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1541 in art

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1541 in art


  • Michelangelo completes his fresco The Last Judgment on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City.
  • Cardinal Alexander writes to Bishop Marco Vigerio discussing frescoes to be done by Michelangelo for the Cappella Paolina
  • Works

  • Battista Franco Veneziano paints fresco of the Arrest of John the Baptist for the Oratory of San Giovanni Decollato
  • Pietro Negroni paints Adoration of Magi
  • Titian – The Marquis of Vasto addressing his troops
  • Antoine Caron – Dionysius Areopagite and the Eclipse of Sun(image)
  • Births

    date unknown


  • El Greco (or Domenikos Theotokopoulos), painter, sculptor, and architect of the Spanish Renaissance (died 1614)
  • Aert Mijtens, Flemish Renaissance painter (died 1602)
  • Yi Chong, Korean painter (died 1622)
  • Deaths

  • January 6 - Bernard van Orley, Flemish Northern Renaissance painter and draughtsman (born 1487-1491)
  • August - Valentin Bousch, glass painter (born 1490)
  • date unknown
  • Jean Clouet, miniaturist and painter who worked in France during the Renaissance (born 1480)
  • Gerard Horenbout, Flemish miniaturist (born 1465)
  • Stanisław Samostrzelnik, Polish Renaissance painter and Cisterian monk (born 1490)
  • References

    1541 in art Wikipedia