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Land of the Winged Horseman Art in Poland, 1572-1764

ISBN-10: 0300079184

ISBN-13: 9780300079180

Edition: 1999

Authors: Jan K. Ostrowski, Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Piotr Krasny, Kazimierz Kuczman, Adam Zamoyski

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During the golden years of the Baroque era, Poland produced extraordinary works of fine and decorative art because of its ties to both the West and the East. This catalogue is a showcase of fine examples of art that have survived over the years.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/8/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 380
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 5.192
Language: English

Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann is professor in the department of art and archaeology at Princeton University. He is author of many books, including the award-winning The School of Prague: Painting at the Court of Rudolf II; Court, Cloister and City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe; and Towards a Geography of Art.

Adam Zamoyski was born in New York, was educated at Oxford, & lives in London. His other books include biographies of Chopin & Paderewski & a history of Poland.

Honorary Committee
Message from the President of the Republic of Poland
Acknowledgments
Lenders to the Exhibition
Participating Museums
Preface
Introduction
Definition and Self-Definition in Polish Culture and Art
History of Poland in the 16th-18th Centuries
Map of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth c. 1600-1650
Polish Baroque Art in Its Social and Religious Context
Mechanisms of Contact between Polish and European Baroque
The Impact of the Orient on the Culture of Old Poland
Architecture in Poland 1572-1764
Note to the Reader
Catalogue
The Monarchy
The Magnate Class
The Military
Religion
Decorative Arts
Biographies of Artists
Significant Political Events in Poland, c. 1550-1770
Glossary
Bibliography
Index of Exhibited Works