Tag: Baroque

Artemisia Gentileschi

(1593-c.1653) The artist’s works: Autoritratto come martire c.1615 Private collection Giuditta e la sua ancella c.1618–1619 Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Giuditta decapita Oloferne c.1620 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Santa Maria Maddalena c.1620 Galleria Palatina, Firenze Giuditta con la sua ancella c.1623–1625 Detroit Institute…

Lope de Vega

(1562–1635) Lope Félix de Vega Carpio Works: • Comedias (Spanish) • Comedias inéditas (Spanish) • Fuente Ovejuna (Spanish) • La moza de cántaro (Spanish) • The Pilgrim of Castile (English) Born November 25 1562 Madrid (España) Died August 27 1635 Madrid (España)…

Pedro Calderón de la Barca

(1600–1681) Pedro Calderón de la Barca y Barreda González de Henao Ruiz de Blasco y Riaño Works: • Eight Dramas of Calderon (English) • Life Is a Dream (English) • Teatro selecto, tomo 1 (Spanish) • Teatro selecto, tomo 2…

Francisco de Quevedo

(1580–1645) Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas Works: • Historia de la vida del Buscón (Spanish) • Los Sueños, Volume I (Spanish) • Los Sueños, Volume II (Spanish) • Pablo de Segovia (English) • The Visions of Dom Francisco…

Luis de Góngora

(1561–1627) Luis de Góngora y Argote, born Luis de Argote y Góngora Góngora in Art: Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Luis de Góngora y Argote 1622 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston   Born July 11 1561 Córdoba (España) Died May 23 1627 Córdoba (España)…

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

(1712–1778) Works: • A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind (English) • Emile (English) • Émile eli Kasvatuksesta (Finnish) • Les Rêveries du Promeneur Solitaire (French) • Quotes and Images From The Confessions (English)…

Annibale Carracci

(1560–1609) The artist’s works: Autoritratto c.1580 Private collection Mangiafagioli c.1582–1583 Allentown Art Museum, Allentown Piccola macelleria c.1582 Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Ragazzo che beve 1582–1583 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Testa di giovane ridente c.1582 Galleria Borghese, Roma Vergine orante c.1582–1585 Private collection…

Peter Paul Rubens

(1577–1640) Sir Peter Paul Rubens The artist’s works: Portrait of a Man 1597 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Portrait of a Young Woman with a Rosary c.1609–1610 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The Honeysuckle Bower c.1609–1610 Alte Pinakothek, Munich Family of Jan Brueghel the…

Diego Velázquez

(1599–1660) Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez The artist’s works: La educación de la Virgen c.1617–1618 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven Adoración de los Reyes Magos 1619 Museo del Prado, Madrid La Cena de Emaús 1622–1623 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New…

Jan Vermeer (Johannes van der Meer)

(1632–1675) The artist’s works: Diana and her nymphs 1653–1654 Mauritshuis, The Hague Christ in the House of Martha and Mary 1654–1656 Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh Saint Praxedis 1655 Barbara Piasecka-Johnson, Princeton The Procuress 1656 Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden A Maid Asleep 1656–1657 Metropolitan Museum…