The Baroque

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We look at the Church's response to the Protestant Reformation, the Counter-Reformation. Art and culture were employed to arouse the faithful in a physical, visceral way. The addition of drama and tension affected both Catholic and Protestant art.

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The Baroque

  1. 1. The Baroque
  2. 2. Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes, 1598–1599
  3. 3. Caravaggio, Deposition, c. 1600
  4. 4. Caravaggio, The Incredulity of Thomas, 1602-03
  5. 5. Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes, 1611-12
  6. 6. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Rape of Proserpina, 1621-22
  7. 7. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, David, 1623-24
  8. 8. Peter Paul Rubens, The Elevation of the Cross, 1610-1611
  9. 9. Rembrandt van Rijn, Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, 1632
  10. 10. Rembrandt van Rijn, Abduction of Europa, 1632
  11. 11. Rembrandt van Rijn, The Night Watch, 1642
  12. 12. Diego Velázquez, Pope Innocent X, c. 1650
  13. 13. Velázquez, Las Meninas, c. 1656

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