting my blog, in Spain have 2 days of vacation, so I hope you understand if I don´t post as usually. (I´ve to work too)
Greetings for all.