Loading

The Tower of Babel

Marten van Valckenborch1595

Old Masters Picture Gallery, Dresden State Art Museums

Old Masters Picture Gallery, Dresden State Art Museums

The subject of "The Tower of Babel" can be viewed as the leitmotif of Dutch Mannerist landscape painting. While the subject had been popular in mural painting and book illuminations since the early Middle Ages, it experienced its greatest circulation in Dutch painting from 1550-1650.

Show lessRead more
  • Title: The Tower of Babel
  • Date Created: 1595
  • Physical Dimensions: w1050 x h755 cm
  • Painter: Marten van Valckenborch the Elder
  • Collection: Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Picture Gallery)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Photograph: Hans Peter Klut/Elke Estel
  • External Link: http://www.skd.museum/

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile