Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy Collections From the Renaissance to the Baroque

ナンシー美術館 Nancy

In this issue, we will focus mainly on painters from the Renaissance to the Baroque among the works on display at the Musée de Nancy.

There are many painters who have had a profound influence on the next generation, from Perugino to da Vinci and Michelangelo’s pupils, Rubens and Poussin.

The Renaissance period was a period of development for Western painting, from which a variety of art forms emerged.

Now let me introduce you to some of them.

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  1. Taddeo di Bartolo (1363-1422)
  2. Perugino (1446-1523)
  3. Francesco de Tatti (1470-1532)
  4. Joos van Cleve (1485-1540)
  5. Wilhelm Stetter (1487-1552)
  6. Marinus van Reymerswale (1490-1546)
  7. Giovanni Antonio Sogliani (1492-1544)
  8. Lucas van Leyden (1494-1533)
  9. Giampietrino (1495-1549)
  10. Maître du Saint-Sang (1500?)
  11. Matthias Gerung (1500-1570)
  12. Jan Sanders van Hemessen (1500-1566)
  13. Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574)
  14. Tintoretto (1518-1594)
  15. Joachim Beuckelaer (1533-1570)
  16. Federico Barocci (1535-1612)
  17. Pieter Pietersz (1540-1603)
  18. Federico Zuccaro (1542-1609)
  19. Frans Francken I (1542-1616)
  20. Nosadella (1549-1571)
  21. Domenico Passignano (1559-1638)
  22. Wenceslas Cobergher (1561-1634)
  23. Joos de Momper (1564-1635)
  24. Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651)
  25. Girolamo da Ponte (1566-1621)
  26. Frans Pourbus le Jeune (1569-1622)
  27. Guido Reni (1575-1642)
  28. Jacques Bellange (1575-1616)
  29. Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)
  30. Matteo Rosselli (1578-1650)
  31. Gaspar de Crayer (1584-1669)
  32. Cornelis de Vos (1585-1651)
  33. Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
  34. Claude Deruet (1588-1660)
  35. Domenico Fetti (1589-1623)
  36. Gerard Seghers (1591-1651)
  37. Georges de La Tour (1593-1652)
  38. Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665)
  39. Jan van Goyen (1596-1656)
  40. Pierre de Cortone (1596-1669)
  41. Johann Ulrich Loth (1599-1662)
  42. Tommaso Luini (1601-1636)
  43. Jan Brueghel (1601-1678)
  44. Philippe de Champaigne (1602-1674)
  45. Theodoor van Thulden (1606-1669)
  46. Charles Dauphin (1615-1677)
  47. Jan Looten (1617-1681)
  48. Giovanni Maria Morandi (1622-1717)
  49. Pieter Boel (1626-1674)
  50. Johann Karl Loth (1632-1698)
  51. Giuseppe Recco (1634-1695)
  52. Summary

Taddeo di Bartolo (1363-1422)

Taddeo di Bartolo

Vierge à l’enfant (1396/67) left side

Francesco Traini (1321-1365) Saint Paul (1344/45) right side

The painter was born in Siena, Italy.

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Perugino (1446-1523)


Vierge à l’Enfant avec saint Jean-Baptiste et deux anges (1505)

He spent some time as an apprentice with Leonardo da Vinci and others.

He is also famous for his murals in the Sistine Chapel and Vatican City.

He was also Raphael’s teacher.

Francesco de Tatti (1470-1532)

Francesco de Tatti

Vierge à l’Enfant accompagnée par deux anges (1512)

He was a painter active during the Renaissance.

Joos van Cleve (1485-1540)

Joos van Cleve

Le Mariage mystique de sainte Catherine (1514)

Flemish painter.

Wilhelm Stetter (1487-1552)

Wilhelm Stetter

Wilhelm-stetter-la-decollation-de-saint-jean-baptiste (1515)

Wilhelm Stetter

Ecce Homo (1521) left

La Mise au tombeau (1536) center

L’Apparition du Christ à Marie-Madlene (1523) right

Born in Strasbourg, he was an Alsatian Renaissance painter.

Marinus van Reymerswale (1490-1546)

Marinus van Reymerswale

Les Compteurs d’argent

Dutch, Renaissance painter.

