Tuesday, October 20, 2015

1500s - Women with Unusual Pets

Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566–1633) by Alonso Sanchez Coello (Spanish painter, c 1531-1588) with her pet monkey

c 1530 Jean Clouet (French artist, 1475–1540) Marguerite de Navarre (also known as Marguerite of Angoulême and Margaret of Navarre) the wife of Henry II with her parrot

Francesco Montemezzano (Italian, Venetian, ca. 1540–after 1602). Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel

Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (1528–1588), Portrait of a Lady with a Heron 1550s

1525 Catherine of Aragon (1485–1536) with her monkey. by Lucas Horenbout (1495-1544)

Attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (1490-91)

1505-6 Some attribute this painting to Raphael Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483–1520), Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn (Unsure about the authenticity of the attribution or the animal)

1564 Hermann tom Ring (German artist, 1521–1597) Sisters Ermengard and Walburg von Rietberg Detail from Rietberg Family Portrait 1564 (with pet bird & monkey)

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543). A Lady with a Squirrel & a Starling, c 1526-8

Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (Italian, 1528-1588) St Agnes and Lamb (play on the name Agnes & the Lamb of God (Agnus Dei)

1560 Portrait of a Woman by Francesco Beccaruzzi with live squirrel on table

Anguissola Sofonisba (Italian painter, 1530s-1625) Infantas Isabella Clara Eugenia and Catalina Micaela with pet bird and dog