16th Century


Titian, 1515


Michelangelo, 1513-1515

Portrait of Bindo Altoviti

Raphael Sanzio, 1515

The Adoration of the Magi

Hieronymus Bosch, 1515

The Celestial Globe — Southern Hemisphere

Albrecht Dürer, 1515

The Rhinoceros

Albrecht Dürer, 1515

The Haywain Triptych

Hieronymus Bosch, 1516

The penalty of sin remains as long as the hatred of self...

The 95 Theses


Assumption of the Virgin

Titian, 1516-1518

Portrait of Maximilian I

Albrecht Dürer, 1519

Dost thou see how the unjust tyranny of worldly power and the might of darkness prevail? Hear, thou knight of Christ, ride on beside the Lord Jesus; guard the truth, win the martyr's crown!

A prayer for the safety of Martin Luther

Albrecht Dürer, 1521

Château de Chenonceau


Bacchus and Ariadne

Titian, 1522-1523

Madonna and Child

Giampietrino, 1510-1525

Madonna of the Cherries

Giampietrino, 1525

Typography that stands the test of time

Of the Just Shaping of Letters

Albrecht Dürer, 1525

Virgin and Child with Saints John the Baptist and Joseph

Vincenzo Catena, 1525


Giampietrino, 1524-1526

Diana the Huntress

Giampietrino, 1526

Portrait of Jakob Muffel

Albrecht Dürer, 1526

Tuft of Cowslips

Albrecht Dürer, 1526

Christ Carrying His Cross

Giampietrino, 1530

Man with a Quilted Sleeve

Titian, 1530

Mars, Venus and Amor

Titian, 1530

Moses and the Brazen Serpent

Anthony van Dyck, 1530

Portrait of a Young Man

Agnolo Bronzino, 1530

The Penitent Magdalene

Giampietrino, 1530

Outstanding Painter and Architect of the Cities

Albrecht Dürer, 1535

Tintern Abbey


Byland Abbey

Abbot Roger, Roger de Mowbray, 1155-1538

Portrait of Cosimo I de Medici as Orpheus

Agnolo Bronzino, 1537-1539

Portrait of a Man with a Gloved Hand

Anthony van Dyck, 1540

Temptations of St Jerome

Giorgio Vasari, 1541

The Last Judgment

Michelangelo, 1536-1541

David and Goliath

Titian, 1542-1544

Six Tuscan Poets

Giorgio Vasari, 1544

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Titian, 1542-1544

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid

Agnolo Bronzino, 1545

Crucified Christ

Agnolo Bronzino, 1545

Deposition of Christ

Agnolo Bronzino, 1540-1545

The Adoration of the Bronze Snake

Agnolo Bronzino, 1540-1545

Virgin and Child with Saint Anne

Agnolo Bronzino, 1545

Portrait of a Woman

Catharina van Hemessen, 1548


Catharina van Hemessen, 1548


Titian, 1548-1549

Self-portrait with Bernardino Campi

Sofonisba Anguissola, 1550

The Lamentation of Christ

Catharina van Hemessen, 1550

The first encyclopedia of artists

The Lives of the Artists

Giorgio Vasari, 1550

Portrait of a Woman

Catharina van Hemessen, 1551

Descent of Christ Into Limbo

Agnolo Bronzino, 1552

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