17th Century

Crystal Chavez

17th Century

Conversion of Saint Paul

1601

Caravaggio, Conversion of Saint Paul, ca. 1601. Oil on canvas, 7′6″ × 5′9″. Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome.

Flight into Egypt

1603

Annibale Carracci, Flight into Egypt, 1603–1604. Oil on canvas, 4′ × 6″. Galleria Doria Pamphili, Rome.

Elevation of the Cross

1610

Peter Paul Rubens, Elevation of the Cross, from Saint Walburga, Antwerp, 1610. Oil on wood, 15′ 1 7 over 8 ″ × 11′ 1 1 over 2 ″ (center panel), 15′ 1 7 over 8 ″ × 4′ 11″ (each wing). Antwerp Cathedral, Antwerp.

Judith Slaying Holofernes

1614

Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes, ca. 1614–1620. Oil on canvas, 6 ′ 6 1 over 3 ″ × 5 ′ 4 ″ . Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

Arrival of Marie de' Medici at Marseilles

1622

Peter Paul Rubens, Arrival of Marie de’ Medici at Marseilles, 1622–1625. Oil on canvas, 12′ 11 1 over 2 ″ × 9′ 7″. Louvre, Paris.

David

1623

Gianlorenzo Bernini, David, 1623. Marble, 5′7″ high. Galleria Borghese, Rome.

Baldacchino

1624

Gianlorenzo Bernini, Baldacchino, Saint Peter’s, Vatican City, Rome, Italy, 1624–1633. Gilded bronze, 100′ high.

Charles I Dismounted

1635

Anthony Van Dyck, Charles I Dismounted, ca. 1635. Oil on canvas, 8′ 11″ × 6′ 11 1 over 2 ″ . Louvre, Paris.

Interior of the Cornaro Chapel

1645

Gianlorenzo Bernini, interior of the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, Italy, 1645–1652.

Ecstasy of Saint Teresa

1645

Gianlorenzo Bernini, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, Italy, 1645–1652. Marble, height of group 11′6″.

Four Rivers Fountain

1648

Bernini, Four Rivers Fountain, 1648–1651.

Scala Regia (Royal Stairway)

1663

Gianlorenzo Bernini, Scala Regia (Royal Stairway), Vatican City, Rome, Italy, 1663–1666.

Allegory of the Art of Painting

1670

Jan Vermeer, Allegory of the Art of Painting, 1670–1675. Oil on canvas, 4′ 4″ × 3′ 8″. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

Triumph of the Name of Jesus

1676

Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Triumph of the Name of Jesus, ceiling fresco with stucco figures on the nave vault of Il Gesù, Rome, Italy, 1676–1679.

Glorification of Saint Ignatius

1691

Fra Andrea Pozzo, Glorification of Saint Ignatius, ceiling fresco in the nave of Sant’Ignazio, Rome, Italy, 1691–1694.