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Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Anne T. Woollett, Davide Gasparotto, Jeffrey Spier
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-02 - Publisher: Getty Publications

The first study devoted to classical art’s vital creative impact on the work of the Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens. For the great Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640), the classical past afforded lifelong creative stimulus and the camaraderie of humanist friends. A formidable scholar, Rubens ingeniously transmitted the physical ideals of
Erotica Universalis
Language: en
Authors: Gilles Néret
Categories: Erotic art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

Books about Erotica Universalis
Language: en
Pages: 2560
Authors: David Saunders
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-11 - Publisher: Getty Publications

Abundantly illustrated, this essential volume examines depictions of the Underworld in southern Italian vase painting and explores the religious and cultural beliefs behind them. What happens to us when we die? What might the afterlife look like? For the ancient Greeks, the dead lived on, overseen by Hades in the
Fortunata Neapolis: Kunst- und Kulturtransfer Zwischen Neapel, Wien und Mitteleuropa
Language: de
Pages: 243
Authors: Sebastian Schütze
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: de Gruyter

Neapel und Süditalien wurden in den Jahren 1707-1734 von Österreichischen Vizekönigen regiert. In diesen Jahren fanden Hauptwerke der neapolitanischen Kunst ihren Weg in die Wiener Residenzen der Vizekönige Wirich Philipp Graf Daun und Aloys Thomas Raymund Graf Harrach, aber auch ins Obere Belvedere des Prinzen Eugen und die Sammlungen Kaiser
Flesh and Bones
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Monique Kornell
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-01 - Publisher: Getty Publications

This illustrated volume examines the different methods artists and anatomists used to reveal the inner workings of the human body and evoke wonder in its form. For centuries, anatomy was a fundamental component of artistic training, as artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo sought to skillfully portray the