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  • Spada I did not see the pictures, some of which are very good, particularly a Judith by Guido, and a Dido by Guercino, which is damaged, but beautiful.

    The Greville Memoirs A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • [2] It is probable that this fine head is a portrait, as we find it repeated in a picture by Guercino, which is in the possession of Signor

    The Complete Poems of Sir Thomas Moore Collected by Himself with Explanatory Notes

  • 'St. Peter and St. Paul,' Guercino's 'Hagar and Abraham;' a row of old columns which were broken and lying about till the French set them upon their legs; Leonardo da Vinci's fresco, which is entirely spoilt.

    The Greville Memoirs A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • Another painting to be offered for sale by the Spencer family is "King David" by Baroque artist Il Guercino which is expected to fetch between $7.5 million and $12 million.

  • This slippage or loss of message also bedevils the great Roman frescoed vaults of Carracci, Reni, Guercino and Baciccio, which, for the delighted but perplexed spectator, have become, essentially, over-the-top entertainments.

    The Heirloom City

  • Guercino: Master Painter of the Baroque 15–May 17, 1992 an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March

    Three Days in Movember

  • Guercino: Drawings from Windsor Castle catalog of the exhibition, by Nicholas Turner

    Three Days in Movember

  • NEWSWEEK takes you on a whirlwind tour: Begin with "Guercino: Poetry and Feeling in 17th Century Painting" (through June 30), a startling show of paintings from a versatile old master (madonnas, mythology, martyrs) who could portray the subtleties of human flesh with the best of them.


  • If Guercino is too soft on the contours of the figure for your taste, a little jewel of a show (through June 29) called "Roman Panel Painting From Giotto to Cavallini" at the Capitoline Museum could be just your thing.


  • The combinations of old-master paintings (e.g., a Guercino) and modern art, and Slovak and foreign artists are fascinating.

    East of the Louvre


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  • GIOVANNI FRANCESCO BARBIERI (otherwise called Guercino, from his squinting), (1591-1666), Italian historical painter, was born at Cento, a village not far from Bologna. His artistic powers were developed very rapidly, and at the age of seventeen he was associated with Benedetto Gennari (1550-1610), a well-known painter of the Bolognese school.-- 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

    February 20, 2012