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1562 in art

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1562 in art


  • In Venice, sumptuary laws decree that all gondolas must be painted black to prevent lavish displays of wealth.
  • Giorgio Vasari, who had begun work on the Uffizi in Florence in 1560, founds the Academy of Design.
  • Paolo Veronese begins painting The Wedding at Cana (1562-1563).
  • The Medici court astronomer Fra Ignazio Danti paints maps at the Palazzo Vecchio.
  • Tintoretto begins the three paintings of the miracles of St. Mark (1562–66) for the Scuola di San Marco.
  • Flemish artist Hieronymus Cock and Spanish cartographer Diego Gutiérrez produce the map Americae Sive Quartae Orbis Partis Nova Et Exactissima Descriptio.
  • Paintings

  • Pieter Brueghel the Elder paints The Triumph of Death and Dull Gret, both strongly influenced by the style of Hieronymus Bosch.
  • Lattanzio Gambara paints frescos.
  • Titian paints The Death of Actaeon (National Gallery, London; approximate date) and The Rape of Europa (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston).
  • Ludger Tom Ring the Younger paints a pair of upright pictures of iris and lilies.
  • Births

  • May 6 - Pietro Bernini, Italian sculptor and father of the more famous Gianlorenzo Bernini (died 1629)
  • date unknown
  • Fabrizio Castello, Italian painter of Genoese origin settled in Spain (died 1617)
  • Jerónimo Rodriguez de Espinosa, Spanish painter of the Renaissance period (died 1630)
  • Pietro Faccini, Italian painter in styles bridging Mannerism and the nascent Baroque (died 1602/1614)
  • Cornelis van Haarlem, Dutch painter and draughtsman, was one of the leading Mannerist artists in The Netherlands (died 1638)
  • Hendrick Cornelisz Vroom, Dutch painter (died 1640), father of reverse-named painter Cornelis Hendriksz Vroom (1591-1661)
  • Deaths

  • August 1 - Virgil Solis, German draughtsman and printmaker in engraving, etching and woodcut (born 1514)
  • December 6 - Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter credited with the introduction of High Italian Renaissance art to the Netherlands (born 1495)
  • date unknown
  • Francesco del Prato, Italian still-life painter and goldsmith (born unknown)
  • Jean Duvet, French Renaissance goldsmith and engraver (born 1485)
  • Francesco Torbido, Italian painter (born 1486)
  • References

    1562 in art Wikipedia

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