Tag: 1564

Death of the Virgin (c. 1564)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c. 1525-1569) Death of the Virgin c. 1564 Oil on panel, 36 x 55 cm Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire, England Image: Web Gallery of Art  

William Shakespeare

(1564–1616) Works: • A Lover’s Complaint (1609) • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1595–1596) • All’s Well That Ends Well (1604–1605) • Antony and Cleopatra (1606) • As You Like It (1599–1600) • Cardenio (lost) • Coriolanus (1608) • Cymbeline (1610) • Hamlet (1599–1601) • Henry IV, Part 1 (1596–1597) • Henry IV, Part…

Pieter Brueghel the Younger

(1564–1638) Works:   The Building of the Tower of Babel c.1595 Oil on panel, 43.2 x 42.9 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid   . Garland with the Adoration of the Magi 16th–17th century Oil on copper, 35 x 29 cm…

1564

  Rulers: • Cosimo I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence (1537-1569) • Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) • Felipe II, King of Spain (1556-1598) Events: • Jardin des Tuileries created in Paris. Births: • Brueghel, Pieter the Younger (1564-1638) • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) Deaths: • Michelangelo (1475-1564) Art: • Bruegel…

Michelangelo

(1475–1564)   Works:   Madonna della Scala (Madonna of the Stairs) c.1490 Marble bas-relief, 56.7 x 40.1 cm Casa Buonarroti, Firenze     Battaglia dei centauri (Battle of the Centaurs) 1490–1492 Marble bas-relief, 84.5 x 88 cm Casa Buonarroti, Firenze…