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PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN, by Bronzino, 1530s, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on wood. The sitter is thought to be one of Bronzinos literary friends in Florence. There are carved grotesque heads on t
Portrait of a Venetian Gentleman, by Giovanni Cariani, 1485-90, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. The sitter's facial expression, his closed fist, and glancing sidelong glance at the viewe
VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH FOUR ANGELS, by Gerard David, 1510-15, Northern Renaissance oil painting. The figures in an arched porch are flanked by columns against the backdrop of the city of Bruges. Gracef
FILIPPO ARCHINTO, ARCHBISHOP OF MILAN, by Titian, 1555, Italian Renaissance painting. Filippo Archinto was a 16th century cleric who supported Saint Ignatius Loyola and attended the Council of Trent
COSINO I DE\x90 MEDICI, by Workshop of Bronzino, 1550_74, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on wood. Cosimo ascended to power when, the Duke of Florence, Alessandro de Medici, was assassinated in 1537
PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN, 1535, Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance oil painting. She wears an embroidered high collared shift under a corset bodice dress. Her cap is adorned with gold braid and pear
FISHMARKET, by Joachim Beuckelaer, 1568, Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance oil painting. This daily fish market represents the new genre of still-life painting, celebrating abundance and commerce in
Queen Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), first wife of King Henry VIII (1491-1547). Painting by Michael Sittow.
BARTOLOMMEO BONGHI, by Giovanni Battista Moroni, 1553, Italian Renaissance oil painting. Bonghi was a legal scholar and is holding a book on Roman civil law. Through the window is a recognizable tower
SALOME WITH HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST, by Andrea Solario, 1490-1524, Italian Renaissance oil painting. There is dramatic contrast between Salome\x90s beauty and jewels and Baptists gruesome decapitated
FRANCIS I, KING OF FRANCE, by Joos van Cleve, 1525, Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance painting. Francis I was the first Valois King of France from 1515-47. He was a patron of French Renaissance art
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England, 1558-1603.
VENUS AND CUPID, by Lorenzo Lotto, 1520s, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. This work was painted to celebrate a wedding, with Venus' features possibly those of the bride. Venus has rose
Portrait of a Lady in White, by Moretto da Brescia, 1540, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. Elaborately dressed and bejeweled women from Veneto province. Covering the table on right is a '
ST. JEROME AS SCHOLAR, by El Greco, 1610, Spanish Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. Jerome is shown in the red vestments of a Roman Catholic cardinal, before an open book, indicating his role as tr
PLAYING THE ZITHER FOR A CRANE, 1540-50s, Chinese painting, Ming dynasty, ink, color on silk. A man plays music for his pet crane beneath a massive paulownia tree. His house is set in a garden-like la
William I, Prince of Orange, by Adriaen Thomasz. Key, c. 1579, European painting, oil on panel. Of the noblemen who rebelled against Phillip II's Spanish rule of the Netherlands, William of Orange be
Portrait of a Nobleman in Armor, by Anonymous artist, c. 1540-60, Italian Renaissance painting, oil paint on canvas. Italian nobleman in armor, with both hands on the hilt of a his sword
Florentine Street Scene with Twelve Figures (Sheltering the Traveler, One of the Seven Works of Mercy), by Anonymous, 1540-60, Italian painting, oil on panel. Well dressed travelers standing at an in
The Egg Dance, by Pieter Aertsen, 1552 , Dutch painting, oil on panel. In a brothel, a young man, while dancing, rolled an egg within a chalk circle _ without it breaking _ and then covered it with a
Saint George and the Dragon, by Raphael, c. 1506, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on panel. George was patron saint of England. Raphael was commissioned to create this as a gift for the envoy of th
THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI, by Quentin Metsys, 1526, Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance oil painting. The scene is viewed up close, with figures separated from the viewer by a ledge at bottom.
Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite Converting the Pagan Philosophers, by Antoine Caron, c. 1570, French painting, oil on panel. Astronomers gather in a town square beneath the eclipsed sun as a bearded
The Card Players, Lucas van Leyden, (copied from), c. 1550-99, Dutch painting, oil on panel. Upper-middle-class adults play a popular game called primero. The gentleman holding the ace of spades
Company of Captain Dirck Rosecrans and Lieutenant Pauw, by Cornelis Ketel, 1588, Dutch oil painting. Thirteen officers of the Amsterdam militia. The Northern Provinces of Netherlands won their defact
Portrait of Elizabeth I, Queen of England, by Anonymous, c. 1550-99, European painting, oil on panel. The Queen wears a dress with a lace collar and ornamented with precious stones. She has a heavily
VATICAN - MAY 14, 2014: Coronation of Charlemagne in Vatican Museum, Rome, Italy. The Renaissance painting in one of the Raphael's rooms. Charlemagne in the fresco of the 16th century.
Portrait of man in 16th century costume.
