Key Monuments of the Baroque / Edition 1

Key Monuments of the Baroque / Edition 1

by Laurie Schneider Adams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813334306

ISBN-13: 9780813334301

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Westview Press

The most important works of art and the artists who created them of the Baroque period and style from about 1600 to 1750 are described and analyzed clearly and thoroughly from various points of view. The book covers Mannerist precursors, Baroque painting, sculpture and architecture in Rome, Velázquez in Spain, French Baroque, Flemish Baroque, Dutch painting in

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The most important works of art and the artists who created them of the Baroque period and style from about 1600 to 1750 are described and analyzed clearly and thoroughly from various points of view. The book covers Mannerist precursors, Baroque painting, sculpture and architecture in Rome, Velázquez in Spain, French Baroque, Flemish Baroque, Dutch painting in the seventeenth century, and Late Baroque and Rococo. Artists included are Cellini, Veronese, Vignola, Alberti, Bramante, Bernini, Borromini, Caravaggio, Gentileschi, Caracci, Velázquez, Poussin, Le Vau, Rubens, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Ruisdael, Claesz, Vermeer, Wren, Watteau, Neumann, and Chardin. Includes a glossary, a bibliography of works cited, and suggested readings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813334301
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
ICON EDITION
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
1Introduction to the Baroque1
2Baroque Architecture and Sculpture in Rome15
3Baroque Painting in Rome37
4Velazquez and the Court of Philip IV55
5French Baroque73
6Baroque Painting in Flanders and England95
7Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting I: Rembrandt115
8Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting II: Landscape, Still Life, and Vermeer137
9Late Baroque and Rococo155
Glossary of Art-Historical Terms173
Bibliography177
Index181

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