Time orders Old Age to destroy Beauty – Pompeo Batoni

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Πίνακας του Pompeo (Girolamo) Batoni (1708-1787): “Ο Χρόνος διατάζει τα Γηρατειά να καταστρέψουν την Ομορφιά” περ. 1746. The National Gallery of London.(Εθνική Πινακοθήκη Λονδίνου).

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Time orders Old Age to destroy Beauty is a 1746 allegorical oil on canvas painting by the Italian artist Pompeo Batoni. It was commissioned from him by Bartolomeo Talenti, a collector from Lucca, as a pendant for La lascivia, now in the Hermitage Museum. It shows personifications of Time as an old man with a scythe, Old Age as an old woman and Beauty as a young woman. It came into the collection of the Russian count Nikolai Alexandrovich Kushelev-Bezborodko, before being acquired in 1961 by the National Gallery, London where it now hangs.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_orders_Old_Age_to_destroy_Beauty

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12 comments on “Time orders Old Age to destroy Beauty – Pompeo Batoni

    • Καλημέρα όλη μέρα!!

      Έχω δει ανθρώπους ναι μεν να γερνούν… αλλά ούτε το έξω τους να χαλάει … παραμένουν όμορφοι…..

      Σίγουρα η εσωτερική ομορφιά παραμένει ως το τέλος …..

      ΣΕ ΦΙΛΩ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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