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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
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
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
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 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 '
Queen Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), first wife of King Henry VIII (1491-1547). Painting by Michael Sittow.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Portrait of man in 16th century costume.
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 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
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
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
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
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.
Ornament with two sphinxes, Monogrammist AC (16th century), 1520 - 1562
historical map of north America
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
historical costume - Dress Spanish court lady late 16th century
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
Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542), English Renaissance poet. 19th century engraving from Holbein painting.
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 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.
Age double stair symbolic illustration. After antique print of 16th century, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1845
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
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
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.
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
illustration or 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. Traditional German
historical costume - suit the young king of France mid-16th century
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England, 1558-1603.
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
MECHELEN, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 4, 2016: Stained Glass in Mechelen Cathedral, Belgium, depicting a noble family (16th Century)
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 A SURGEON, 1569, Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance painting, oil on wood. A surgeon with the attributes of his trade: a skull; a metal instrument used to cauterize skulls; and a saw
THE ANNUNCIATION, by Joos van Cleve, 1525, Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance oil painting. The Angel Gabriel and Virgin Mary within an elaborately furnished interior. The figures are painted with gr
Tondeur-de-Drap old illustration (cloth shearer, old craft). After antique engraving of Jost Amman (16th century), published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1882
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
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.
A watercolor sketch or illustration. Part of the ancient architectural complex called the Royal Palace built in the 16th century in Dresden in Germany.
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
A watercolor sketch or illustration. Part of the ancient architectural complex called the Royal Palace built in the 16th century in Dresden in Germany.
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
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. 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.
16th century house in Reims, France. By unidentified author, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1842
Indian Queen/ princess portrait -inspired by 16th century India Rajput and Mughal style of art.
Cloth dyer old illustration. After antique engraving of Jost Amman (16th century), published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1882

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CHAKRASAMVARA AND VAJRAVARAHI, Buddhist, Nepal, 1570-1600, painting, distemper on cotton. Buddhist deity, Chakrasamvara, embracing his consort, Vajravarahi. Chakrasamvara, has a blue figure, four face
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
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
Portrait of an African Man (Christophle le More), by Jan Jansz Mostaert, c. 1525-30, Netherlandish painting, oil on panel.
Couples Making Love at a Country Inn, by Aert Pietersz, c. 1570-90, Dutch painting, oil on panel. The couple foreground embrace in a cowshed behind a curtain. On a table are bread, spoons, and a bowl.
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
Colorful painting of Isa Khan Niazi Tomb, Delhi, India
Henry VIII (1491-1547), King of England, and Ireland, from 1509 until his death. Portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger, 1540.
historical costume - strict French female dress of the early 16th century
Pavia, Italy - May 22, 2021: Pavia, Lombardy, Italy: interior of San Michele Maggiore, medieval basilica built in 7th century. Santa Lucia, painting by Guglielmo Caccia (16th century)
Riviera del Brenta (Veneto, Italy) - Villa Soranzo (16th century) with frescos by Benedetto Caliari (1538-1598)
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 20, 2016: Deposition, painting in the Sant'Ambrogio church in Milan (Lombardy, Italy), by Gaudenzio Ferrari (16th century)
Colorful painting of Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius
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
Late Middle Ages Renaissance People Human Civilization History. Vector illustrations depict the Renaissance period of the Late Middle Ages in the 15th and 16th century.
Vault de Lugny church.  16th century wall painting. Christ in his passion. Jesus, bound and crowned with thorns.  France.
Vault de Lugny church.  16th century wall painting. Christ in his passion.  France.
20 June, 2021 Nessebar, Bulgaria - Saint Stephen Church from 10th century, also a museum exhibiting mural paintings from the 16th century
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.
Floral patterns on the vintage tiled wall in Ottoman style, made in 16th century. Topkapi Palace, Turkey
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
Saint Stephen Church from the 10th century with mural paintings from the 16th century in the old town of Nessebar, Bulgaria - 20 june 2021
Indian Queen/ princess portrait -inspired by 16th century India Rajput and Mughal style of art
16th-century fresco at the Basel town hall tower, depicting counsilor and standard-bearer Hans Bär, German text meaning "Hans Bär, who saves Basel's flag and died a hero in Marignano, 14 Sept 1515".
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
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
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