1558 in art
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The year 1558 in art involved some significant events and new works.
- Benvenuto Cellini begins writing his influential autobiography, focusing not only on his life but on his goldsmith's art, sculpture, and design.
- Juan Bautista Vázquez the Elder returns to Avila to complete the altarpiece at the Monastery of Santa Maria de las Cuevas, left unfinished by Isidro de Villoldo.
- Pieter Bruegel the Elder – Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
- Pierre Reymond – Tazza: Scene from the Book of Proverbs
- Domenico Campagnola – Callisto's Transformation into a Bear after Giving Birth to Arcas
- Tintoretto – Saint George and the Dragon
- Titian - Crucifixion
- Paolo Veronese – Assumption of the Virgin
- January (or February) Hendrik Goltzius, Dutch printmaker, draftsman, and painter (died 1617)
- December 3 - Gregorio Pagani, Italian painter active mainly in Florence (died 1605)
- date unknown
- Giovanni Alberti, Italian painter (died 1601)
- Baldassare Croce, Italian academic painter and director of the Accademia di San Luca (died 1628)
- Honami Kōetsu, Japanese craftsman, founder of the Rinpa school (died 1637)
- Dirk Pietersz, Dutch Golden Age painter (died 1621)
- Juan de las Roelas, Seville-based painter (died 1625)
- Gregorius Sickinger, Swiss painter, draughtsman, and engraver (died 1631)
- Jan de Wael I, Flemish painter of the Baroque period (died 1633)
- January 24 - Gerlach Flicke, German limner and portrait painter working in London
- August 15 - Paul Lautensack, Germain painter and musician (born 1478)
- date unknown - Scipione Sacco, Italian painter of the Renaissance active in Cesena (born 1495)