Comparative Paintings and Sculpture

All works in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill

  • Gold and tempera on wood panel of Jesus Christ in the tomb, with ornate golden frame.

    Giovanni di Paolo (Siena, active ca. 1420–82)
    Christ as the Man of Sorrows with Two Angels
    Mid-fifteenth century
    Gold ground and tempera on panel, in an engaged frame
    15 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. (38.4 x 19.7 cm)

     

    All images by Michael Bodycomb

  • Abstracted glazed terracotta crucifix.

    Lucio Fontana (Rosario, Argentina 1899–1968 Varese, Italy)
    Crocifisso (Christ on the Cross)
    1950–52
    Glazed terracotta
    19 5/8 x 12 3/8 x 5 in. (49.8 x 31.4 x 12.7 cm)
    © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan

  • Oil sketch of woman ascending into the sky with crowd beneath.

    Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen, Germany 1577–1640 Antwerp)
    Assumption of the Virgin
    Ca. 1620
    Oil on panel
    17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (44.5 x 29.2 cm)

  • Acrylic painting of a sky with clouds and words.

    Edward Ruscha (Omaha, Nebraska b. 1937)
    Seventeenth Century
    1988
    Acrylic on canvas
    56 x 134 in. (142.2 x 340.4 cm)
    © Ed Ruscha

  • Oil painting of white scribbles on a black background.

    Cy Twombly (Lexington, Virginia 1928–2011 Rome)
    Untitled
    “Chalkboard” series
    1970 
    Oil paint and oil stick on canvas
    61 1/8 x 74 3/4 x 2 in. (155.3 x 189.9 x 5.1 cm)
    © Cy Twombly Foundation

  • Oil painting with multi colored abstracted scribbles.

    Cy Twombly (Lexington, Virginia 1928–2011 Rome)
    Untitled
    1959
    Oil paint, wax crayon, and lead pencil on canvas
    38 3/8 x 55 3/4 in. (97.5 x 141.6 cm)
    © Cy Twombly Foundation

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