Carpaccio: Major Pictorial Cycles

Carpaccio: Major Pictorial Cycles

by Stefania Mason, Stefania Mason Rinaldi
     
 

In this book the native Venetian art scholar Stefania Mason takes the reader through a critical appraisal of the painter Vittore Carpaccio, focusing primarily on the four superb cycles of paintings he executed under commission from the city's confraternities between 1490 and 1520. What emerges from the author's insightful analysis is Carpaccio's unerring vision of…  See more details below

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In this book the native Venetian art scholar Stefania Mason takes the reader through a critical appraisal of the painter Vittore Carpaccio, focusing primarily on the four superb cycles of paintings he executed under commission from the city's confraternities between 1490 and 1520. What emerges from the author's insightful analysis is Carpaccio's unerring vision of the Venice of his times, deftly woven with complex allegorical allusions to create vast narrative tableaux that catered to the Venetian institutions' keen awareness of the power of imagery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788881187379
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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