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1568 in art

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1568 in art


  • A new, enlarged edition of Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects is published, including a new section on Leonardo da Vinci.
  • Paintings

  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder
  • The Blind Leading the Blind
  • The Peasant Wedding
  • The Tower of Babel
  • El Greco – The Last Supper
  • Gian Paolo Lomazzo – Self-portrait
  • Births

  • January 20 - Ventura Salimbeni, Italian Mannerist painter and printmaker (died 1613)
  • March 16 - Juan Martínez Montañés, also known as el Dios de la Madera, Spanish sculptor (died 1649)
  • May 9 - Guglielmo Caccia called il Moncalvo, Italian painter who specialised in altar-pieces (died 1625)
  • date unknown
  • Alessandro Albini, Italian painter of the early Baroque period (died 1646)
  • Jan Brueghel the Elder, Flemish painter (died 1625)
  • Giovanni Battista Calandra, Italian mosaic artist (died c.1644)
  • Vincenzo Carducci, Italian painter (died 1638)
  • Andrés de la Concha, Spanish painter (died unknown)
  • Adam van Vianen, Dutch Golden Age medallist, engraver and silversmith (died 1627)
  • probable
  • Giuseppe Cesari, known as the Cavaliere d'Arpino, Italian painter (died 1640)
  • Deaths

  • June 5 - Willem Key, Flemish painter (born 1515)
  • date unknown
  • Pierre Bontemps, French sculptor (born 1505)
  • Battista del Moro, Italian painter of the Renaissance period active in his native Verona (born 1512)
  • Lodovico Dolce, Italian art theorist (born 1508/1510)
  • Lucas Gassel, Flemish painter (born 1490)
  • Vincenzo Pagani, Italian painter (born 1490)
  • Luis de Vargas, Spanish painter (born 1502)
  • Wang Guxiang, Chinese landscape painter during the Ming Dynasty (born 1501)
  • 1568/1569 - Jacob Binck, German engraver and painter (born between 1490-1504)
  • References

    1568 in art Wikipedia

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