10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Titian
More about painters and paintings: http://www.freewebs.com/gilcarosio/apps/photos/ Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio (c. 1485 August 27, 1576), better know...
Maria Anna of Naples and Sicily
Maria Anna (Italian: Maria Anna Giuseppa Antoinette Francesca Gaetana Teresa Amalia Clementina; 23 November 1775 – 22 February 1780) was a member of the French Royal Family (branched out to the Ki...
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Accursius
Accursius (in Italian Accursio, Accorso or also Accorso di Bagnolo; c. 1182 – 1263) was a Roman jurist. He is notable for his organization of the glosses, the medieval comments on Justinian's c...
Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria
Maria Clementina of Austria (24 April 1777 – 15 November 1801) was an Austrian archduchess and the tenth child and third daughter of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria Luisa of Spain. In 1...
Anthony of Padua
Saint Anthony of Padua, O.F.M. (born Fernando Martins de Bulhões; 15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231), also known as Anthony of Lisbon, was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. H...
Gondulph of Maastricht
Gondulph (also Gundulphus, perhaps also Bethulphus) of Maastricht, sometimes of Tongeren (6th/7th century) was a Bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht and is venerated as a Roman Catholic saint. Saint Gondul...
Guillaume d'Estouteville
Guillaume d'Estouteville, O.S.B., (1403/1412–1483) was a French Benedictine monk who became a leading bishop and cardinal. He was a survivor of the first outbreak of the Black Death in a generation, w...
Odofredus
Odofredus (died 3 December 1265) was an Italian jurist. He was born in Ostia and moved to Bologna in which studied law under Jacobus Balduinus and Franciscus Accursius. After having practised as an ad...
Aegidius of Viterbo
Giles Antonini, O.E.S.A., commonly referred to as Giles of Viterbo (Latin: Ægidius Viterbensis, Italian: Egidio da Viterbo), was a 16th-century Italian Augustinian friar, bishop of Viterbo and...
Ambrose
Aurelius Ambrosius, better known in English as Saint Ambrose (/ˈæmbroʊz/; c. 340 – 4 April 397), was a bishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of t...
Pope Alexander II
Pope Alexander II (died 21 April 1073), born Anselmo da Baggio, was Pope from 30 September 1061 to his death in 1073.
He was born in Milan of a noble family. As Anselm I, bishop of Lucca, he had ...
Enzio of Sardinia
Enzo (or Enzio) (c. 1218–1272) was an illegitimate son of Emperor Frederick II, who appointed him King of Sardinia in 1238. He played a major role in the wars between Guelphs and Ghibellines in northe...