Tag: 1579

Tarquinio e Lucrezia (1578-1580)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Tarquinio e Lucrezia (Tarquin and Lucretia) 1578–1580 Oil on canvas, 175 × 151.5 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago According to Roman history, the rape of the virtuous matron Lucretia by Tarquin, son of the king of Rome,…

La Asunción de la Virgen (1577-1579)

El Greco (1541-1614) La Asunción de la Virgen (The Assumption of the Virgin) 1577–1579 Oil on canvas, 403.2 × 211.8 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago This painting was the central element of the altarpiece that was El Greco’s first major…

Cristo abrazado a la cruz (1577-1587)

El Greco (1541-1614) Cristo abrazado a la cruz (Christ Carrying the Cross) c.1577–1587 Oil on canvas, 105 x 79 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York During his long career in Spain, El Greco produced numerous paintings of Christ carrying…

Madonna delle stelle (c.1575-1585)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Madonna delle stelle (The Madonna of the Stars) c.1575–1585 Oil on canvas, 92.7 x 72.7 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington This is one of a small group of loosely related paintings of the Madonna and Child…

1579

Rulers: • Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) • Felipe II, King of Spain (1556-1598) • Francesco I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence (1574-1587) • Francesco I de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1574-1587) • Henri III, King of Navarre (1572-1610) • James VI,…