VENUS AND THE LUTE PLAYER, by Titian, 1565_70, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. A nude reclining Venus stops listening to music to be crowned by Cupid. The meaning of this work may relate
Oil paint on canvas. Picture with photo, imitation of painting. Illustration. Holy Monastery of Saint Stephen, built in the 16th century in a monasterial complex Meteora
MADONNA AND CHILD, by Titian, 1508, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. The Madonnas natural posture suggests a tender rapport between the mother and child
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England, 1558-1603.
16th century watchmakers old illustration. After Amman, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1882.
THE HARVESTERS, by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565, Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance oil painting. This is a purely secular and descriptive landscape painting with realist depictions of peasants har
Portrait of a Young Woman as a Wise Virgin, by Sebastiano del Piombo, c. 1510, Italian painting, oil on panel. The story of the wise and foolish virgins from the biblical book of Matthew had signific
Henri III of France in Polish costume. Created by Hadamard and Tamisier after old engraving of 16th century by unidentified Polish author. Published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1850
The Small Cowper Madonna, by Raphael, c. 1505, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on panel. Raphael painted this classic Renaissance Madonna and Child in Florence. The figures' interlocked pose shows
historical costume - Dress Spanish court lady late 16th century
Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542), English Renaissance poet. 19th century engraving from Holbein painting.
PRINCE RIDING AN ELEPHANT, by Khem Karan, 16th-17th c., Indian, Mughal watercolor painting. Elephants were prized and often the subject of Mughal artworks. The artist worked in the court of Akbar the
Portrait of a Lady, by Titian, 1555, Italian Venetian painting, oil on canvas. The unnamed young Venetian woman wears a white shift with gold braid edging, under an overdress adorned with pearls and
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian Renaissance painter from Florence. Engraving by Cosomo Colombini (d. 1812) after a Leonardo self portrait. Ca. 1500
Age double stair symbolic illustration. After antique print of 16th century, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1845
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England, 1558-1603.
MECHELEN, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 4, 2016: Stained Glass in Mechelen Cathedral, Belgium, depicting a noble family (16th Century)
historical costume - suit the young king of France mid-16th century
A Young Woman and Her Little Boy, by Agnolo Bronzino, c. 1540, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. A noblewoman of the court of Cosimo I de' Medici, Duke of Florence, in ornate and costly at
MADONNA AND CHILD WITH SAINTS MARY MAGDALEN AND JOHN THE BAPTIST, Italian Renaissance oil painting. Angels hold a crown over Marys head. Painted by Giuliano Bugiardini in 1523, it is a complex work of
Watercolor sketch. Achitecture or old houses on the street of the city elders Principalmark in Muenster in Germany. The houses were built in the 16th century. Hot air balloons are flying in the sky.
Kitchen, with Jesus in the House of Martha and Mary in the Background, by Joachim Bueckelaer, 1566. Flemish painting, oil on panel. The painting contrasts the abundance of food against the shoeless e
A watercolor sketch or illustration. Part of the ancient architectural complex called the Royal Palace built in the 16th century in Dresden in Germany.
SEVILLE, SPAIN - NOV 14: Renaissance style dome of the chapterhouse inside the 16th century Sevilla Cathedral with golden decoration on November 14, 2018. The largest Gothic church in the world
Portrait of a Woman, by Anonymous, 1550-74, Netherlandish painting, oil on panel. Young woman with flowers in her hair, pearl jewelry, and embroidered corset bodice
PORTRAIT OF AN OLIVETAN MONK, by Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi, 1500-36, Italian Renaissance oil painting. An Olivetan monk, surrounded by his writing materials, letters, and a book closed with a clasp.
A watercolor sketch or illustration. Part of the ancient architectural complex called the Royal Palace built in the 16th century in Dresden in Germany.
A watercolor sketch or illustration. The ancient architectural complex called the Royal Palace built in the 16th century in Dresden in Germany.
A watercolor sketch or illustration. The Royal Palace and the Tower of Gaussmann in Dresden in Germany. This complex of buildings was built in the 16th century.
A watercolor sketch or illustration. Part of the ancient architectural complex called the Royal Palace built in the 16th century in Dresden in Germany.
A watercolor sketch or illustration. The Royal Palace and the Tower of Gaussmann in Dresden in Germany. This complex of buildings was built in the 16th century.
ALBUM OF TOURNAMENTS AND PARADE IN NUREMBERG, 1585-1650, German painting, Northern Renaissance. Two nights armed for the bachelors jousts held in Nuremberg between 1446 and 1561. They wear sarcastical
Tondeur-de-Drap old illustration (cloth shearer, old craft). After antique engraving of Jost Amman (16th century), published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1882
Interior of Paint Peter's, Rome, by Giovanni Paolo Panini, 1754, Italian painting, oil on canvas. Panini painted at least six version of the Interior of Paint Peter's. His works of Roman monuments we
The Surgeon Dentist, pulls a man's tooth while a women picks the patient's pocket. 1523 engraving after a painting by Lucas van Leyden (1494-1533).
Portrait of a Woman with a Book of Music, by Bacchiacca, 1540, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. Young woman in an elegant, dress with embroidered panels and fur lined sleeves. She may hav
Indian Queen/ princess portrait -inspired by 16th century India Rajput and Mughal style of art.
