Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings Volume 1

Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...to Pian di Mugnone. With these exceptions he lived in Florence until his death. After Leonardo, to whom he was greatly indebted, Fra Bartolommeo may be considered the greatest painter of the Florentine school. None excelled him in dignity of style, none equalled him in the management of drapery, the harmonious use of colour, or in stateliness of composition. His altarpieces have that nobility of character which springs from the symmetry of their arrangement and the perfect balance of their parts. Their beauty is the beauty of repose, of self-contained though earnest expression, of harmony between attitude and action. Works before 1501: Portrait of Savonarola (1496), Sig. Rubieri, Florence; Last Judgment (1498-9), fresco in the little Museum of S. M. Nuova; Triptych (1500), Poldi Collection, Milan. Works after 1505: Assumption of the Virgin, Began (-on Cathedral, France; Ecce Homo, Descent from Cross, St. Mark, Christ and Evangelists (1516), Madonna with Saints (1512), Holy Family, Palazzo Pitti, Florence; Isaiah, Job, Madonna and Patron Saints of Florence, Uffizi, Florence; Meeting of Christ and Apostles at Emmaus, Lunette (1507-8), S. Marco; altarpiece, Madonna with Saints (1509), S. Martino, Lucca; God the Father with Saints (1509), Madonna della Misericordia (1515), Lucca Gallery; Madonna, Hermitage, St. Petersburg; Marriage of St. Catherine (1511), Annunciation (1515), Louvre; The Virgin Mary Appearing to St. Bernard, Portrait of Savonarola as St. Peter Martyr, Christ Bearing his Cross, St. Vincent, Florence Academy; Paul and Peter, Quirinal, Rome; Holy Family, Palazzo Corsini; Assumption (1516), Museum, Naples; do., Museum, Berlin; Holy Family, Panshanger, England; Madonna del Cappuccino, Gallerie Abel, Paris; Presentation in Temple (1516), ..show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236614224
  • 9781236614223