1669 in art

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Events from the year 1669 in art.


  • Following the fall of Crete to the Ottomans,the Heptanese School, also known as the Ionian Islands' School, succeeds the Cretan school as the leading school of Greek post-Byzantine painting.




Jan de Bray (left) and his family pose as The Banquet of Antony and Cleopatra. By the date of this second version of 1669, most of the models had died of the plague some years before.


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