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Still Life: Still Life Painting in the Early Modern Period
     

Still Life: Still Life Painting in the Early Modern Period

by Norbert Schneider
 

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The still life, the most primordial of painting subjects, had its peak between the late Middle Ages and the 17th century. In this book, Norbert Schneider explores the still life insights into changes of mentality and philosophy as well as its role in the history of scientific discoveries and the gradual replacement of the medieval concept of the world.

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The still life, the most primordial of painting subjects, had its peak between the late Middle Ages and the 17th century. In this book, Norbert Schneider explores the still life insights into changes of mentality and philosophy as well as its role in the history of scientific discoveries and the gradual replacement of the medieval concept of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822865231
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Series:
Big Series Art Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
9.74(w) x 12.04(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

NORBERT WOLF is an art historian and the author of several books, including the Erotic Sketchbooks of Klimt, Schiele, Rodin, Picasso, Rembrandt, Kokoschka, Matisse, Modigliani, and Degas, all available from Prestel. He lives in Munich, Germany.

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