Continuity, Innovation, and Connoisseurship: Old Master Paintings at the Palmer Museum of Art

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Continuity, Innovation, and Connoisseurship brings together revised versions of papers first presented at an international symposium of the same name held at The Pennsylvania State University in 1995. Noted Old Master experts were invited to discuss and contextualize key sixteenth- and seventeenth-century paintings in the collection of the Palmer Museum of Art. The papers shed new light on these works, connecting them to important issues in the thematic and stylistic development...

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Overview

Continuity, Innovation, and Connoisseurship brings together revised versions of papers first presented at an international symposium of the same name held at The Pennsylvania State University in 1995. Noted Old Master experts were invited to discuss and contextualize key sixteenth- and seventeenth-century paintings in the collection of the Palmer Museum of Art. The papers shed new light on these works, connecting them to important issues in the thematic and stylistic development of Old Master paintings.

This richly illustrated volume also provides an informative introduction to the Palmer Museum's Renaissance and Baroque collections.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780911209563
  • Publisher: Palmer Museum of Art
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword

Jan Keene Muhlert

Introduction and Acknowledgements

Mary Jane Harris

e Address

Mina Gregori, Director, Roberto Longhi Foundation

1. Michele Tosini: The Artist, the Oeuvre, and the Testament

Heidi Hornik, Baylor University

2. Continuity and Innovation: The Art of Maso da San Friano

Philippe Costamagna, Independent Scholar

3. Master Jacomo, Trophime Bigot, and the Candlelight Master

Leonard J. Slatkes, Queens College, CUNY

4. The Florentine Baroque: Giovan Battista Vanni

Francesca Baldassari, Independent Scholar

5. Marvellous Imitations and Outrageous Parodies: Pietro della Vecchia Revisted

Bernard Aikema, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen

6. The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine of Alexandria: An Unknown Work of Giovanni Battista Boncori, c. 1673-1675, in the Palmer Museum of Art

Erich Schleier, Curator Emeritus, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

Closing Remarks, Kahren J. Arbitman

Biographical Notes on the Symposium Speakers

Exhibition Checklist

Extended Loans

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