Tag: 1596

Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1596)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1596 Oil on copper, 26.6 x 35 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Jan Brueghel belonged to a dynasty of painters whose first outstanding member was Pieter Bruegel, Jan’s…

René Descartes

(1596–1650) Renatus Cartesius Works: • A Discourse of a Method for the Well Guiding of Reason and the Discovery of Truth in the Sciences (English) • Betrachtungen über die Grundlagen der Philosophie (German) • Discours de la méthode (French) •…

Cristo e la Samaritana al pozzo (c.1596-1597)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Cristo e la Samaritana al pozzo (Christ and the Samaritan Woman) c.1596–1597 Oil on canvas, 76.5 x 63.5 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Cristo e la Samaritana al pozzo 1594–1595 Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano    

Cristo abrazando la cruz (c.1587-1596)

El Greco (1541-1614) Cristo abrazando la cruz (Christ with the Cross) c.1587–1596 Oil on canvas, 66 x 52.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Christ holding the cross was a motif that El Greco derived from the narrative of Christ’s Passion, creating an…