Europe 1300 - 1800

Baroque

While the Protestants criticized the cult of images, the Catholic Church ardently embraced them.

1600 - 1700

Beginner's guide

Catholic artists painted primarily for the Church—while Protestants in Holland painted for the middle class.

Places

Italy

Italy

Flanders

Flanders

Dutch Republic

Dutch Republic

Spain

Spain

France and England

France and England

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