Italian Baroque Art

ISBN-10: 1405139676
ISBN-13: 9781405139670
Edition: 2008
Authors: Susan M. Dixon
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Description: Bringing together important classic and recent secondary literature on the art of Italy, c. 1600-1780, this title examines many of the major artistic themes and issues that scholars in the field continue to grapple with, and that characterize this  More...

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Book details

List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Bringing together important classic and recent secondary literature on the art of Italy, c. 1600-1780, this title examines many of the major artistic themes and issues that scholars in the field continue to grapple with, and that characterize this especially rich, if turbulent, period in the development of art history.

Appearances
What is Baroque?
The Idea of the Painter, the Sculptor and the Architect
Fighting with Style
Bernini's Conception of the Visual Arts: 'Un Bel Composto'
Ars Tornandi: Baroque Architecture and the Lathe
A Taste for Tiepolo
Artistic Practice, Production and Consumption
Practice in the Carracci Academy
Artemisia in Her Father's House
Disegni, Bozzetti, Legnetti and Modelli in Roman Seicento Sculpture
Architects and Clods: The Emergence of Urban Planning in the Context of Palace Architecture in Seventeenth-Century Rome
The Mechanics of Seventeenth-Century Patronage
Scrambling for Scudi: Notes on Painters' Earnings in Early Baroque Rome
The Marketing of Pietro Testa's Poetic Inventions
Inside the Palace: People and Furnishings
Meaning: Conceived and Received
A Comment on the Iconography of Pietro da Cortona's Barberini Ceiling
Seeing the Shroud: Guarini's Reliquary Chapel in Turin and the Ostentation of a Dynastic Relic
Myth and the New Science: Vico, Tiepolo, and the Language of the Optimates
Problems of the Theme
Devotion and Desire: The Reliquary Chapel of Maria Maddalena de'Pazzi
Pastoralism in the Roman Baroque Villa and in Claude Lorrain
Critique of the Past and the New Science
The Role of Classical Models in Bernini's and Poussin's Preparatory Work
The Greek Style and the Prehistory of Neoclassicism
Piranesi and Francesco Bianchini: Capricci in the Service of Pre-Scientific Archaeology
Cigoli's Immacolata and Galileo's Moon: Astronomy and the Virgin in Early Seicento Rome
The Fate of Pictures: Appearance, Truth, and Ambiguity
Lodoli on Function and Representation

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