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1657 in art

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1657 in art

Events from the year 1657 in art.



  • July - The outbreak of plague in Genoa reaches its height; it results in the deaths of many artists, as well as both the parents of 19-year-old painter Giovanni Battista Gaulli and two of the three sons of Luciano Borzone.
  • Nicolaes van Verendael becomes a member of the Guild of St Luke at Antwerp.
  • Paintings

  • Nicolaes Maes – Portrait of Four Children
  • Nicolas Poussin – The Flight into Egypt
  • Salomon van Ruysdael – View of Deventer Seen from the North-West
  • Diego Velázquez – Las Hilanderas (c.1657)
  • Jan Vermeer – A Girl Asleep
  • Births

  • January - Pieter van Bloemen, Flemish painter (died 1720)
  • May 8 – Martino Altomonte, Italian painter of frescoes (died 1745)
  • October 4 - Francesco Solimena, Italian painter and draughtsman (died 1747)
  • October 8 - Wigerus Vitringa, Dutch seascape painter (died 1725)
  • date unknown
  • Gioseffo Maria Bartolini, Italian painter (died 1725)
  • Louis de Boullogne, French painter and brother of Bon Boullogne (died 1733)
  • Giovanni Evangelista Draghi, Italian painter (died 1712)
  • Gregorio Lazzarini, Italian painter of religious, historical and mythological subjects (died 1730)
  • Pârvu Mutul, Romanian muralist and church painter (died 1735)
  • Giuseppe Nicola Nasini, Italian painter of frescoes, director of Grand-Ducal Academy for the Arts (died 1736)
  • Joseph Vivien, French painter (died 1735)
  • Deaths

  • February 7 - Cesare Dandini, Italian painter (born 1596)
  • February 19 - Evert van Aelst, Dutch still life painter (born 1602)
  • March 7 - Balthasar van der Ast, Dutch Golden Age painter who specialized in still lifes of flowers and fruit (born 1593/1594)
  • April 29 - Jacques Stella, French painter (born 1596)
  • June - Jan Antonisz van Ravesteyn, Dutch painter to the Dutch court in The Hague (born 1572)
  • July - Luigi Baccio del Bianco, Italian architect, engineer, scenic designer and painter (born 1604)
  • August 16 - Pieter Soutman, Dutch Golden Age painter (born 1580)
  • August 19 - Frans Snyders, Flemish still-life master, apprenticed to Pieter II Brueghel (born 1579)
  • September 13 - Jacob van Campen, Dutch artist and architect of the Golden Age (born 1597)
  • October
  • David Bailly, Leiden artist (born 1584)
  • Hendrik Gerritsz Pot, Dutch painter (born 1580)
  • November 29 - Raffaello Vanni, Italian painter for churches of the Baroque period (born 1590)
  • date unknown
  • Bartholomeus Breenbergh, Dutch painter (born 1598)
  • Carlo Bozzoni, Italian painter of the Baroque period (born 1605)
  • Giovanni Paolo Oderico, Italian painter mainly active in Genoa (born 1613)
  • Clara Peeters, Flemish still life painter (born 1594)
  • victims of the Genoa plague
  • Giuseppe Badaracco, Italian painter (born 1588)
  • Bartolomeo Biscaino, Italian painter, active in his native Genoa (born 1632)
  • Giovanni Andrea Biscaino (father of Bartolomeo), Italian painter of landscapes (date of birth unknown)
  • Silvestro Chiesa, Italian painter (b. unknown)
  • Giovanni Battista Mainero, Italian painter from Genoa (born 1600)
  • Francesco Merano, Italian painter mainly active in his native Genoa (born 1619)
  • Giovanni Battista Monti, Italian painter of portraits (date of birth unknown)
  • Giovanni Battista Primi, Italian marine landscapes and portrait painter (date of birth unknown)
  • Giovanni Stefano Verdura, Italian painter of the Baroque period, mainly active in Genoa (date of birth unknown)
  • References

    1657 in art Wikipedia

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