What was baroque painting like? Author paints lights and shadows Realism; figures have physical defects There are a variety of subjects, religion or mythology , scenes from daily life. There are paintings of inanimate objectsThe calling of Saint Mathew by Caravaggio
A sense of movement and energy Strong emotions, which are expressed through gestures.El rapto de las Sabinas (Rubens)
Authors and Schools• Caravaggio: He was the most oustanding Italian painter. His characters were inspired by ordinary people• His characters were inspired by ordinary people with all their imperfections.• His technique has been called Tenebrism, which was a form of Chiaroscuro, or the use of light and shade.• Cuadro(la muerte de la Virgen, Caravaggio)
The Dutch School• It was greatly influenced by the taste of the merchants, whose lives were reflected in the paintings they paid.• Rembrant was the master of Chiaroscuro and his portraits were very realistic.(Cuadro Ronda de Noche, Rembrant)
Vermer• He is specialised in interior scenes in bourgeois homes.• He paints The Time and light.
The Flemish School• It was greatly influenced by Italian painting in its naturalism, or realism, and in attention to detail.• Rubens and his disciple, Van Dyck ,with their colorful and elegant portraits.
What was the Golden Age of Spanish painting?• The 17th is the Golden Age of the Spanish baroque was one of the most important schools and in order to help the Counter- Reformation, many paintings have religious themes.( Martirio de San Felipe de Ribera)
Francisco de ZurbaránAparición de San Pedro a San Pedro Nolasco y Bodegón
Diego Velazquez.• He is one of the best painters of the world.• As the official painter in the court of Philip IV in Madrid. He painted many members of the royal family• On his trips to Italy, He learned the technical perfection later shown in his masterpieces.