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Baroque is an artistic style prevalent from the late 16th century to the early 18th century.

The popularity and success of the Baroque style was encouraged by the Roman Catholic Church, which had decided at the time of the Council of Trent that the arts should communicate religious themes in direct and emotional involvement.

The aristocracy also saw the dramatic style of Baroque architecture and art as a means of impressing visitors and expressing triumphant power and control.

Baroque palaces are built around an entrance of courts, grand staircases and reception rooms of sequentially increasing opulence.

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Battle Scene with a Roman Army Besieging a Large City - Juan De La Corte - www.baroque-in-art.org
Battle Scene with a Roman Army Besieging a Large City
Juan De La Corte
Angel Gabriel in Glory with Angel Musicians and Cherubs - Agostino Carracci - www.baroque-in-art.org
Angel Gabriel in Glory with Angel Musicians and Cherubs
Agostino Carracci
Trompe l'oeil, 1702 - Edwart Collier - www.baroque-in-art.org
Trompe l'oeil, 1702
Edwart Collier
Leda and the Swan, from Histoire Universelle, 1740's - Charles-Antoine Coypel - www.baroque-in-art.org
Leda and the Swan, from Histoire Universelle, 1740's
Charles-Antoine Coypel
Three Young White Men and a Black Woman 1632 - Christiaen van Couwenbergh - www.baroque-in-art.org
Three Young White Men and a Black Woman 1632
Christiaen van Couwenbergh
Judith Beheading Holofernes c. 1598 - (Michelangelo) Caravaggio - www.baroque-in-art.org
Judith Beheading Holofernes c. 1598
(Michelangelo) Caravaggio
The Great Fire of London in 1666 - Lieve Verschuier - www.baroque-in-art.org
The Great Fire of London in 1666
Lieve Verschuier
The Drunken Hercules c. 1611 - Peter Paul Rubens - www.baroque-in-art.org
The Drunken Hercules c. 1611
Peter Paul Rubens
Study of a pediment from the Parthenon - Jacques Carrey - www.baroque-in-art.org
Study of a pediment from the Parthenon
Jacques Carrey
Jacob Reproaching Laban 1628 - Hendrick Terbrugghen - www.baroque-in-art.org
Jacob Reproaching Laban 1628
Hendrick Terbrugghen
The Fall Of Man - Jacob Jordaens - www.baroque-in-art.org
The Fall Of Man
Jacob Jordaens
Venus and the Three Graces Surprised by a Mortal, 1631... - Jacques Blanchard - www.baroque-in-art.org
Venus and the Three Graces Surprised by a Mortal, 1631...
Jacques Blanchard
Achilles Dragging the Body of Hector around the Walls... - Donato Creti - www.baroque-in-art.org
Achilles Dragging the Body of Hector around the Walls...
Donato Creti
Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull and Hour-Glass - Philippe de Champaigne - www.baroque-in-art.org
Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull and Hour-Glass
Philippe de Champaigne
Flora with Putti Strewing Flowers (detail) 1696 - Adriaen Van Der Werff - www.baroque-in-art.org
Flora with Putti Strewing Flowers (detail) 1696
Adriaen Van Der Werff
King Midas Judging The Musical Contest Between Apollo... - Filippo Lauri - www.baroque-in-art.org
King Midas Judging The Musical Contest Between Apollo...
Filippo Lauri
Martha Rebuking Mary for her Vanity after 1660 - Guido Cagnacci - www.baroque-in-art.org
Martha Rebuking Mary for her Vanity after 1660
Guido Cagnacci
Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus c. 1617 - Peter Paul Rubens - www.baroque-in-art.org
Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus c. 1617
Peter Paul Rubens
Amor Victorious 1602-03 - (Michelangelo) Caravaggio - www.baroque-in-art.org
Amor Victorious 1602-03
(Michelangelo) Caravaggio
Apollo Flaying Marsyas 1637 - Jusepe de Ribera - www.baroque-in-art.org
Apollo Flaying Marsyas 1637
Jusepe de Ribera
The Fall of Icarus - Carlo Saraceni - www.baroque-in-art.org
The Fall of Icarus
Carlo Saraceni
Vanitas Flower Still Life - Willem Van Aelst - www.baroque-in-art.org
Vanitas Flower Still Life
Willem Van Aelst
Two Trees c. 1625 - Hercules Seghers - www.baroque-in-art.org
Two Trees c. 1625
Hercules Seghers
The Archangel Michael Vanquishing the Devil - Antonio Maria Viani - www.baroque-in-art.org
The Archangel Michael Vanquishing the Devil
Antonio Maria Viani
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