Tag: 1544

Danae (1544-1546)

Tiziano (c. 1488-1576) Danae 1544–1546 Oil on canvas, 118.5 x 170 cm Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Napoli Detail. Detail: Zeus. Detail: Cupid.  

Wilton House (Wiltshire)

1544: Buildings and land are granted by Henry VIII to Sir William Herbert Location: The Estate Office, Wilton, Salisbury SP2 0BJ, UK Website: http://www.wiltonhouse.co.uk/   Collection: • Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c. 1525-1569): Winter Landscape with a Bird Trap (1565)   See also: • Houses…

1544

  Rulers: • Alfonso d’Avalos d’Aquino, Governor of the Duchy of Milan (1538-1546) • Carlos I, King of Spain (1516-1556) • Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1519-1558) • Cosimo I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence (1537-1569) • François I, King of France (1515-1547) • Henry VIII, King of England (1509-1547) • Henry VIII, King…