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What paintings say : 100 masterpieces in detail
What paintings say : 100 masterpieces in detail
Hagen, Rose-Marie2016
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This important addition to our understanding of art historys masterworks puts some of the world's most famous paintings under a magnifying glass to uncover their most small and subtle elements and all they reveal about a bygone time, place, and culture.
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Imprint:
Köln : Taschen, 2016
Collation:
785 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 768-783)
Contents:
Fragment of a wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun : before 1350 BC / anonymous -- The Empress Theodora with her retinue : c. 547 / anonymous -- The night revels of Han Xizai : c. 960 / Gu Hongzhong -- The Bayeux tapestry : after 1066 / anonymous -- Two miniatures from the Maqamat of al-Hariri : 1237 / Al-Wasiti -- Miniature from Christine de Pizan's "Book of the city of ladies" : c. 1405 / anonymous -- The little garden of paradise : c. 1410 / Upper Rhenish master -- The Mérode triptych : Annunciation triptych/Mérode altarpiece, in which Joseph is seen making mousetraps : c. 1422/1430 / Robert Campin -- St. George : 1435/1438 / Antonio Pisano, called Pisanello -- The Arnolfini marriage : 1434 / Jan van Eyck -- The battle of San Romano : c. 1435 / Paolo Uccello -- St. Nicholas of Bari : 1437 / Fra Angelico -- The Melun diptych : c. 1456 / Jean Fouquet -- Tobias and the angel : c. 1469 / Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo -- Ludovico Gonzaga and his family : c. 1470 / Andrea Mantegna -- The Passion : c. 1470/1471 / Hans Memling -- Window miniature : 1470/1480 / Master of the Hours of Mary of Burgundy -- The Portinari Altar : c. 1475 / Hugo van der Goes -- The birth of Venus : c. 1486 / Sandro Botticelli -- The haywain : 1485/1490 / Hieronymus Bosch -- The ship of the Argonauts : c. 1480/1490 / Ercole de' Roberti/Lorenzo Costa -- St. George and the dragon : 1502/1507 / Vittore Carpaccio -- The knight, the maiden, and death : before 1503 / Hans Baldung Grien -- Christ among the doctors : 1506 / Albrecht Dürer -- The creation of Adam : 1508/1512 / Michelangelo Buonarotti -- The Sistine Madonna : 1512/1513 / Raphael -- The Isenheim Altar : 1512-1516 / Matthias Grünewald -- The judgement of Paris : 1516/1528 / Niklaus Manuel Deutsch -- Lot and his daughters : c. 1530 / unknown Netherlandish master -- St. Christopher : between c. 1520/1562 / unknown southern German artist -- The battle of Issus : 1529 / Albrecht Altdorfer -- The ambassadors : 1533 / Hans Holbein the Younger -- Witchcraft, or, Allegory of Hercules : 1540/1542 / Dosso Dossi -- Pope Paul III and his grandsons : 1545 / Titian -- The fountain of youth : 1546 / Lucas Cranach the Elder -- Momus criticizes the works of the gods : 1561 / Maerten van Heemskerck -- The marriage at Cana : 1562/1563 / Paolo Veronese -- Hunters in the snow : 1565 / Pieter Bruegel the Elder -- The massacre by the Triumvirate : 1566 / Antoine Caron -- The origin of the Milky Way : c. 1580 / Tintoretto -- The burial of the Count of Orgaz : 1586 / El Greco -- Armada portrait of Elizabeth I : c. 1590 / George Gower -- St. Elizabeth tending the sick : c. 1597 / Adam Elsheimer -- Judith and Holofernes : c. 1599 / Caravaggio -- Gabrielle d'Estrées and one of her sisters : c. 1600 / School of Fontainebleau -- Judith and her maid : 1625/1627 / Artemisia Gentileschi -- The fortune teller : after 1630 / Georges de La Tour -- Seaport with the embarkation of the Queen of Sheba : 1648 / Claude Lorrain -- The love garden : c. 1632/1634 / Peter Paul Rubens -- The rape of the Sabine women : 1637/1639 / Nicolas Poussin -- The night watch : 1642 / Rembrandt -- The king drinks : 1640/1645 / Jacob Jordaens -- The burgher of Delft and his daughter : 1655 / Jan Steen -- Velázquez and the royal family (Las meninas) : 1656 / Diego de Silva y Velázquez -- The art of painting : 1665/1666 / Jan Vermeer -- The chancellor Séguier : after 1660 / Charles Le Brun -- Pilgrimage to Cythera : c. 1719 / Antoine Watteau -- The laundress : 1733 / Jean Siméon Chardin -- The finding of Moses : c. 1738 / Giambattista Tiepolo -- The breakfast : 1739 / François Boucher -- Mr. and Mrs. Andrews : 1749 / Thomas Gainsborough -- The ridotto : c. 1750 / Francesco Guardi -- An election entertainment : 1754/1755 / William Hogarth -- The tooth drawer : c. 1754 / Giandomenico Tiepolo -- George Clive with his family and an Indian maidservant : c. 1765 / Sir Joshua Reynolds -- The stolen kiss : 1787 / Jean-Honoré Fragonard -- Goethe in the R
ISBN:
9783836559263
Dewey class:
750.11
Language:
English
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