Flemish Art and Architecture, 1585-1700

Flemish Art and Architecture, 1585-1700

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02 This beautifully illustrated book provides a complete overview of the art of the Southern Netherlands from 1585 to 1700. The author examines the development of Flemish and specifically Antwerp painting, the work of Rubens and other leading masters, and the Antwerp tradition of specialization among painters as well as the sculpture and architecture of this period. a€œA major moment of artistic culture has been magisterially sketched by one of its leading authorities.a€a€”Larry Silver, The Art Booka€œConsistently rewarding . . . a book that is going to transform how Flemish art is understood.a€a€”Jeremy Wood, Apollo Magazinea€œAs well as examining the output and influence of leading figures such as Rubens and Van Dyke, Vlieghe provides the historical, social and cultural context for the development of history painting and other specializations. . . . This book will attract both the informed and general reader.a€a€”Alison Smith, Art Newspapera€œEssential for current study of Belgian art.a€a€”ChoiceHans Vlieghe is professor of art history at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Louvain) and research director of the Belgian Nationaal Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek at the Rubenianum, Antwerp. This beautifully illustrated book provides a complete overview of the art of the Southern Netherlands from 1585 to 1700. The author examines the development of Flemish and specifically Antwerp painting, the work of Rubens and other leading masters, and the Antwerp tradition of specialization among painters as well as the sculpture and architecture of this period. a€œA major moment of artistic culture has been magisterially sketched by one of its leading authorities.a€a€”Larry Silver, The Art Booka€œConsistently rewarding . . . a book that is going to transform how Flemish art is understood.a€a€”Jeremy Wood, Apollo Magazinea€œAs well as examining the output and influence of leading figures such as Rubens and Van Dyke, Vlieghe provides the historical, social and cultural context for the development of history painting and other specializations. . . . This book will attract both the informed and general reader.a€a€”Alison Smith, Art Newspapera€œEssential for current study of Belgian art.a€a€”ChoiceHans Vlieghe is professor of art history at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Louvain) and research director of the Belgian Nationaal Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek at the Rubenianum, Antwerp.Indeed the many peasant carnivals done by Teniers, located in the open air in front of an inn and often in the presence of an ... rich burghers for country estates, country houses and the titles of nobility associated with them, but also with their interest in pastoral literature. ... Also in his many interior pictures, which in their arrangement still go back to Brouwer, the smoky and monochrome tonality of the anbsp;...


Title:Flemish Art and Architecture, 1585-1700
Author: Hans Vlieghe
Publisher:Yale University Press - 1998
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