16th Century

The 16th century painting - Large Format Fine Art Prints and Reproductions - Framed or not Framed

Baroque. Caravagisme. School of the Danube. Mannerism. Apogee of the artistic renaissance in the whole of Europe. Italian Renaissance, had already begun in the previous century, takes in the sixteenth century the name of Cinquecento. La Renaissance arrives in France during the sixteenth century.

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Hans Holbein

An Allegory of the Old and New Testaments

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The images and inscriptions provide a painted sermon. The central theme, encouraged by the Reformation, is the contrast between the unforgiving Old Testament Law (LEX) on the left, and the forgiving Grace of the New Testament (GRATIA) at the right. Man (HOMO)'s failure to obey the commandments God gave to Moses, led to sin (PECCATUM) and death (MORS - the...
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Jan Gossaert

An Elderly Couple

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c. 1520, The National Gallery, London
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Maarten van Heemskerck

Anna Codde at the spinning wheel

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c. 1538-1540, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam A man is working on his accounts, while a woman is seated at a spinning wheel. This pair of portraits was probably painted for the couple’s engagement or wedding. He is portrayed as a prudent merchant, she as a diligent housewife. These are two of the earliest portraits of Dutch citizens.
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Titian

Bacchus and Ariadne

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1523, The National Gallery, London, UK Theseus, whose ship is shown in the distance, has just left Ariadne and Naxos, when Bacchus arrives, jumping from his chariot, drawn by two cheetahs falling immediately in love with Ariadne. Bacchus raised her to heaven. Her constellation is shown in the sky.
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Raphael Sanzio

Bindo Altoviti

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c. 1515, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
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Hans Holbein

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette (1480 /...

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This masterpiece of the art of portraiture represents Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette, chamberlain and councilor to the French King François I. He was appreciated both as a diplomat and as a general, and was sent as ambassador to England. Holbein restores to perfection the innumerable details with an incomparable love for the materiality and the...
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Pieter Brueghel the Elder

Children’s Games

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Brueghel painted more than 250 children on this painting. They play with bits of wood, bones, hoops and barrels. The childish side is not underlined either in the faces or in the conformation of the body; Which characterizes them all, is that they seem to have no age.
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El Greco

Christ Cleansing the Temple

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In this tempestuous scene, El Greco depicted an angry Christ driving the moneychangers from the Temple. An uncommon theme, it became increasingly popular in the latter half of the sixteenth century, promoted by the Council of Trent as a symbol of the Catholic church's attempt to purify itself after the Protestant Reformation. Here El Greco portrayed...
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El Greco

Christ on the Cross

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Isolated atop a mountain, a gaunt, tormented Christ dominates a nearly empty landscape. On a road leading to the walled city of Jerusalem, horsemen pass by the execution hill, literally turning their backs on Christ. El Greco's use of dramatic colors and exaggerated proportions distorts the figure, conveying the transcendent moment when Christ sublimated...
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Hans Holbein

Derich Born (1510?-49)

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When Holbein went to England in 1532, he found a rich clientele in London with the members of the German Hanseatic League and his trading community. The youngest member was the 23-year-old merchant Derich Born from Cologne. In 1533 Holbein made of him this magnificent portrait. Engraved on the balustrade the inscription in Latin: "It would suffice to add...
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