Renaissance to Rococo

Renaissance to Rococo

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qThe museum's distinguished director in the 1930s and 1940s, Chick Austin, acquired notable works by Strozzi, Luca Giordano, Claude, and the first authentic Caravaggio in an American museum. Today the Atheneum can present an exhibition beginning with such renaissance masters as Piero di Cosimo and Sebastiano del Piombo, continuing with the finest examples of Baroque painting, and culminating in a blaze of rococo splendor with Tiepolo, Canaletto, Guardi, Melendez, Greuze, and Goya. This catalogue includes a history of the collection by Eric Zafran and entries on the individual paintings by distinguished scholars.q--BOOK JACKET.The change in Yaldcs Leala#39;s style in the mid- 1050s mai ha\e been stimulated by a trip to Madrid, when he could have seen paintings in the royal ... ignola. and Serlio, recalling the fact that the Seville academy was founded the same year the canvas was painted. These books and the nearby divider, triangle and brush- holder function as symbols of creative endeavor, whereas the armillary sphere andanbsp;...

Title:Renaissance to Rococo
Author:Eric Zafran, Joseph Baillio
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2004


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