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Baroque

1st Edition

By John Rupert Martin

Routledge

368 pages

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Paperback: 9780064300773
pub: 1977-08-10
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Description

This is a nonchronological introduction to Baroque, one of the great periods of European art. John Martin's descriptions of the essential characteristics of the Baroque help one to gain an understanding of the style. His illustrations are informative and he has clearly looked with a fresh eye at the works of art themselves. In addition to the more than 200 illustrations, the volume contains an appendix of translated documents.

Table of Contents

* Introduction * The Question of Style * Naturalism * The Passions of the Soul * The Transcendental View of Reality and the Allegorical Tradition * Space * Time Light * Attitudes and Antiquity

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART000000
ART / General