Tag: 1633

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…

Venere, Marte e Amore (1633)

Guercino (1591-1666) Venere, Marte e Amore (Venus, Mars and Cupid) 1633 Oil on canvas, 139 x 161 cm Galleria Estense, Modena Following the indication of Venus, whose right hand is painted almost in a trompe l’oeil, Cupid is about to…

The Crowning of Saint Catherine (1631 or 1633)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Crowning of Saint Catherine 1631 or 1633 Oil on canvas, 265.7 x 214.3 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Rubens painted this magnificent painting as an altarpiece for the Church of the Augustinians in Mechelen (Malines),…

Portrait of a Woman Aged Sixty (1633)

Hals, Frans (c.1582-1666) Portrait of a Woman Aged Sixty 1633 Oil on canvas, 102.5 x 86.9 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington The strength and vitality of the people who helped establish the new Dutch Republic are nowhere better captured than…

The Union of England and Scotland (1633-1634)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Union of England and Scotland (Charles I as the Prince of Wales) 1633–1634 Oil on gessoed oak panel, 84.46 x 65.72 cm Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis See also: • Charles I (England)