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Inhaltsangabe: The first comprehensive examination of Gentileschi's art and its pan-European influence, this interpretive study reveals how his art responded to changing artistic tastes and sociocultural influences and dispels the myth that his exquisite paintings came only from "the tip of his brush." It does so by addressing his deliberate stylistic/expressive decisions in considering subject matter, didactic function, scale, medium, physical location, and patronage. Orazio Gentileschi is presented here as the foremost painter among Caravaggio's Roman "followers," and one of the great Italian painters of the seventeenth century. Much of the text is built around events in Gentileschi's personal life- the departure from Rome of Caravaggio (under indictment for murder); the trial of Agostino Tassi (also a painter) for the rape of Orazio's daughter, Atemisia (a well known artist in her own right); a call to France by Marie de'Medici; an invitation to England from the Duke of Buckingham and King Charles I (where he became an offical court painter) - since it was by them, above all, that his career was shaped. The book inlcudes a lengthy Catalogue Raisonne encompassing autograph works, lost works, questionable attributions, and incorrect attributions; appendices summarizing over 100 documens (many not previously cited) concerning Orazio's life and work; and an extensive collection of photographs showing all of Gentileschi's preserved works (canvases, panels, frescoes, mosaics) plus a considerable number of "doubtful" and comparative paintings. Reviewers have commented that "Bissell ... has made recent important archival discoveries"; that "never before ha Orazio Gentileschi's work been approached on a comparable level."
About the Author: R. Ward Bissell received the Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, where he now teaches in the area of art history. Dr. Bissell conducted extensive research in Rome and Florence during preparation of this manuscript, and has contributed articles to professional art history journals.
Titel: Orazio Gentileschi and the Poetic Tradition ...
Verlag: Pennsylvania State University Press
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Buchbeschreibung Pennsylvania State University Press, 1981. Cloth. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Text and images are bright and unmarked; binding is tight and square. Dust jacket shows some light edge wear and there is a 2" tear in the dust jacket at the head of the spine. 240pp + black & white plates. Overseas/Priority shipping at cost. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 053112
Buchbeschreibung The Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park and London, 1981. Buchzustand: ECCELLENTE USATO. IED. INGLESE Legat. edit. in tela con sovr. Illustrata a colori con "Young woman playing a lute", con 237 tavole e illustr. in b / n fuori testo La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 190,00 euro. Buchnummer des Verkäufers Z228-81E
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Buchbeschreibung Pennsylvania State University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. First Edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0271002638
Buchbeschreibung Pennsylvania State University Press. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 0271002638 Like New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers LN6.3041111
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Buchbeschreibung Pennsylvania State University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 271002638