Michaelina Wautier, The Five Senses

Michaelina Wautier, The Five Senses, series of five canvases (Sight, Hearing, Smell, Taste, and Touch), 1650, oil on canvas, 68 x 58 cm or 70 x 61 cm (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Additional resources

Learn more about this series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Center for Netherlandish Art at the MFA Boston


Smarthistory images for teaching and learning:

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Cite this page as: Dr. Christopher D.M. Atkins and Dr. Beth Harris, "Michaelina Wautier, The Five Senses," in Smarthistory, December 8, 2022, accessed December 2, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/michaelina-wautier-the-five-senses/.