The Five Eldest Children of Charles I: Creator: Sir Anthony van Dyck (artist) Creation Date: Signed and dated 1637 Acquirer: Charles II, King of Great Britain Royal Collection Trust, The British Monarchy.
Peter Paul Rubens Portrait of Marchesa Brigida Spinola Doria, , National Gallery of Art, Washington. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Portrait of Marchesa Brigida Spinola Doria by Peter Paul Rubens.
Death of the Virgin 1606 - The model Caravaggio used for central figure of the virgin was actually a dead prostitute dragged up from the Tiber. It caused great controversy at the time, but none could deny the genius of the young artist.