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Notable Baroque Artists (1600-1750)

If you wish to be generally familiar with art history, here is a short list of artists you should know from this period.

NameBirthDeathNationalityMovement(s)Primary MediumRepresentative Works
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo
 NB623 .B5
 N6923 .B5
Fountain of the Four Rivers
Caravaggio, Michelangelo
 ND623 .C26
15731610ItalianBaroquePaintingThe Calling of Saint Matthew
The Supper at Emmaus
Salome Receives the Head of John the Baptist
Rembrandt van Rijn
 ND653 .R4
16061669DutchBaroquePaintingBelshazzar’s Feast
The Night Watch
Rubens, Peter Paul
 ND673 .R9
15771640FlemishBaroquePaintingMassacre of the Innocents
Venus and Adonis
The Three Graces
van Dyck, Anthony
 ND673 .D9
15991641FlemishBaroquePaintingPortrait of a Woman and Child
Samson and Delilah
Velázquez, Diego
 ND813 .V4
15991660SpanishBaroquePaintingThe Surrender of Breda
Las Meninas
The Rokeby Venus
Vermeer, Johannes
 ND653 .V5
16321675DutchBaroquePaintingThe Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Milkmaid