What Great Paintings Say: Masterpieces in detail

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Koln, Germany, 1997 - Art - 200 pages
St Nicholas of Bari (Fra Angelico) - The miraculous draught of fishes (Konrad Witz) - Procession of the Magi (Benozzo Gozzoli) - The Portinari Altar (Hugo van der Goes) - The virgin and child with St Anne - The story of Nastagio degli Onesti (Sandro Botticelli) - The haywain (Hieronymous Bosch) - The death of Procris (Piero di Cosimo) - The execution of St John the Baptist (Niklaus Manuel) - The abduction of the body of St Mark (Tintoretto) - The massacre by the Triumvirate (Antoine Caron) - The magpie on the gallows (Pieter Bruegel the Elder) - Armada portrait of Elizabeth I (George Gower) - St Elizabeth tending the sick (Adam Elsheimer) - Belshazzer's feast (Rembrandt) - Venus at her mirror (Diego Velazquez) - Pilgrimage th Cythera (Antoine Watteau); The finding of Moses (Tiepolo) - The parlour of San Zaccaria (Guardi) - An election entertainment (Hogarth) - The Freyung, Vienna, from the southeast (Bellotto) - The coronation of Napoleon (Jacques-Louis David) - The third of May 1808, in Madrid, the executions on Principe Pio Hill (Goya) - The poor poet (Spitzweg) - The studio (Courbet) - Le dejeuner sur l'herbe (Manet) - The ball supper (Menzel) - Sunday afternoon on the island of La Grande Jatte (Seurat) - The Boyarina Morozova (Surikov) - Christ's entry into Brussels (Ensor) - Dream of a sunday afternoon in Alameda Park (Rivera) - The Beanery (Kienholz).

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4 to 5 pages of context for each choosen painting. Well writen, it gives you an idea of the paiting background, the history behind it and, using inserts por specific parts of the painting, calls your ... Read full review

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4 to 5 pages of context for each choosen painting. Well writen, it gives you an idea of the paiting background, the history behind it and, using inserts por specific parts of the painting, calls your ... Read full review

Contents

A saint with a practical turn of mind
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What is Christ doing beside Lake Geneva?
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Benozzo Gozzoli Procession of the Magi 1459
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