(b. 1540, Antwerpen, d. 1619, Bologna)

Saint Michael the Archangel

Pen, brown ink, wash, heightened with white on paper, 136 x 84 mm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

Calvaert's skill in rendering religious themes can be traced back to his Netherlandish roots, while the way in which he was able to express subtlety of emotion can be derived from the inspiration he drew from Correggio's and Barocci's works.