Late 19th - early 20th century
Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley, Countess of Northumberland, and later Countess of Montagu, 1668.
Saint Cecilia Playing the Spinet (c.1620). Gentileschi Orazio (Italian, 1563-1639). Oil on canvas. Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria, Perugia.
He painted in the Mannerist style until c. 1600 when he was exposed to the art of Caravaggio. His Saint Cecilia Playing the Spinet and other works show mundane figures, pushed so close to the foreground that they occupy most of the pictorial space, with dramatic chiaroscuro — all Caravaggist elements