Salon: "Either to please or to educate." Open your mind and your vision, please make your way in the 17th Century.
allegoryofart:

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, Cristofano Allori, 1610-12

allegoryofart:

Judith with the Head of HolofernesCristofano Allori, 1610-12

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jaded-mandarin:

Brueghel. Detail from Still Life of Fruit in a Landscape, 17th Century.

jaded-mandarin:

Brueghel. Detail from Still Life of Fruit in a Landscape, 17th Century.

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spanishbaroqueart:

Francisco de Zurbarán
Saint Catherine of Alexandria, c. 1635-40
Colección Masaveu, Spain

spanishbaroqueart:

Francisco de Zurbarán

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, c. 1635-40

Colección Masaveu, Spain

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ancient-serpent:

Vanitas Still Life, by Jan Lievens (c.1620-30)

ancient-serpent:

Vanitas Still Life, by Jan Lievens (c.1620-30)

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jaded-mandarin:

Cartouche decorated with flowers, Saint Margaret of Cortona in Prayer, 17th Century.

jaded-mandarin:

Cartouche decorated with flowers, Saint Margaret of Cortona in Prayer, 17th Century.

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jeannepompadour:

Claudia Felicitas, Holy Roman Empress, 1673

jeannepompadour:

Claudia Felicitas, Holy Roman Empress, 1673

medievalpoc:

Stefano Della Bella
Brezil (Brazil)
Italy (c. 1625)
Print;  Jeu de la géographie.
Harvard Art Museums

medievalpoc:

Stefano Della Bella

Brezil (Brazil)

Italy (c. 1625)

Print; Jeu de la géographie.

Harvard Art Museums

thisblueboy:

Luca Giordano, The Fall of the Rebel Angels, circa 1660-65, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

thisblueboy:

Luca Giordano, The Fall of the Rebel Angels, circa 1660-65, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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hadrian6:


Narcissus. 1680-85. Gabriel Grupello. Flemish 1644-1730. marble. Museum of Fine Arts Belgium.
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hadrian6:

Narcissus. 1680-85. Gabriel Grupello. Flemish 1644-1730. marble. Museum of Fine Arts Belgium.

http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

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spanishbaroqueart:

Cristóbal BALENCIAGA 1951 and 1961 haute couture designs, inspired by Zurbarán’s female saints and their luxurious costumes.

'The Art of Balenciaga' exhibition / (source

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thee-gold-bug:

Johannes Vermeer / De Melkmeid (detail) / c 1657-58

thee-gold-bug:

Johannes Vermeer / De Melkmeid (detail) / c 1657-58

iareart:

The Blinding of Samson, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1636.
Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Germany.

iareart:

The Blinding of SamsonRembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1636.

Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Germany.

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marthajefferson:

etitaporro:
Design for a Soldier’s Costume with a Cuirass Baccio del Bianco  (Italian, Florence 1604–1656 Escorial) (and workshop)

marthajefferson:

etitaporro:

Design for a Soldier’s Costume with a Cuirass
Baccio del Bianco
(Italian, Florence 1604–1656 Escorial) (and workshop)

(Source: metmuseum.org)

baroqueart:

Salome with the Head of the Baptist by Onorio Marinari
Date: 1680

baroqueart:

Salome with the Head of the Baptist by Onorio Marinari

Date: 1680

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