Posts Tagged: 16th century art

Dostoevsky – The Idiot

Han’s Holbien’s painting, Christ’s Body in the Tomb had a major impact on Dostoevsky, and the painting became very inspirational to his writing The Idiot. The painting is discussed twice in the novel, and a reproduction of the painting is

Dostoevsky – The Idiot

Han’s Holbien’s painting, Christ’s Body in the Tomb had a major impact on Dostoevsky, and the painting became very inspirational to his writing The Idiot. The painting is discussed twice in the novel, and a reproduction of the painting is

Pieter Bruegel – The Months

In 1565 Pieter Bruegel painted a series of paintings dedicated to the months of the year. He broke the cycle of the year into six stages in six paintings, two months per painting, one of these paintings have been lost,

Pieter Bruegel – The Months

In 1565 Pieter Bruegel painted a series of paintings dedicated to the months of the year. He broke the cycle of the year into six stages in six paintings, two months per painting, one of these paintings have been lost,