Veronese

Veronese

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"[...]him as magnificent opportunities, the sight of what other painters had already wrought from this material aroused his artist soul to keen enthusiasm. The whole constellation of the great Venetians had converted the city of the Doges into an incomparable museum: Giorgione, with his melancholy compositions, full of vague dreams; Carpaccio, with his naive and picturesque reproductions of Venetian life. Among the living, Sansovino, simultaneously architect and artist, who built marvellous palaces and adorned them with graceful frescoes; Tintoretto, sombre genius whose creative power largely redeemed the somewhat obscure tints of his palette; and above them all, Titian, the great Titian, who at that time was already eighty years of age, yet still manipulated his brush with the firm hand of youth. All these masters Veronese admired indiscriminately, as was fitting in a[...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507534809
  • 9781507534809