1664

Rulers:

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

Deaths:

• Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664)

Literature:

• Molière (1622-1673): Le Mariage forcé (1664)

• Molière (1622-1673): Tartuffe; Or, The Hypocrite (1664)

Art:

• Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711): The Institution of the Eucharist (1664-65)

Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Cristo en la cruz (1660-70)

Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): La Inmaculada Concepción (1662-65)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): Lucretia (1664)

• Rembrandt (1606-1669): Self-Portrait as an Old Man (c.1664)

• Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675): The Music Lesson (1662-65)

• Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675): Woman Holding a Balance (c.1664)

• Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675): Woman with a Pearl Necklace (1662-65)