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  • Constableby Barry Venning

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    John Constable ist der erste englische Landschaftsmaler, der den Holländern in nichts nachsteht. Er übernimmt zwar einiges von Rubens Landschaften, doch sein eigentliches Vorbild ist Gainsborough. Constable bringt einen frischen Wind in die Malerei, zum einen, was die Technik, zum anderen, was das Gefühl anbelangt. Mit Ausnahme der Franzosen war Constable... more...

  • Andrea Mantegna and the Italian Renaissanceby Joseph Manca

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Mantegna; humanist, geometrist, archaeologist, of great scholastic and imaginative intelligence, dominated the whole of northern Italy by virtue of his imperious personality. Aiming at optical illusion, he mastered perspective. He trained in painting at the Padua School where Donatello and Paolo Uccello had previously attended. Even at a young age... more...

  • Andrea Mantegna et la Renaissance italienneby Joseph Manca

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Andrea Mantegna (1431 Isola di Carturo ? 1506 Mantoue)Mantegna, humaniste, géomètre, archéologue, homme d'une grande intelligence et d'une puissante imagination, domina la scène de l'Italie septentrionale grâce à sa personnalité impérieuse. Cherchant à produire des illusions d'optique, il parvint à maîtriser la perspective. Il se forma à la peinture... more...

  • Bonnard and the Nabisby Albert Kostenevitch

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Pierre Bonnard was the leader of a group of post-impressionist painters who called themselves the Nabis, from the Hebrew word meaning ?prophet?. Bonnard, Vuillard, Roussel and Denis, the most distinguished of the Nabis, revolutionized the spirit of decorative techniques during one of the richest periods in the history of French painting. Influenced... more...

  • Bonnard et les Nabisby Albert Kostenevitch

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Pierre Bonnard était le chef d?un groupe de peintres post-impressionnistes. Ils se nommèrent eux-mêmes les Nabis, du mot hébreux signifiant ?prophète?. Bonnard, Vuillard, Roussel, Denis, les plus illustres des Nabis, ont révolutionné l?esprit des techniques décoratives durant l?une des époques les plus riches de la peinture française. Influencés par... more...

  • Bonnard und die Nabisby Albert Kostenevitch

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Bonnard, Vuillard, Roussel, und Denis, die bekanntesten Vertreter der Nabis-Gruppe, revolutionierten den Geist der dekorativen Techniken während einerder produktivsten Perioden der französischen Malerei. Beeinflusst vonOdilon Redon, Puvis de Chavannes, der populären Volkskunst und japanischenHolzschnitten, waren diese Postimpressionisten vor allem... more...

  • The Brueghelby Emile Michel; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Pieter Brueghel was the first important member of a family of artists who were active for four generations. Firstly a drawer before becoming a painter later, he painted religious themes, such as Babel Tower, with very bright colours. Influenced by Hieronymus Bosch, he painted large, complex scenes of peasant life and scripture or spiritual allegories,... more...

  • Canalettoby Octave Uzanne

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Canaletto began his career as a theatrical scene painter, like his father, in the Baroque tradition. Influenced by Giovanni Panini, he is specialised in vedute (views) of Venice, his birth place. Strong contrast between light and shadow is typical of this artist. Furthermore, if some of those views are purely topographical, others include festivals... more...

  • Canalettoby Octave Uzanne

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Der unter dem Namen Canaletto bekannte Venezianer Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697-1768) wurde durch seinen Vater, einen Theaterdekorateur, an die Malerei und die Perspektive herangeführt. Canaletto ist vor allem für seine Veduten bekannt. Während die Amateure seiner Zeit ihre Landschaftsbilder als Beweis für ihre Reisen in Italien heimbrachten, verkörperte... more...

  • Constableby Barry Venning

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    John Constable was the first English landscape painter to take no lessons from the Dutch. He is rather indebted to the landscapes of Rubens, but his real model was Gainsborough, whose landscapes, with great trees planted in well-balanced masses on land sloping upwards towards the frame, have a rhythm often found in Rubens. Constable?s originality does... more...