The Religious Paintings of Hendrick Ter Brugghen: Reinventing Christian Painting After the Reformation in Utrecht

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Art - 179 pages
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The first in-depth study of Hendrick ter Brugghen to address questions beyond connoisseurship and attribution, this book illuminates the complex meanings of some of the Dutch master's works. The author explores in particular Caravaggio's influence, his use of archaism, and materiality in Ter Brugghen's paintings. At the same time, she offers insights into the image debates and status of devotional art in Italy and Utrecht in the seventeenth century.
 

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Contents

Archaism and the Material Image in Rome
21
Art and Archaism within
49
Materiality and the Presence of the Past in Hendrick
73
Icon Narrative and Iconoclasm in the Crowning with Thorns
103
The Theology of Conversion in the Doubting Thomas
117
The Denial of Peter
151
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Natasha T. Seaman is Associate Professor of Art History at Rhode Island College, USA.

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