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Portrait of Cardinal Niccolò Albergati

Portrait of Cardinal Niccolò Albergati

Jan Van Eyck1431
The Ghent Altarpiece, Open

The Ghent Altarpiece, Open

Jan Van Eyck1430-1432
The Virgin and Child enthroned

The Virgin and Child enthroned

Rogier van der Weyden1433
Arnolfini Portrait

Arnolfini Portrait

Jan Van Eyck1434
The Annunciation

The Annunciation

Jan Van Eyck1434-1436
The Madonna in the Church

The Madonna in the Church

Jan Van Eyck1438
The Descent from the Cross

The Descent from the Cross

Rogier van der Weyden1435-1438
Portrait of Margareta van Eyck

Portrait of Margareta van Eyck

Jan Van Eyck1439
Woman with a Winged Bonnet

Woman with a Winged Bonnet

Rogier van der Weyden1440
Crucifixion and Last Judgement

Crucifixion and Last Judgement

Jan Van Eyck1430-1440
Jan Van EyckPortrait of Jan Van Eyck

Jan Van Eyck

"As well as I can"

1390-1441
Virgin and Child, with Saints and Donor

Virgin and Child, with Saints and Donor

Jan Van Eyck1441-1443
Triptych: The Crucifixion

Triptych: The Crucifixion

Rogier van der Weyden1443-1445
A Man Reading (Saint Ivo)

A Man Reading (Saint Ivo)

Rogier van der Weyden1450
Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child

Rogier van der Weyden1454
Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of a Lady

Rogier van der Weyden1460
The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning

The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning

Rogier van der Weyden1460
Rogier van der Weyden

Rogier van der Weyden

A master's work erased by war

1400-1464
The Adoration of the Magi

The Adoration of the Magi

Hieronymus Bosch1475
The Last Judgement

The Last Judgement

Hieronymus Bosch1482
Self-portrait at the age of thirteen

Self-portrait at the age of thirteen

Albrecht Dürer1484
Portrait of the Artist's Father

Portrait of the Artist's Father

Albrecht Dürer1490
Portrait of Ladislaus the Posthumous and Magdalena of Valois

Portrait of Ladislaus the Posthumous and Magdalena of Valois

1490
Self-portrait at age 22

Self-portrait at age 22

Albrecht Dürer1493
Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness

Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness

Albrecht Dürer1496
The Apocalypse — The Whore of Babylon

The Apocalypse — The Whore of Babylon

Albrecht Dürer1498
The Apocalypse — The Four Horsemen

The Apocalypse — The Four Horsemen

Albrecht Dürer1498
Wing of a Roller

Wing of a Roller

Albrecht Dürer1500
Self-portrait at age 28

Self-portrait at age 28

Albrecht Dürer1500
Young Hare

Young Hare

Albrecht Dürer1502
The Large Piece of Turf

The Large Piece of Turf

Albrecht Dürer1503
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Albrecht Dürer1504
The Garden of Earthly Delights

The Garden of Earthly Delights

Hieronymus Bosch1503-1504
The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed

Hieronymus Bosch1503-1504
Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman

Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman

Albrecht Dürer1505
Salvator Mundi

Salvator Mundi

Albrecht Dürer1505
The Little Owl

The Little Owl

Albrecht Dürer1506
Feast of Rose Garlands

Feast of Rose Garlands

Albrecht Dürer1506
Eva and Adam

Eva and Adam

Albrecht Dürer1507
Head of an African

Head of an African

Albrecht Dürer1508
Temptation of Saint Anthony

Temptation of Saint Anthony

Hieronymus Bosch1510
Table of the Seven Deadly Sins

Table of the Seven Deadly Sins

Hieronymus Bosch1505-1510
Melencolia I

Melencolia I

Albrecht Dürer1514
The Celestial Globe — Southern Hemisphere

The Celestial Globe — Southern Hemisphere

Albrecht Dürer1515
The Rhinoceros

The Rhinoceros

Albrecht Dürer1515
Hieronymus BoschPortrait of Hieronymus Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch

Welcome to Hell

1450-1516
The Haywain Triptych

The Haywain Triptych

Hieronymus Bosch1516

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

The 95 Theses

1517
Portrait of Maximilian I

Portrait of Maximilian I

Albrecht Dürer1519
Château de Chenonceau

Château de Chenonceau

1514-1522
Tuft of Cowslips

Tuft of Cowslips

Albrecht Dürer1526
Portrait of Jakob Muffel

Portrait of Jakob Muffel

Albrecht Dürer1526
Albrecht DürerPortrait of Albrecht Dürer

Albrecht Dürer

Everyone loves my bunny!

