Tag: 1656

Plantation Settlement in Brazil (1656)

Post, Frans (1612-1680) Plantation Settlement in Brazil 1656 Oil on panel, 36.9 x 54 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection This panoramic view of a plantation settlement in Brazil was recollected by Frans Post one dozen years after he had…

Retrato de doña Mariana de Austria (1655-1657)

Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato de doña Mariana de Austria, reina de España (Portrait of Mariana of Austria, Queen of Spain) 1655–1657 Oil on canvas, 66 x 56 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, on loan at the Museu Nacional d’Art de…

La Adoración de los Reyes Magos (c.1655-1660)

Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617-1682) La Adoración de los Reyes Magos (The Adoration of the Magi) c.1655–1660 Oil on canvas, 190.8 x 146.1 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Bartolomé Esteban Murillo became the leading painter in devoutly Catholic Seville, Spain, from…

Brazilian Landscape (1656)

Post, Frans (1612-1680) Brazilian Landscape 1656 Oil on panel, 41.6 x 55.9 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford This imagined landscape depicts enslaved Africans resting and dancing amid baskets of fruit on a hill above a broad plain of coastal swamp, surrounded by…

Dos mujeres en la ventana (c.1655-1660)

Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617-1682) Dos mujeres en la ventana (Two Women at a Window) c.1655–1660 Oil on canvas, 125.1 x 104.5 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Seville‘s most popular painter in the later 17th century was Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. While…

A Woman Holding a Pink (1656)

Rembrandt (1606-1669) A Woman Holding a Pink 1656 Oil on canvas, 103 x 86 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington After learning the fundamentals of drawing and painting in his native Leiden, Rembrandt van Rijn went to Amsterdam in 1624 to…