Below are images of baskets made in the first four decades of the 16th century. Click on any of them to view the work from which it is drawn (in higher resolution).

Bosch, Triptych of Haywain, 1500-02

Bosch, Wayfarer, 1510

Pontormo, Lady with a Basket of Spindles, 1516

Cranach, The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine, c. 1516

Pontormo, Vertumnus and Pomona, 1519-21

Grünewald, St. Dorothy with the Basket of Flowers, c. 1520

David, Madonna and Child with the Milk Soup, c. 1520

van Orley, Holy Family, 1522

van Leyden, Virgil Suspended in a Basket, 1525


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