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The Baroque

Author: geoffrey-krawczyk

Post on 11-May-2015




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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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Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes, 1598–1599

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Caravaggio, Deposition, c. 1600

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Caravaggio, The Incredulity of Thomas, 1602-03

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Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes, 1611-12

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Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Rape of Proserpina, 1621-22

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Gian Lorenzo Bernini, David, 1623-24

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Peter Paul Rubens, The Elevation of the Cross, 1610-1611

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, 1632

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Abduction of Europa, 1632

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Rembrandt van Rijn, The Night Watch, 1642

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Diego Velázquez, Pope Innocent X, c. 1650

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Velázquez, Las Meninas, c. 1656