(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Baroque

Dates: 1590-1640

First stage of Baroque, with many artists all over Europe who closely followed Caravaggio's style of strong Chiaroscuro.
People associated with this movement
Dirck van BaburenDutch, 1595-162412 artworks
Giovanni BaglioneItalian, 1566-164316 artworks
Jan van BijlertDutch, 1597-167130 artworks
Valentin de BoulogneFrench, 1591-163243 artworks
Giovanni Battista CaraccioloItalian, 1578-16358 artworks
CaravaggioItalian, 1571-161069 artworks
Bartolomeo CavarozziItalian, 1590-162511 artworks
Georges de la TourFrench, 1593-165245 artworks
Cecco del CaravaggioItalian, 1610-16258 artworks
Domenico FettiItalian, 1589-162365 artworks
Artemisia GentileschiItalian, 1593-165233 artworks
Orazio GentileschiItalian, 1563-163939 artworks
Gerard van HonthorstDutch, 1592-165694 artworks
Bartolomeo ManfrediItalian, 1582-162215 artworks
Mattia PretiItalian, 1613-169932 artworks
Nicolas RégnierBelgian, 1591-166724 artworks
Jusepe de RiberaSpanish, 1591-1652100 artworks
Carlo SaraceniItalian, 1579-162013 artworks
Gerard SeghersBelgian, 1591-165116 artworks
Leonello SpadaItalian, 1576-16224 artworks
Massimo StanzioneItalian, 1586-165612 artworks
Matthias StomDutch, 1600-165024 artworks
Hendrick TerbrugghenDutch, 1588-162951 artworks
Nicolas TournierFrench, 1590-163915 artworks
Claude VignonFrench, 1593-167024 artworks
Simon VouetFrench, 1590-164973 artworks
Francisco de ZurbaránSpanish, 1598-1664107 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Saint Hugo in the Refectory
Francisco de Zurbarán

St. Catherine of Alexandria
Artemisia Gentileschi

Judith and her Maidservant
Artemisia Gentileschi

Ulysses and Circe
Jan van Bijlert

Pilate Washing His Hands
Hendrick Terbrugghen

Agnus Dei (the Lamb of God)
Francisco de Zurbarán

Vision of Saint Peter Nolasco
Francisco de Zurbarán

Saint Onophrius
Jusepe de Ribera

Esther before Ahasuerus
Artemisia Gentileschi

Valentin de Boulogne

Christ Carrying the Cross
Orazio Gentileschi

Portrait of Fray Diego Deza
Francisco de Zurbarán

Woman Playing the Guitar
Gerard van Honthorst
Important dates
Founding date:  1590

End date:  1640
Why 1640?: Death of the first generation of Baroque artists. Then the style evolved towards more clearer compositions.