Baroque & Rococo

Baroque & Rococo : Art & Culture

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For Art History style period courses on Baroque Art.The first survey of the Baroque and Rococo periods to incorporate modern scholarship in a provocative and accessible way. Organized thematically, rather than strictly by dates and countries, it looks at art through the context of the church, monarchy, and the establishment of the academies.show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 20.32mm | 975.22g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130856495
  • 9780130856494

Table of contents

1. Baroque & Rococo: Idea & Image. 2. Setting the Stage: Social, Cultural, & Artistic Institutions. 3. The Baroque Church: Setting for Mystery, Propaganda, & Worship. 4. Sacred Interiors: Papal Tombs, Altarpieces, & Ceiling Paintings. 5. Visual Rhetoric: Styles in the Baroque & Rococo. 6. The "Minor Arts": Portraits, Still Lifes, & Genre Paintings. 7. Landscapes & Views: Depictions of the Natural & Manmade World. 8. Town & Country Planning: Rome, Amsterdam & Versailles. 9. Domestic Spaces: Interiors & Gardens. 10. Epilogue: The Baroque & Rococo in Theory. Chronology of Baroque & Rococo 1600-1760. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.show more

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