We looked inside some of the tweets by @EuropeanArtHIST and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
The Peasant Wedding is a 1567 genre painting by the Dutch Renaissance painter and printmaker Pieter Bruegel the Elder, one of his many depicting peasant life. It is now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. #PieterBruegeltheElder enjoyed painting peasants and
The Crucifixion of Saint Peter is a work by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, painted in 1601 for the Cerasi Chapel of Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome. Across the chapel is a second #Caravaggio work depicting the Conversion of Saint Paul on the Road to Damascus (1601).
Banquet Still Life - Adriaen van Utrecht, 1644. Pronkstilleven (Dutch for 'ostentatious', 'ornate' or 'sumptuous' still life) is a style of ornate #stilllife painting, which was developed in the 1640s in Antwerp from where it spread quickly to the Dutch Republic.
Man Smoking a Pipe, Gerard Dou, c. 1650. (Rijksmuseum) #Dou was a master of illusionism. The open book on the sill seems to protrude from the window into our space, and the green curtain hanging from the copper rod is so realistically painted that we are tempted to...