Tag: 1634

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…

Mariana de Austria (España)

(1634–1696) Queen consort of Spain (1649–1665) Mariana de Austria in Art: Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato de doña Mariana de Austria 1655–1657 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid     Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Las Meninas 1656 Museo del Prado, Madrid   Born December 23 1634 Vienna (Austria)…

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)