Category: 17th Century

1613

Rulers: • James I, King of England and Ireland (1603-1625) • James VI, King of Scotland (1567-1625) Literature: • Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1515): Novelas ejemplares (1613) • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): Henry VIII (1613) Art: • Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625): Paradise Landscape (c.1613-15) • El…

1614

Rulers: • James I, King of England and Ireland (1603-1625) • James VI, King of Scotland (1567-1625) Births: • Fourment, Hélène (1614-1673) Deaths: • El Greco (1541-1614) • Fontana, Lavinia (1552-1614) Literature: • Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1515): Viaje del Parnaso (1614) • Jonson, Ben (1572-1637): Bartholomew…

1676

Architecture: • Skoklosters Slott completed in Sweden. Art: • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): Diana ed Endimione (c.1675-80) • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): Il rapimento delle Sabine (1675-80) • Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711): Cleopatra’s Banquet (1675-80) • Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711): Hagar in the Desert (1675-80)

1663

Rulers: • Felipe IV, King of Spain (1621-1665) Deaths: • Cagnacci, Guido (1601-1663) • Stoffels, Hendrickje (1626-1663) Art: • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): La lotta tra Ercole e Nesso (c.1660-65) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Cristo en la cruz (1660-70) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Ecce Homo (1660-70)…

1662

Rulers: • Felipe IV, King of Spain (1621-1665) Deaths: • Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662) Art: • Cagnacci, Guido (1601-1663): Morte di Cleopatra (1660-62) • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): La lotta tra Ercole e Nesso (c.1660-65) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Cristo en la cruz (1660-70) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Ecce…

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: • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): La lotta tra Ercole e Nesso (c.1660-65) • Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711): The Institution of the…

1657

Rulers: • Felipe IV, King of Spain (1621-1665) • Francesco I d’Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio (1629-1658) Art: • Guercino (1591-1666): Abramo ripudia Agar e Ismaele (1657) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Dos mujeres en la ventana (c.1655-60) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): La Adoración…

1659

Rulers: • Felipe IV, King of Spain (1621-1665) Literature: • Molière (1622-1673): Les Précieuses ridicules (1659) Art: • Cagnacci, Guido (1601-1663): Morte di Cleopatra (after 1659) • Flinck, Govert (1615-1660): Bathsheba with King David’s Letter (1659) • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): Quattro donne che fanno musica (1658-60) • Murillo,…

1668

Births: • Vico, Giambattista (1668-1744) Deaths: • Rijn, Titus van (1641-1668) Literature: • Molière (1622-1673): Amphitryon (1668) • Molière (1622-1673): L’Avare ou L’École du mensonge (1668) Art: • Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680): Angel with the Superscription (c.1667-68) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Cristo cargando la cruz (c.1665-75) •…

1672

Deaths: • Geer, Margaretha de (1583-1672) Literature: • Molière (1622-1673): The Learned Women (1672) Art: • Giordano, Luca (1634-1705): Annunciazione (1672) • Murillo, Bartolomé (1617-1682): Cristo cargando la cruz (c.1665-75) • Van der Heyden, Jan (1637-1712): The Stone Bridge (c.1660-72) • Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675): A…