16th century house in Reims, France. By unidentified author, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1842
Cloth dyer old illustration. After antique engraving of Jost Amman (16th century), published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1882
Self Portrait of the Painter and his Family, by Jacob Delff (I), 1594, Dutch painting, oil on panel. The artist paints a portrait of his wife, Maria Nagel. Behind him are his sons Cornelis and Rochus
Portrait of an Unknown Woman, by Jan Jansz Mostaert, c. 1525, Netherlandish painting, oil on panel. Woman with white headdress and red gown painting against an imaginary landscape with the conversion
VENUS AND ADONIS, by Titian, 1545-75, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. Scene from Ovid\x90s METAMORPHOSES, in which Venus begs the hunter Adonis not to leave, warning him of danger.
Portrait of an African Man (Christophle le More), by Jan Jansz Mostaert, c. 1525-30, Netherlandish painting, oil on panel.
The Joyous Entry of the Duke of Anjou, by Monogrammist MHVH, c. 1582-1600, Flemish painting, oil on canvas. Francis, Duke of Anjou, son of the French king Henry II, entered Antwerp on February 19, 15
Old engraved portrait of Zahir ad-Din Muhammad, better known as Babur, Muslim conqueror of central Asia in 16th century. Engraved after Indian miniature, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1840
Henry VIII (1491-1547), King of England, and Ireland, from 1509 until his death. Portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger, 1540.
Colorful painting of Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius
historical costume - strict French female dress of the early 16th century

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MILAN, ITALY - MAY 20, 2016: Deposition, painting in the Sant'Ambrogio church in Milan (Lombardy, Italy), by Gaudenzio Ferrari (16th century)
Riviera del Brenta (Veneto, Italy) - Villa Soranzo (16th century) with frescos by Benedetto Caliari (1538-1598)
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by Sebastiano del Piombo, 1519, Italian painting, oil on canvas. The inscription stating the sitter as Columbus was probably added after the painting was made and identification
Floral patterns on the vintage tiled wall in Ottoman style, made in 16th century. Topkapi Palace, Turkey
WETZLAR, GERMANY - JULY 3, 2014: beautiful ceiling and hall in the dome in Wetzlar, Germany. Wetzlar Cathedral has been used by both Roman Catholics and Protestants since the 16th century.
ST. CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA IN PRISON, by Paolo Veronese, 1580_85, Italian Renaissance painting. The young saint is comforted by the dove of the Holy Ghost in her dark prison cell. At right are fragme
CHRIST BLESSING, by Andrea Solario, 1490-1524, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on wood. This figure is painted slightly larger than life and rendered with deeply modeled volumetric forms. It must ha
Indian Queen/ princess portrait -inspired by 16th century India Rajput and Mughal style of art
Woven floral patterns with blue flowers on the antique tiles in Ottoman style, made in 16th century for Topkapi palace, Turkey
MARS AND VENUS UNITED BY LOVE, by Paolo Veronese, 1570s, Italian Renaissance painting. Cupid binds Mars to Venus with a love knot. It is an allegory that celebrates nurturing results of love, as milk
Fragment of the wall in Topkapi palace, ceramic tiles in Ottoman style, made in 16th century in Turkey
SEVILLE, SPAIN--OCTOBER 20. 2012  16th Century Madonna Christ Painting in Seville Cathedral, Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, in Seville, Andalusia Spain on October 20, 2012.
CHILD IN THE WILDERNESS, by Moretto da Brescia, 1515_20, Italian Renaissance oil painting. Following his baptism by John the Baptist, Christ mediated in the wilderness for forty days. According to the
THE BIRTH OF CUPID, by Master of Flora, 1550-99, French painting, Mannerism, oil on wood. Birth of Cupid, with attendants ministering to his mother, Venus. This French mannerist composition is in the
historical costume - full dress French count mid-16th century
historical costume - Female French nobility dress late 16th century
Stone benches Was built next to a medieval stone wall near The 16th-century door, with an ashlar arch.Anguillara Sabazia ,Italy
The 16th-century door, with an ashlar arch, 5 metres thick and surmounted by a clock.On the left, the piazza opens to the belvedere,now seats town hall.
Anguillara Sabazia,Italy-September 5,2020:The 16th-century door, with an ashlar arch, 5 metres thick and surmounted by a clock.On the left, the piazza opens to the belvedere,now seats town hall.
Anguillara Sabazia,Italy-September 5,2020:The 16th-century door, with an ashlar arch, 5 metres thick and surmounted by a clock.On the left, the piazza opens to the belvedere,now seats town hall.
historical costume - German nobleman in the early 16th century
historical costume - full dress costume French prince mid of 16th century
historical costume - French aristocrat ceremonial dress of the early 16th century
FEDERIGO GONZAGA, by Francesco Francia, 1510, Italian Renaissance painting, tempera on wood. The great Renaissance collector Isabella dEste, Marquess of Mantua, commissioned this portrait of her son
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