Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Baroque Art

Catholic Baroque

Caravaggio, The Calling of Saint Matthew, from the Contarelli Chapel, Rome, Italian Baroque

Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Beheading Holofernes, Italian Baroque

Gianlorenzo Bernini, The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa, from the Cornaro Chapel, Rome, Italian Baroque

Gianlorenzo Bernini, St. Peter's Square, Italian Baroque

Gianlorenzo Bernini, Baldachino over the high altar of St. Peter's Basilica, Italian Baroque

Peter Paul Rubens, The Raising of the Cross, Flemish Baroque

The Palace of Versailles, built for King Louis XIV of France, garden front, French Baroque

The Hall of Mirrors from the Palace of Versailles, French Baroque

Diego Velazquez, Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor), Spanish Baroque

Global Catholic Baroque

Giuseppe Castiglione, Landscape With Horses, China

Church of San Jose de la Laguna, Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, USA

Dutch Protestant Baroque

Jan Vermeer, The Music Lesson, Dutch Baroque

Rembrandt, The Night Watch, Dutch Baroque

Rembrandt, Self Portrait as the Apostle Paul, Dutch Baroque

Rembrandt, "Hundred Guilder Print," etching, Dutch Baroque


Catholic Baroque
Artemisia Gentileschi
Gianlorenzo Bernini
--Cornaro Chapel
Peter Paul Rubens
France Under King Louis XIV
--National Academy
--Salon exhibition
Diego Velazquez
Global Catholic Baroque
The Jesuit Order
Dutch Protestant Baroque
Dutch Republic
Jan Vermeer
--camera obscura

Music From the 17th Century

Psalm 147, Lauda Jerusalem from the Vespers of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Claudio Monteverdi, 1610