Art History1600-1700: The Baroque

Thought the Puritans were dour? Think again! (corrected)

Court Cupboard, 1665-73, red oak with cedar and maple...

Saenredam, Interior of Saint Bavo, Haarlem

Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, Interior of Saint Bavo, Haarlem, 1631,...

Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina (Persephone), 1621-22, Carrara...

A moment of spiritual awakening: Caravaggio’s Calling of Saint Matthew

Caravaggio, Calling of Saint Matthew, 1599-1600, oil on canvas...

The conservator’s eye: Rembrandt’s Aristotle with a Bust of Homer

The conservator’s eye: Rembrandt van Rijn, Aristotle with a...

Wren, Saint Paul’s Cathedral

Christopher Wren, Saint Paul's Cathedral, begun 1675, completed 1711,...

Caravaggio, The Conversion of St. Paul (or The Conversion of Saul)

Caravaggio, The Conversion of St. Paul (also known as...

Bernini, St. Peter’s Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter’s Square (Piazza San Pietro),...

Bernini, David

Gianlorenzo Bernini, David, 1623, marble, 5 feet, 7 inches...