1471-1528
Outstanding Painter and Architect of the Cities

Outstanding Painter and Architect of the Cities

Albrecht Dürer1535
Children's Games

Children's Games

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1560
The Triumph of Death

The Triumph of Death

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1562
The Fall of the Rebel Angels

The Fall of the Rebel Angels

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1562
The Tower of Babel

The Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1563
The Procession to Calvary

The Procession to Calvary

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1564
Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1565
Hunters in the Snow

Hunters in the Snow

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1565
The "Little" Tower of Babel

The "Little" Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1565
The Harvesters

The Harvesters

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1565
Adoration of the Kings in the Snow

Adoration of the Kings in the Snow

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1567
Massacre of the Innocents

Massacre of the Innocents

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1565-1567
The Peasant Wedding

The Peasant Wedding

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1568
The Three Soldiers

The Three Soldiers

Pieter Bruegel the Elder1568
Pieter Bruegel the ElderPortrait of Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The peasant life is the humanist ideal

1525-1569
The Last Drop

The Last Drop

Judith Leyster1629
Jolly Toper

Jolly Toper

Judith Leyster1629
Young Flute Player

Young Flute Player

Judith Leyster1630
Young Boy in Profile

Young Boy in Profile

Judith Leyster1630
Boy with a cat, red hat and a piece of bread

Boy with a cat, red hat and a piece of bread

Judith Leyster1630
A Card Player

A Card Player

Judith Leyster1630
The Proposition

The Proposition

Judith Leyster1631
A Boy and a Girl with a Cat and an Eel

A Boy and a Girl with a Cat and an Eel

Judith Leyster1635
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 13 — Hemisphere of the Old World

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 13 — Hemisphere of the Old World

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 24 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 24 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 3 — Planetary Orbits

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 3 — Planetary Orbits

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 14 — Ptolemaic Planetary Motions

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 14 — Ptolemaic Planetary Motions

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 25 — Celestial and Terrestrial Hemispheres

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 25 — Celestial and Terrestrial Hemispheres

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 4 — The Copernicus Planisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 4 — The Copernicus Planisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 15 — Opposition and Conjunction of the Planets

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 15 — Opposition and Conjunction of the Planets

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 26 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 26 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 5 — The Copernican World System

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 5 — The Copernican World System

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 16 — Sun in Eccentric Orbit

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 16 — Sun in Eccentric Orbit

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 27 — Southern Stellar Hemisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 27 — Southern Stellar Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 6 — The Tycho Brahe Planisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 6 — The Tycho Brahe Planisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 17 — The Revolution of the Sun around the Earth

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 17 — The Revolution of the Sun around the Earth

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 28 — Southern Hemisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 28 — Southern Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 7 — Brahe's Construction of the World

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 7 — Brahe's Construction of the World

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 18 — The motion of the Moon

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 18 — The motion of the Moon

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 29 — Southern Stellar and Terrestrial Hemisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 29 — Southern Stellar and Terrestrial Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 8 — The Planisphere of Aratus

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 8 — The Planisphere of Aratus

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 19 — Phases of the Moon

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 19 — Phases of the Moon

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 9 — Brahe’s Altitudes of the Planets

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 9 — Brahe’s Altitudes of the Planets

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 20 — Mars, Jupiter & Saturn

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 20 — Mars, Jupiter & Saturn

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 10 — The Sizes of the Celestial Bodies

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 10 — The Sizes of the Celestial Bodies

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 21 — Venus and Mercury

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 21 — Venus and Mercury

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 11 — The Location of the Earth

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 11 — The Location of the Earth

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 22 — First Hemisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 22 — First Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 1 — The Planisphere of Ptolemy

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 1 — The Planisphere of Ptolemy

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 12 — Upright and Oblique Spheres

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 12 — Upright and Oblique Spheres

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 23 — Second Hemisphere

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 23 — Second Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius1660
Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 2 — Ptolemaic Cosmography

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 2 — Ptolemaic Cosmography

Andreas Cellarius1660
Andreas Cellarius

Andreas Cellarius

The first space race

1596-1665
Roses, Convolvulus, Poppies, and Other Flowers

Roses, Convolvulus, Poppies, and Other Flowers

Rachel Ruysch1680
A Nosegay of Roses, Marigolds, Larkspur and a Bumblebee

A Nosegay of Roses, Marigolds, Larkspur and a Bumblebee

Rachel Ruysch1695
Still Life of Flowers on a Table Ledge

Still Life of Flowers on a Table Ledge

Rachel Ruysch1700
Still-Life with Flowers

Still-Life with Flowers

Rachel Ruysch1700
Still Life with Flowers and a Cricket

Still Life with Flowers and a Cricket

Rachel Ruysch1700
Still Life with Flowers on a Marble Tabletop

Still Life with Flowers on a Marble Tabletop

Rachel Ruysch1716
Rachel RuyschPortrait of Rachel Ruysch

Rachel Ruysch

Paint flowers, make money

1664-1750

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