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Baroque art in Europe, an introductionHow to recognize Baroque artFrancis Bacon and the scientific revolution
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A beginner's guide to the BaroqueGet 8 of 11 questions to level up!
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Bernini, Pluto and ProserpinaBernini, DavidBernini, DavidBernini, Apollo and DaphneGian Lorenzo Bernini, BaldacchinoBernini, Bust of MedusaBernini, Ecstasy of Saint TeresaBernini, Ecstasy of Saint TeresaBernini, Cathedra Petri (Chair of St. Peter)Bernini, Saint Peter's SquareBernini, Sant'Andrea al QuirinaleBorromini, San Carlo alle Quattro FontaneCarracci, Christ Appearing to Saint Peter on the Appian WayCaravaggio, Narcissus at the SourceCaravaggio, Calling of Saint MatthewCaravaggio, The Conversion of St. Paul (or The Conversion of Saul)Caravaggio, Crucifixion of Saint PeterCaravaggio, Supper at EmmausCaravaggio, DepositionCaravaggio, Death of the VirginCaravaggio and Caravaggisti in 17th-Century EuropeReni, AuroraGentileschi, Judith Slaying HolofernesGentileschi, Judith and HolofernesGuercino, Saint Luke Displaying a Painting of the VirginIl Gesù, including Triumph of the Name of Jesus ceiling frescoPozzo, Saint Ignatius Chapel, Il GesùPozzo, Glorification of Saint Ignatius, Sant'IgnazioPierre Le Gros the Younger, Stanislas Kostka on his Deathbed
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Bernini, DavidGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
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Baroque art in ItalyGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
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Peter Paul Rubens, Elevation of the CrossRubens, Elevation of the CrossRubens, The Rape of the Daughters of LeucippusRubens, The Presentation of the Portrait of Marie de' MediciRubens, The Presentation of the Portrait of Marie de' Medici Rubens, Arrival (or Disembarkation) of Marie de Medici at Marseilles, Medici CycleRubens, Venus, Mars and CupidRubens, the Consequences of WarAnthony van Dyck, Charles I at the HuntAnthony van Dyck, Samson and Delilah
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Saenredam, Interior of Saint Bavo, HaarlemHals, Singing Boy with FluteHals, Malle BabbeFrans Hals, The Women RegentsRembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. TulpRembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. TulpRembrandt, The Night WatchRembrandt, The Night WatchRembrandt, Self-Portrait with SaskiaRembrandt, Girl at a WindowRembrandt, Aristotle with a Bust of HomerRembrandt, Aristotle with a Bust of Homer Rembrandt, Christ Crucified between the Two Thieves: The Three Crosses.Rembrandt, Bathsheba at her BathRembrandt, Self-PortraitRembrandt, The Jewish BrideIs it a genuine Rembrandt?Judith Leyster, The PropositionJudith Leyster, Self-PortraitWillem Kalf, Still Life with a Silver EwerGerrit Dou, A Woman Playing a ClavichordVermeer, The Glass of WineVermeer, Young Woman with a Water PitcherJohannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a BalanceJohannes Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl EarringJohannes Vermeer, The Art of PaintingJan Steen, Feast of St. NicholasRuisdael, View of Haarlem with Bleaching GroundsRachel Ruysch, Fruit and InsectsRuysch, Flower Still-LifeVan Huysum, Vase with FlowersThe Town Hall of AmsterdamHuis ten Bosch (House in the Woods)
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A Still Life of Global Dimensions: Antonio de Pereda’s Still Life with Ebony ChestJuan Sanchez de Cotán, Quince, Melon and CucumberVelázquez, The Waterseller of SevilleVelázquez, Los Borrachos or the Triumph of BacchusVelázquez, Vulcan's ForgeVelázquez, The Surrender of BredaVelázquez, Las MeninasZurbarán, The Martyrdom of Saint SerapionRibera, Martyrdom of Saint PhilipJerónimo de Balbás, Altar of the Kings (Altar de los Reyes)Making a Spanish polychrome sculptureJuan Martínez Montañés and Francisco Pacheco, Christ of Clemency
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Nicolas Poussin, Et in Arcadia EgoPoussin, Landscape with St. JohnAntoine or Louis Le Nain, Peasant Family in an InteriorRigaud, Louis XIVChâteau de VersaillesClaude Perrault, East facade of the Louvre
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Brought to you by Smarthistory. Stone becomes flesh and ceilings dissolve into the infinity of heaven—artists such as Bernini, Caravaggio, Rubens, Velazquez and Rembrandt were masters of drama and illusion.