Flemish Art and Architecture, 1585-1700 / Edition 1

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"This illustrated book provides a complete overview of the art of the Southern Netherlands from 1585 to 1700, the years between the separation of the Southern from Northern provinces and the end of the Spanish rule. Eminent Flemish art historian Hans Vlieghe examines the development of Flemish painting, the activity and influence of Rubens and such other leading masters as Van Dyck and Jordaens, the Antwerp tradition of specialisation among painters, and the sculpture and architecture of this period. He also describes the socio-economic and political conditions that facilitated the rise, evolution and expansion of Flemish art, in particular the Counter Reformation, which stimulated the construction and decoration of new churches according to rules set out by the Council of Trent." Vlieghe organises the book around the pictorial categories of Antwerp's specialists - monumental history, cabinet history, portrait, genre, landscape and architecture, still life, animal and hunting scenes - and discusses the contributions of well known and lesser known artists to each type of painting.
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This beautifully illustrated book provides a complete overview of the art of the Southern Netherlands from 1585 to 1700. The author examines the development of Flemish and specifically Antwerp painting, the work of Rubens and such other leading masters as Van Dyck and Jordaens, and the Antwerp tradition of specialization among painters as well as the sculpture and architecture of this period.

"Hans Vlieghe's long-awaited work on Flemish art offers a detailed and comprehensive overview of the art produced in the south Netherlands from the time of partition up to the end of Spanish-Hapsburg rule. As well as examining the output and influence of leading figures such as Rubens and Van Dyke, Dr. Vlieghe provides the historical, social and cultural context for the development of history painting and other specializations. . . . This book will attract both the informed and general reader."—Alison Smith, Art Newspaper

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Table of Contents

1 Painters and painting between 1585 and 1700 4
2 From the fall of Antmerp to the twelve-year truce (1585-1609) 13
3 The period of the twelve-year truce (1609-1621) 27
4 From the twelve-year truce to the Treaty of Munster (1621-1648) 47
5 After the Treaty of Munster (1648-1700) 92
6 Cabinet-sized history painting 105
7 Portrait painting 117
8 Genre painting 149
9 Landscape and architectural painting 175
10 Still-life painting, animal and hunting pictures 207
11 Sculpture 231
12 Architecture 258
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