Giovanni Antonio Sogliani (1492-1544)

Giovanni Antonio Sogliani

Tobie conduit par l’ange (1515)

He was an Italian painter active during the Renaissance.

Lucas van Leyden (1494-1533)

Lucas van Leyden

La Passion du Christ

He is a leading Renaissance painter and a very highly regarded artist.

Giampietrino (1495-1549)

Christ au roseau

Christ au roseau

He is famous as a pupil of Leonardo da Vinci.

Maître du Saint-Sang (1500?)

Maître du Saint-Sang

Déposition de croix avec Joseph d’Arimathie

Painter active between 1510 and 1520.

Matthias Gerung (1500-1570)

Matthias Gerung

L’enlevement d’Helene (1530/31)

German painter and woodcut artist.

Jan Sanders van Hemessen (1500-1566)

Jan Sanders

Le Christ chassant les marchands du Temple (1556)

He was a Flemish Renaissance painter.

Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574)

Giorgio Vasari

La Sainte Trinité (1558)

As well as being a painter and architect, he is also famous for compiling art history.

He was also a pupil of Michelangelo.

It is also famous for being the first to use the term ‘renaissance’ in print.

Tintoretto (1518-1594)


Déploration du Christ (1580)

Mannerist painter, active mainly in Venice.

He was competing with Veronese.

Joachim Beuckelaer (1533-1570)

Joachim Beuckelaer

Marché avec l’Ecce Homo (1561)

He was a Flemish painter who painted markets and kitchens.

Federico Barocci (1535-1612)

Federico Barocci

L’Annunciation (1596/1612)

Italian painter, considered one of the pioneers of Baroque.

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Pieter Pietersz (1540-1603)

Pieter Pietersz

Laissez venir à moi les petits enfants (1580-1590)

Dutch, Renaissance painter.

Federico Zuccaro (1542-1609)

Federico Zuccaro

Piefà avec des anges (1570)

He was a Mannerist painter and worked in various countries as well as in Italy.

Frans Francken I (1542-1616)

Frans Francken I

Le Calvaire 

Flemish painter, mainly painted altarpieces.

Nosadella (1549-1571)


Sainte Famille avec sainte Elisabeth (1545/50)

Italian, Mannerist painter.

Domenico Passignano (1559-1638)

Domenico Passignano

Les adieux de saint Pierre et de saint Paul 

Italian, late Renaissance painter.

Wenceslas Cobergher (1561-1634)

Wenceslas Cobergher

Les apprêts du martyre de saint Sébastien (1599)

He was also a painter and architect.

He was paid more by the Grand Duke of Albert, Holland, than Rubens and Bruegel.

Joos de Momper (1564-1635)

Joos de Momper

Fête de village flamand  upper

Jan Tilens (1589-1630) La Tour en ruine (1625) lower

Flemish landscape painter, said to have been strongly influenced by Bruegel.

Jan Tilens is another Flemish painter who mainly painted mythological scenes.

Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651)

Abraham Bloemaert

Prédication de saint Jean-Baptiste (1620)

Dutch painter and representative of Mannerism, but in his later years he turned towards Classicism.

It depicts John the Baptist preaching.

Girolamo da Ponte (1566-1621)

Girolamo da Ponte

Déluge (1590)

He is a Mannerist painter.

Frans Pourbus le Jeune (1569-1622)

Frans Pourbus le Jeune

L’Annonciation (1619)

He mainly painted portraits.

Guido Reni (1575-1642)

Guido Reni

Le Christ ressuscité apparaissant à sa mère (1632)

Baroque painter, influenced by Caravaggio and Raphael.

At the time he was considered the most famous painter in Italy.

Jacques Bellange (1575-1616)

Jacques Bellange

Le Ravissement de saint François (1600/1605)

He is well known as a printmaker.

Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)

La Transfiguration

La Transfiguration (1605)

Peter Paul Rubens

Jonas jeté à la mer (1618) 上段

Jésus marchant sur les eaux (1618) 下段

Rubens is said to have had the greatest influence on the Baroque style.

The impact on later generations of painters has been immeasurable.

