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Delphi Complete Works of Correggio (Illustrated)

by Correggio

<p>The leading painter of the school of Parma, Correggio created some of the most vigorous and sensuous works of the sixteenth century. In his use of dynamic composition, illusionistic perspective and dramatic foreshortening, Correggio ...

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Delphi Complete Works of Donatello (Illustrated)

by Donatello & Peter Russell

<p><strong>The greatest sculptor of the Italian Renaissance, Donatello produced both marble and bronze masterpieces. His revolutionary statues were lauded for their incredible realism, while he also developed his very own form of shallow ...

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Delphi Complete Works of El Greco (Illustrated)

by El Greco & Peter Russell

<p><strong>Doménikos Theotokópoulos, widely known as El Greco (The Greek), was a leading painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. El Greco’s style was enriched with elements of Mannerism and the Venetian Renaissance, adopting ...

ISBN: 9781786565129

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Delphi Complete Works of Giovanni Bellini (Illustrated)

by Giovanni Bellini & Peter Russell

<p><strong>Giovanni Bellini revolutionised Venetian painting, developing a more sensuous and colouristic style. Through his use of clear, slow-drying oil paints, Bellini created deep, rich tints and detailed shadings, producing sumptuous ...

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Delphi Complete Works of Hieronymus Bosch (Illustrated)

by Hieronymus Bosch

<p><strong>The Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch is considered one of the most notable representatives of the Early Netherlandish painting school. His work is renowned for its fantastic imagery, ethereal landscapes, original religious concepts and, ...

ISBN: 9781786565105

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Delphi Complete Works of Masaccio (Illustrated)

by Masaccio & Peter Russell

<p><strong>The first great artist of the Quattrocento period of the Italian Renaissance, Masaccio would have an incredible impact on the course of Western art, in spite of his untimely death at the age of twenty-six. He is noted for his skill in

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Delphi Complete Works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Illustrated)

by Delphi Classics & Pieter Bruegel the Elder

<p><strong>The greatest Flemish painter of the sixteenth century, Pieter Bruegel the Elder produced innovative landscapes and vigorous, witty scenes of peasant life. He exerted a strong influence on painting in the Low Countries and through his ...

ISBN: 9781786565037

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Delphi Complete Works of Tintoretto (Illustrated)

by Tintoretto & Peter Russell

<p><strong>The great Italian Mannerist painter of the Venetian school, Tintoretto was one of the most important artists of the late Renaissance. Due to his phenomenal energy in painting he was termed ‘Il Furioso’ and his works are characterised ...

ISBN: 9781786564962

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Discourse on Voluntary Servitude

Why People Enslave Themselves to Authority

by Etienne de La Boetie

<p>While short in words, <em>Discourse on Voluntary Servitude</em> speaks volumes to all those who value liberty on all levels, but who are currently trapped in the yoke of oppression by the many tyrants in every government and institution. This

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Early Modern Habsburg Women

Transnational Contexts, Cultural Conflicts, Dynastic Continuities

by Anne J. Cruz & Maria Galli Stampino

<p>As the first comprehensive volume devoted entirely to women of both the Spanish and Austrian Habsburg royal dynasties spanning the sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries, this interdisciplinary collection illuminates their complex and often ...

ISBN: 9781317146919

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Fair Jesus

The Gospels According to Italian Painters 1300-1650

by Robert Kiely

<p>“This is a book about how Italian artists of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance interpreted the life, teachings, and miracles of Jesus in their paintings—how they saw Jesus.” Robert Kiely goes through major sections of the Gospels, pausing ...

ISBN: 9781640602601

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Federico Barocci

Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy

by Judith W. Mann

<p>Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533–1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter ...

ISBN: 9781351617260

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Festival Culture in the World of the Spanish Habsburgs

by Fernando Checa Cremades & Laura Fernández–González

<p>In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in Early Modern Festivals. These spectacles articulated the self-image of ruling elites and played out the tensions of the diverse social strata. Responding to the growing academic ...

ISBN: 9781317135609

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Fra Filippo Lippi & Filippino Lippi

(Grove Art Essentials)

by Eliot W. Rowlands & Marilyn Bradshaw

<p>Fra Filippo Lippi, a Carmelite monk who was one of the leading painters in Renaissance Florence, was patronized by the powerful Medici family. His large-scale altarpieces and fresco cycles had a decisive impact on the painting styles of the ...

ISBN: 9780190298029

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Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

by Dalia Judovitz

<p>Not rediscovered until the twentieth century, the works of Georges de La Tour retain an aura of mystery. At first sight, his paintings suggest a veritable celebration of light and the visible world, but this is deceptive. The familiarity of ...

ISBN: 9780823277452

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Giorgio Vasari

(Grove Art Essentials)

by Julian Kliemann

<p>Giorgio Vasari, the &quot;Father of Art History,&quot; first published his Vite in 1550. An instant sensation, the Vite was more than just a chronological sequence of biographies: it was the first critical history of artistic style. This ...

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Historical Dictionary of Renaissance Art

by Lilian H. Zirpolo

<p>The art of the Renaissance is usually the most familiar to non-specialists, and for good reason. This was the era that produced some of the icons of civilization, including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Last Supper and Michelangelo’s ...

ISBN: 9781442264670

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History of Painting

by John Charles Van Dyke

<p>The origin of painting is unknown. The first important records of this art are met with in Egypt; but before the Egyptian civilization the men of the early ages probably used color in ornamentation and decoration, and they certainly scratched

ISBN: 9786050406580

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History of Painting in Three Easy Chapters

by Dan Streja

<p>This history of painting is for people who can&apos;t tell Baroque from Gothic and Neoclassicism from Pre-Raphaelism and do not necessarily want to go there. It is produced by one who was in the same predicament not long ago. However, it is ...

ISBN: 9781301699414

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Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

by Angeliki Pollali & Berthold Hub

<p>Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of ...

ISBN: 9781351578790

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