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Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters

Maria Farquhar

Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters

with a table of the contemporary schools of Italy : designed as a handbook to the picture gallery

by Maria Farquhar

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painters -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Painters -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [xv]-xxiv.

    Statementby a Lady ; edited by Ralph N. Wornum.
    GenreBiography., Dictionaries.
    ContributionsWornum, Ralph Nicholson, 1812-1877.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 207 p., [1] leaf of folded plates :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16404880M

    A painter and architect in his own right, Giorgio Vasari () achieved immortality for this book on the lives of his fellow Renaissance artists, first published in Florence in Although he based his work on a long tradition of biographical writing, Vasari infused these literary portraits with a decidedly modern form of critical judgment. A catalogue raisonné of the works of the most eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French painters; in which is included a short biographical notice of the artists, with a copious description of their principal pictures; a statement of the prices at which such pictures have been sold at public sales on the continent and in England; a reference to the galleries and private collections, in which a .

    books based on votes: The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh by Vincent van Gogh, The Story of Art by E.H. Gombri.   Italy was the primary center of artistic development in the west during the Renaissance, a period in Europe between the Middle Ages and the modern era stretching approximately from the 14th century to the 17th most famous Italian paintings of the Early Renaissance are perhaps Primavera and The Birth of Venus of Sandro n art .

    History painting was viewed as the most important of the genres from about the 16th century, and the climax of an academic painter's training. It was the equivalent of Epic or Tragedy in literature. In the Netherlands, history painting, which was once the pinnacle of pictorial art, gradually became a minority art.   I don't suppose you can expect anything else from a book by an art critic, but the prose in "Italian Painters" was at times childish and sneering and at others the most insufferable fustian. Here's an example of BB getting off before one of Raphael's paintings: "In presence of young Sanzio's picture you feel a poignant thrill of transfiguring Reviews: 7.


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Designed as a hand-book to the picture gallery. He was an excellent fresco-painter, and assisted Vasari in his numerous works. He also painted arabesques and other ornamental work. One of his chief works is the Visit of Mary to Elizabeth, in the Church of San Domenico, at Citta di Castello, besides many others at Rome, Venice, Naples, Florence, &c., chiefly under the direction of Vasari.

It pretends to no sort of completeness, but is simply what it professes to be, a little pocket hand-book, to be used as a companion in the picture galleries and the churches of Italy; and it is hoped that it will be found sufficiently small, so as not to inconvenience even a lady's hand, and yet so full of matter, as not to be laid aside.

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