Key Monuments of the Baroque

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Westview Press, 2000 - Art - 196 pages
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The most important works of art and the artists who created them of the Baroque period and style from about 1600 to 1750 are described and analyzed clearly and thoroughly from various points of view. The book covers Mannerist precursors, Baroque painting, sculpture and architecture in Rome, Velázquez in Spain, French Baroque, Flemish Baroque, Dutch painting in the seventeenth century, and Late Baroque and Rococo. Artists included are Cellini, Veronese, Vignola, Alberti, Bramante, Bernini, Borromini, Caravaggio, Gentileschi, Caracci, Velázquez, Poussin, Le Vau, Rubens, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Ruisdael, Claesz, Vermeer, Wren, Watteau, Neumann, and Chardin. Includes a glossary, a bibliography of works cited, and suggested readings.

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Laurie Schneider Adams teaches undergraduate and graduate students at John Jay College, CUNY and the Graduate Center. She has previously taught at Sarah Lawrence College, University of Florida, Columbia University, and Mount Holyoke College. She is the author of Art Across Time, The Methodologies of Art, A History of Western Art, Art and Psychoanalysis, Art on Trial, and editor of Giotto in Perspective. She is the editor or the quarterly journal Source: Notes in the History of Art.

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