She still said nothing, so I felt obliged to go on: "The grapes being gathered by Putto
and Silenus in Carraci's panels are, I admit, more attractive, but perhaps that is only in comparison with Putto
and Silenus, who are, respectively, a plump, evil-looking, naked child and a fat old man, also naked.
Just above the lovely apparition floats an Oriental putto
whose conventional bow and arrow have been replaced by a bloody knife and barber's bowl, emblems of Cosrou's mutilation and impotence.
One of the key questions US interrogators will putto
Saddam will beover what control if any he had over the wave of resistance violence.
As Fritz Saxl noticed in his lifelong study of Titian, the artist borrowed, here as elsewhere, from figures on Roman sarcophagi, altars and friezes: the bearer and the server of the wine-tub, the dancing Maenad and the tipsy piddling putto
When EMI introduced its compact discs in 1983, the company dropped Nipper from its records in favor of the Recording Angel because, due to those agreements signed early in the century, it only had world rights to the putto
Then, go ahead, buy that big TV on the plastic wheels, and that gold putto
Given what we know of Pontormo's interest in probing the limits of the relation between reality and ideality, Supervielle's text could not have a better emblem than Pontormo's drawing of this nude youth, which would later be transformed into a putto
in the definitive version of the fresco.
The liveliness and wit of the rococo wood figure is illustrated by many of the exhibits: a chubby putto
playfully trying on a cardinal's hat accompanying Gunther's figure of St Peter Damian for example (Fig.
With their childish follies, these putti have a broader history (see Charles Dempsey, Inventing the Renaissance Putto
, 2001), and more readily provide an ironic foil to scenes of education, love, sacrifice, and death, not to mention the deluded fancies of the male hero.
From manufacturing to mergers and acquisitions and from engineering to property it was intriguing to see what type of stories hit the business pages and which ones tend to be putto
one side for a rainy day.
In Rinaldo and Armida (a subject from Tasso's epic on the liberation of Jerusalem), a putto
in the guise of Cupid tugs back the arm of the Saracen enchantress as she prepares to stab the sleeping Crusader Rinaldo with a dagger.
The section also includes an impressive pair of giltwood figural torcheres in the 17th-century Italian baroque style, each with a glass globe supported by a putto
entwined in the tail of a dolphin (estimate pounds 1,200 to pounds 1,800).