During our visit at the San Diego Museum of art we spent time in the galley with “genre” paintings that includes landscapes, still life and interiors. Around 1600 a shift took place with the rise of naturalism.
|Painting by Juan Sanchez Cotan|
|Venice Canal by Bernardo Bellotto|
|Grand Canal by Giovanni Canaletto|
|The Penetant Saint by El Greco|
The gallery with European devotion art spans 1550-1850. Religious
Institutions commissioned artists and architects to build and decorate places of worship, from cathedrals to monasteries and hospitals.