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16th Century (High Renaissance) Europe and the Americas

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74. Adam and Eve, Albrecht Dürer (1504 CE) Dürer, Albrecht. Adam and Eve (24)

Human Body: Adam and Eve & the Nude in Art (24)

Renaissance Germany (24)

75. Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo (1508 to 1541 CE)

Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel Ceiling (24)

Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel Altar Wall. Last Judgment (23)

Michelangelo: Sculptor, Painter, Architect (24)

Renaissance Italy: Art & Architecture (24)

76. School of Athens, Raphael (1509 to 1511 CE)

Raphael. School of Athens. (19)

Raphael's Works Beyond the School of Athens. (24)

Renaissance Italy: Art & Architecture (24)
77. Isenheim altarpiece, M Grünewald (c 1515 CE)Isenheim altarpiece, M Grünewald (c 1515 CE) Grünewald, Matthias. Isenheim Altarpiece (19) Isenheim Altarpiece (19)

Europe: Diptychs, Triptychs and Public Altarpieces (21)

Renaissance Germany (24)

Influence: Grünewald's Legacy (11)

78. Entombment, Pontormo  (1525 CE)

Pontormo. The Entombment (a.k.a. Deposition) (16)

Pontormo: Other Works (19)

Biblical Themes: The Entombment or Deposition (19)

Renaissance Italy: The Mannerist Movement (28)

79. Allegory of Law, Cranach the Elder (c.1530 CE) Cranach, Lucas, the elder. Allegory of Law & Grace (23) Renaissance Germany (24)
80. Venus of Urbino, Titian (c 1538 CE)

Titian. Venus of Urbino (12)

Titian: Works beyond The Veinus of Urbino (23)

Venus: The Ultimate Beauty (24)

Renaissance Italy: Art & Architecture (24)


81. Codex Mendoza, Viceroyalty New Spain (1541 CE) Colonial Mexico. Codex Mendoza (17)

Colonial Mexico: Preserved Indiginous Manuscripts (22)

Comparison: Palette of King Narmer & Frontispiece of the Codex Mendoza (19)

82. Il Gesù, Rome (16th & 17th Centuries, CE) Vignola, della Porta, and Gaulli. Il Gesù (17) Baroque Architecture & City Planning (39)
83. Hunters in Snow, Bruegel the Elder (1565 CE) Bruegel, Pieter, I. Hunters in the Snow (23) Landscape in Art: A Survey (24)
84. Mosque of Selim II, Turkey (1570 CE) Sinan the Great. Mosque of Selim II. (23)

Ottoman Empire: Mosques (29)

Byzantine: Influence of Hagia Sophia on the Mosque of Selim II (26)

Art & Architecture: Islamic (30)

Architecture, Sacred Spaces: Centrally-Planned Religious Structures (48)

85. Calling of St Matthew, Caravaggio (c 1599 CE) Caravaggio. The Calling of St Matthew & Other Works (24) Baroque Europe (24)

See Also

Renaissance Italy: The Mannerist Movement (28)

Renaissance Italy: Art & Architecture (24)

Renaissance Germany (24)

Art & Architecture: Islamic (30)

Baroque Europe (24)

Early Europe and Colonial Americas: An Overview (116)