Tag: 1632

The Meeting of Odysseus and Nausicaa (c.1630-1640)

Jordaens, Jacob (1593-1678) The Meeting of Odysseus and Nausicaa c.1630–1640 Oil on canvas, 117.5 x 194 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Jordaens was one of the most renowned and versatile Antwerp painters. Here he illustrates an episode from Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus, naked and…

Santa Casilda (c.1630-1635)

Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664) Santa Casilda (Saint Casilda) c.1630–1635 Oil on canvas, 171 x 107 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Images of saints depicted alone, holding their attributes and looking out of the picture space were among the most popular compositions within…

Retrato del bufón Calabazas (c.1631-1632)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato del bufón Calabazas (Portrait of the Jester Calabazas) c.1631–1632 Oil on canvas, 175 x 106 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Calabazas, a jester in the court of King Philip IV of Spain, had physical and mental…

San Pietro penitente (1628-1632)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) San Pietro penitente (Penitent Saint Peter) 1628–1632 Oil on canvas, 126.5 × 97 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Emerging from darkness into a blaze of light falling from heaven, Saint Peter’s enraptured upward expression and gesture…