ISBN-10:
0300110006
ISBN-13:
9780300110005
Pub. Date:
11/10/2005
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Titian and Tragic Painting: Aristotle's

Titian and Tragic Painting: Aristotle's "Poetics" and the Rise of the Modern Artist

by Thomas Puttfarken

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ISBN-13: 9780300110005
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 11/10/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas Puttfarken, professor of art history and theory at the University of Essex, is also the author of The Discovery of Pictorial Composition: Theories of Visual Order in Painting, 1400–1800 and Roger de Piles’ Theory of Art, both published by Yale University Press.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvi
Introduction1
Part IOn the Status of Painting in the Renaissance
1Painting, Poetry and the Liberal Arts15
2Imitation, Moral Purpose and Learning41
3Tragedy57
Part IITitian and Tragedy
4The Four Great Sinners77
5Michelangelo and Titian: Terribilita and Tragic Pathos97
6Titian's Mythological Paintings: Problems of Interpretation129
7Titian's poesie for Philip II as Painted Tragedies155
8The Final Tragedies and Titian's 'Late Style'183
Notes205
Bibliography225
Index234
Photograph Credits240

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