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Matteo Rosselli (1578-1650)

Saint Jean l'Evangéliste

Saint Jean l’Evangéliste (1620/25)

He was an Italian painter who painted many historical paintings.

Gaspar de Crayer (1584-1669)

Gaspar de Crayer

Saint Charles de Borromée donnant la Sainte Communion aux pestiférés de Milan (1668)

Painter born in Antwerp.

It is strongly influenced by Rubens.

Cornelis de Vos (1585-1651)

Cornelis de Vos

La Continence de Scipion (1630)

Vos, a Flemish painter, painted mainly portraits.

He had a close relationship with Rubens.

Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)

Giuseppe Vermiglio

L’Incrédulité de saint Thomas 

The painter was influenced by Caravaggio.

Claude Deruet (1588-1660)

Claude Deruet

Portrait équestre de Madame de Saint-Baslemont (1646)

Painter born in Nancy.

During his stay in Italy, he is also known to have painted the Japanese Tsunenaga Hasekura.

This work depicts the wife of the lord of Saint-Baslemont.

L'enlèvement des sabines

L’enlèvement des sabines (1640/1650)

Domenico Fetti (1589-1623)

Domenico Fetti

La Mélancolie (1614)

He was a painter active in Rome, Mantova and Venice.

It is said to have been influenced by Rubens.

Gerard Seghers (1591-1651)

Gerard Seghers

Le Christ après la flagellation (1620/25)

Flemish painter, influenced by Caravaggio in his early years and Rubens in his later years.

Georges de La Tour (1593-1652)

La Femme à la puce

La Femme à la puce (1638)

Influenced by Caravaggio, the painter used contrasts of light and dark.

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665)

Nicolas Poussin

Entrée du Christ à Jérusalem (1642)

He is a leading French Baroque painter.

However, most of its works were painted in Rome.

Jan van Goyen (1596-1656)

Les Patineurs

Les Patineurs (1649)

Dutch painter.

He was a painter who left behind a very large number of works, and more than 1,000 of them are still identified today.

Pierre de Cortone (1596-1669)

Pierre de Cortone

La Sibylle de Tibur annonçant à Auguste l’avènement du Christ (1660)

Italian, Baroque painter and architect.

The ceiling paintings of the Palazzo Barberini in Rome are his masterpiece.

Johann Ulrich Loth (1599-1662)

Johann Ulrich Loth

Isaac envoie Esaü à la chasse (1637)

Baroque painter.

Tommaso Luini (1601-1636)

Tommaso Luini

La Circoncision (1632)

Italian, Baroque painter and follower of Caravaggio.

Jan Brueghel (1601-1678)

Jan Brueghel

Ne me touchez pas (1625)

He was a Flemish Baroque painter and his father was also a famous painter.

Philippe de Champaigne (1602-1674)

Philippe de Champaigne

La Charité (1635/36)

Brussels-born painter, active in Paris.

Theodoor van Thulden (1606-1669)

Theodoor van Thulden

Persée et Andromède (1646)

He was a Dutch altarpiece and religious painter.

He worked frequently with Rubens.

Charles Dauphin (1615-1677)

Le Mépris du Monde

Le Mépris du Monde (1645)

Le Christ chassant les marchands du Temple

Le Christ chassant les marchands du Temple (1663)

The painter was born in Nancy.

Jan Looten (1617-1681)

Les Grands Chênes

Les Grands Chênes (1644/1645)

Dutch landscape painter.

He lived in the UK in his later years.

Giovanni Maria Morandi (1622-1717)

Giovanni Maria Morandi

Le Pape Alexandre VII porté à la procession du Corpus Domini (1657)

Italian, Baroque painter.

Pieter Boel (1626-1674)

Pieter Boel

Étude de faucons (1669/71)

Flemish painter, who mainly painted still-life and animal paintings.

He was particularly innovative in his animal paintings.

Johann Karl Loth (1632-1698)

Johann Karl Loth

Saint Jérôme (1655)

A Baroque painter, he spent most of his life in Venice.

Giuseppe Recco (1634-1695)

Giuseppe Recco

Nature morte, écrevisse et poissons (1680)

Italian Baroque painter, who mainly painted still lifes.

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