45+ Best Baroque Period Paintings & designs

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Baroque was popular in the period preceding the 17 century and it was encouraged by Catholic Church. Baroque artists could communicate themes that were of religious nature and the artwork drew direct and emotional involvement. This art is characterized by rich deep color, dark shadows, intense light, and great drama. Most of the baroque artists of those times chose the dramatic point or the moment when an action was occurring. For example, one baroque art of Goliath and David shows the action of David hurling the stone at Goliath, the giant. The aim of this form of art was to evoke emotions and passions instead of depicting calm rationality that was praised in the times of Renaissance. The artwork, which is associated with Baroque period, features complex styles and contradictions. However, in general, the work evokes emotions by creating appeal to senses in dramatic ways. Among the qualities of this artwork are sensuous richness, grandeur, vitality, drama, tension, movement, and emotional exuberance. There are certain things to look for in a baroque period paintings and they include images that are direct, obvious as well as dramatic. There are also extravagant settings of scenes and ornamentation. The color patterns and themes are vivid with main action point of an event being featured. Moreover, baroque period paintings feature continuous overlap of elements and figures. The depictions from the artwork also feel physiologically and physically real with a lot of emotional intense. The art tries to draw the attention of viewers to participate in the scene. See more: Pointillist Paintings

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Baroque Period Paintings

baroque period paintings

 

Virgin Of The Ghiara By Ludovico Lana(1597-1646)

virgin of the ghiara

 

Baroque Period Painting By Caravaggio(1573-1610)

caravaggio 1573 16102

 

Flight Into Egypt By Carlo Dolci

the flight into egypt

 

Fortune Teller By Caravaggio(1571-1610)

the fortune teller

 

Baroque Period Painting By Anthony van Dyck(1599-1641)

anthony van dyck 1599 1641

 

Landscape Baroque Oil Painting

baroque oil painting

 

Baroque Period Painting By Charles Le Brun(1619-1690)

charles le brun 1619 16901

 

Crowning With Thorns By Dirck van Baburen(1595-1624)

crowning with thorns

 

The Procuress By Gerard van Honthorst

the procuress

 

Baroque Period Painting By Nicolas Poussin(1594-1665)

nicolas poussin 1594 166511

 

Allegory Of Music By Caravaggio

allegory of music

 

Annunciation Art Print By Giovanni Odazzi

moses art print

 

Finamorata By Patrick Anthony Pierson

finamorata

 

Baroque Period Painting By Caravaggio(1573-1610)

caravaggio 1573 16105

 

Baroque Period Painting By Nicolas Poussin(1594-1665)

nicolas poussin

 

Baroque Period Painting By Diego Velazquez (1599-1660)

diego velazquez 1599 1660

 

Virgin and Child Embracing Art Print By Giovanni Battista Salvi

virgin and child embracing art print

 

Baroque Period Painting By Charles Le Brun

apotheosis of king louis

 

Baroque Period Painting By Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665)

nicolas poussin 1594 16651

 

Baroque Period Painting By Jean Nocret

family of louis xiv 1670 art print

 

Detail Of The Annunciation By Titian(1488-1576)

detail of the annunciation

 

Baroque Period Painting By Adriaen Brouwer(1605-1638)

adriaen

 

Baroque Period Painting By Rembrandt(1606-1669)

rembrandt 1606 1669

 

Baroque Period Painting By Jean Nocret

family of louis xiv 1670 art print1

 

Baroque Period Painting By Anthony van Dyck(1599-1641)

anthony van dyck 1599 16411

 

Baroque Period Painting By Gerrit Dou (1613-1675)

gerrit dou 1613 1675

 

Baroque Period Painting By Peter Paul Rubens(1577-1640)

peter paul rubens 1577 16401

 

Baroque Period Painting By Caravaggio(1573-1610)

caravaggio 1573 16104

 

Crowning With Thorns

crowning with thorns1

 

Baroque Period Painting By Adriaen Brouwer(1605-1638)

adriaen

 

Baroque Period Painting By Caravaggio(1573-1610)

caravaggio 1573 1610

 

Baroque Period Painting By Annibale Carracci (1560-1609)

annibale carracci 1560 1609

 

Baroque Period Painting Annibale Carracci (1560-1609)

annibale carracci 1560 16092

 

Baroque Period Painting By Jacob Jordaens(1593-1678)

jacob jordaens 1593 1678

 

Baroque Period Painting By Johannes Vermeer(1632-1675)

johannes vermeer

 

Baroque Period Painting By Charles Le Brun(1619-1690)

charles le brun 1619 1690

 

Baroque Period Painting By Rembrandt(1606-1669)

rembrandt

 

Baroque Period Painting By Orazio Gentileschi(1563-1639)

orazio gentileschi1563 1639

 

Annunciation Art Print

annunciation art print1

 

General Still Lifes Balthasar van der Ast

general still lifes balthasar van der ast

 

Baroque Period Painting By Jan Vermeer (1632-1675)

jan vermeer 1632 1675

 

Baroque Period Painting By Guido Reni(1575-1642)

guido reni 1575 1642

 

Baroque Period Painting By Caravaggio(1573-1610)

caravaggio 1573 16103

 

Baroque Period Painting By Peter Paul Rubens(1577-1640)

peter paul rubens 1577 1640

 

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