1661

 

Rulers:

• Felipe IV, King of Spain (1621-1665)

Events:

• Kunstmuseum Basel established in Basel.

Deaths:

• Trip, Jacob (c.1576-1661)

Literature:

• Molière (1622-1673): Don Garcia of Navarre (1661)

• Molière (1622-1673): The School for Husbands (1661)

• Molière (1622-1673): The Bores: A Comedy in Three Acts (1661)

Art:

• Cagnacci, Guido (1601-1663): Morte di Cleopatra (1660-1662)

• Cagnacci, Guido (1601-1663): Morte di Cleopatra (1661-1662)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): Christ resurrected (1661)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): Portrait of a Man (1661)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): Portrait of Jacob Trip (c.1661)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): Portrait of Margaretha de Geer (1661)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): Portrait of Margaretha de Geer (c.1661)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): The Apostle St Matthew (1661)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): The Circumcision (1661)

• Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675): The Glass of Wine (c.1661)

• Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675): View of Delft (1660-1661)