The Baroque in Italy and Spain

The_Musicians-Caravaggio_(c.1595)CARAVAGGIO, Musicians, ca. 1595. Oil on canvas, 3’ 1/4” × 3’ 10 5/8”. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Rogers Fund, 1952).

The Calling of Saint MatthewMichelangelo da Caravaggio, c. 1599CARAVAGGIO, Calling of Saint Matthew, ca. 1597-1601.  Oil on canvas, 11′ 1″ X 11′ 5″.  Contarelli chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome.

caravaggio_st_paulCARAVAGGIO, Conversion of Saint Paul, ca. 1601.  Oil on canvas, 7′ 6″ X 5′ 9″.  Cerasi chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome.

caravaggio_entombmentCARAVAGGIO, Entombment, from the chapel of Pietro Vittrice, Santa Maria in Vallicella, Rome, Italy, ca. 1603. Oil on canvas, 9’ 10 1/8” × 6’ 7 7/8”. Pinacoteca, Musei Vaticani, Rome.

Façade_of_St._Peter's_BasilicaCARLO MADERNO, east facade of Saint Peter’s, Vatican City, Rome, Italy, 1606-1612.

Gentileschi_Judith-Slaying-Holofernes_GGW-289ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI, Judith Slaying Holofernes, ca. 1614-1620.  Oil on canvas, 6′ 6 1/3″ X 5′ 4″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

velazquez_water-carrierDIEGO VELÁZQUEZ, Water Carrier of Seville, ca. 1619.  Oil on canvas, 3′ 5 1/2″ X 2′ 7 1/2″.  Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

bernini_davidGIANLORENZO BERNINI, David, 1623.  Marble, 5′ 7″ high.  Galleria Borghese, Rome.

apollodaphneGIANLORENZO BERNINI, Apollo and Daphne, 1623–1624. Marble, 8’ high. Galleria Borghese, Rome.

baldacchinoGIANLORENZO BERNINI, baldacchino (looking west), Saint Peter’s, Vatican City, Rome, Italy, 1624-1633.

zurbaranFRANCISCO DE ZURBARÁN, Saint Serapion, 1628.  Oil on canvas, 3′ 11 1/2″ X 3′ 4 3/4″.  Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford (The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund).

self-portraitARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI, Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting, ca. 1638-1639.  Oil on canvas, 3′ 2 7/8″ X 2′ 5 5/8″.  Royal Collection, Kensington Palace, London.

EcstasyofSaintTheresaGIANLORENZO BERNINI, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Cornaro chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, Italy, 1645-1652.  Marble, height of group 11′ 6″.

cornaro_chapelGIANLORENZO BERNINI, Cornaro chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, Italy, 1645-1652.

Fountain-of-the-Four-RiversGIANLORENZO BERNINI, Fountain of the Four Rivers (looking southwest with Sant’Agnese in Agone in the background), Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy, 1648-1651.

velazquez-las-meninasDIEGO VELÁZQUEZ, Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor), 1656.  Oil on canvas, 10′ 5″ X 9′.  Museo del Prado, Madrid.

st_peters_basilicaAerial View of Saint Peter’s (looking northwest), Vatican City, Rome, Italy.  Piazza designed by GIANLORENZO BERNINI, 1656-1667.

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