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From Caravaggio to Artemisia : essays on painting in seventeenth-century Italy and France /
Richard E. Spear.
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London : Pindar Press, 2002.
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ii, 619 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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1899828494
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London : Pindar Press, 2002.
isbn
1899828494
catalogue key
4790041
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This volume brings together more than thirty of Richard Spear's most important articles and selected chapters from his main books, organized in three sections, Caravaggio and Caravaggism, Italy and France, and Bolognese Painters. The author provides important addenda and retrospective critical reflections on each of the essays. Contents: Caravaggio and Caravaggism: Caravaggio and His Followers Caravaggisti at the Palazzo Pitti 'The International Caravaggesque Movement' by Benedict Nicolson Stocktaking in Caravaggio Studies The Critical Fortune of a Realist Painter Leonardo, Raphael, and Caravaggio Artemisia Gentileschi: Ten Years of Fact and Fiction Caravaggio's 'Death of the Virgin' by Pamela Askew Saints and Sinners Italy and France: Baciccio's Pendant Paintings of 'Venus and Adonis' Baciccio's 'Venus and Adonis': A Postscript Studies in Conservation and Connoisseurship: Problematic Paintings by Manfredi, Saraceni and Guercino Johann Liss Reconsidered Princeton: Italian Baroque Paintings Notes on Naples in the Seicento The Literary Sources of Poussin's 'Realm of Flora' On the Relationship between Subject and Decorative Modes in Baroque Fresco Cycles A New Book on La Tour 'The French Painters of the Seventeenth Century' by Christopher Wright Reni contre Dominiquin dans la litterature d'art francaise du XVIIe siecle Bolognese Painters: Domenichino and the Farnese 'Loggia del Giardino' Preparatory Drawings by Domenichino The Cappella della Strada Cupa: a Forgotten Domenichino Chapel Bolognese Paintings in Florence A Forgotten Landscape Painter: Giovanni Battista Viola Domenichino's Artistic Personality Domenichino Addenda Re-viewing the 'Divine Guido' Guercino's 'Prix-fixe': Observations on Studio Practices and Art Marketing in Emilia "Martyr", "Mary Magdalene" and "Di sua mano" from 'The "Divine" Guido: Religion, Sex, Money and Art in the World of Guido Reni' Guido's Grace Additional Notes Index.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Caravaggio and Caravaggism: Introductionp. 1
Caravaggio and His Followersp. 6
Caravaggisti at the Palazzo Pittip. 77
The International Caravaggesque Movementp. 89
Stocktaking in Caravaggio Studiesp. 99
The Critical Fortune of a Realist Painterp. 113
Leonardo, Raphael, and Caravaggiop. 129
Caravaggio's Death of the Virginp. 169
A Favourable Fussp. 173
Artemisia Gentileschi: Ten Years of Fact and Fictionp. 181
Italy and France: Introductionp. 225
Baciccio's Pendant Paintings of 'Venus and Adonis'p. 228
Baciccio's 'Venus and Adonis': A Postscriptp. 242
On the Relationship between Subject and Decorative Modes in Baroque Fresco Cyclesp. 247
Studies in Conservation and Connoisseurship: Problematic Paintings by Manfredi, Saraceni and Guercinop. 262
Johann Liss Reconsideredp. 289
Princeton: Italian Baroque Paintingsp. 319
Notes on Naples in the Seicentop. 329
The Literary Source of Poussin's Realm of Florap. 355
A New Book on La Tourp. 371
Reni vs. Domenichino in Seventeenth-Century French Art Criticismp. 380
Bolognese Painters: Introductionp. 393
Domenichino and the Farnese 'Loggia del Giardino'p. 399
The Cappella della Strada Cupa: a Forgotten Domenichino Chapelp. 409
Bolognese Paintings in Florencep. 435
A Forgotten Landscape Painter: Giovanni Battista Violap. 451
Domenichino's Artistic Personality and Intellectual Concernsp. 487
Guercino's 'Prix-fixe'; Observations on Studio Practices and Art Marketing in Emiliap. 535
Guido's Gracep. 564
Bibliography of Richard Spearp. 601
Indexp. 607
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