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Below are biographies and analysis of the work of the artists central to the Baroque movement. Read more about the movement on the Baroque Overview page.

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Italian Sculptor and Architect

Movement: The Baroque

Born: December 7, 1598 - Naples

Died: November 28, 1680 - Rome

Bernini redefined sculpture with iconic works capturing key moments of pleasure and narative.

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Italian Painter

Movements and Styles: High Renaissance, Mannerism

Born: September 29, 1571 - Caravaggio, Lombardy

Died: July 18, 1610 - Porto Ercole, Lombardy

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was an Italian Late Renaissance painter who is considered a master of chiaroscuro. He is known for his hot temper and for making powerful portraits and religious scenes.

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Italian Baroque painter

Movements and Styles: The Baroque, Mannerism

Born: July 8, 1593 - Rome, Italy

Died: c. 1656 - Naples, Italy

Following in the footsteps of Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi's Baroque paintings were some of the most dramatic and dynamic.

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French Painter

Movement: The Baroque

Born: 1604-05 - Chamagne, Duchy of Lorraine, Vosges (now France)

Died: November 21 or 23, 1682 - Rome, Papal States

Claude Lorrain was a Baroque French painter who spent much of his life in Italy. Lorrain was widely celebrated for his landscapes and set the example for the genre for many artists.

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Spanish Painter

Movement: The Baroque

Born: c. December 31, 1617 - Seville, Spain

Died: April 3, 1682 - Seville, Spain

Murillo in his paintings combined a grasp of the sensual world with religious conviction and respect for narrative clarity.

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Dutch Painter, Draftsman, Printmaker

Movements and Styles: The Baroque, Dutch Golden Age

Born: July 15, 1607 - Leiden, the Dutch Republic

Died: October 4, 1669 - Amsterdam

The seventeenth-century Dutch artist is among the premier master painters in Western civilization. Rembrandt's art was characterized by his sweeping Biblical narratives, stunning attention to detail, and masterful use of chiaroscuro, the painterly application of light and shadow.

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Flemish Painter

Movement: The Baroque

Born: June 28, 1577 - Siegen, Westphalia

Died: May 30, 1640 - Antwerp, Belgium

Peter Paul Rubens was a seventeenth-century Baroque painter of richly-toned allegories, historical cycles, and religious scenes. His works are often populated by fleshy female nudes and figures in dramatic, twisting postures.

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Spanish Painter

Movement: The Baroque

Born: June 6, 1599 - Seville, Spain

Died: August 6, 1660 - Madrid, Spain

The Spanish legend Diego Velazquez was one of the leading figures in the Baroque period. Known as a master of detail and light, Velazquez's work has been a significant influence on generations of artists and movements, from Realism to Surrealism.

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Dutch Painter

Movements and Styles: The Baroque, Dutch Golden Age

Born: October 1632 - Delft, The Dutch Republic

Died: December 1675 - Delft, The Dutch Republic

Regarded as one of the foremost masters of Dutch painting, Vermeer specialized in domestic interior scenes with balanced compositions, soft-focus elements, and luminous effects.

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