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Titian S Touch

Titian S Touch

At the end of his long, prolific life, Titian was rumored to paint directly on the canvas with his bare hands. He would slide his fingers across bright ridges of oil paint, loosening the colors, blending, blurring, and then bringing them together again. With nothing more than the stroke of a thumb o

ISBN10 : 9781789141092 , ISBN13 : 1789141095

Page Number : 288

Donatello And The Dawn Of Renaissance Art

Donatello And The Dawn Of Renaissance Art

The Italian sculptor known as Donatello helped to forge a new kind of art—one that came to define the Renaissance. His work was progressive, challenging, and even controversial. Using a variety of novel sculptural techniques and innovative interpretations, Donatello uniquely depicted themes involv

ISBN10 : 9781789141672 , ISBN13 : 1789141672

Page Number : 256

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

This incisive and illuminating biography follows the three themes that shaped the life of Leonardo da Vinci and, through him, forever changed Western art and imagination: nature, art, and self-fashioning. Nature and art helped form Leonardo. He spent his first twelve years in the Tuscan countryside

ISBN10 : 9781789141078 , ISBN13 : 1789141079

Page Number : 208

Paracelsus

Paracelsus

Throughout his controversial life, the alchemist, physician, and social-religious radical known as Paracelsus combined traditions that were magical and empirical, scholarly and folk, learned and artisanal. He read ancient texts and then burned “the best” of them. He endorsed both Catholic and Re

ISBN10 : 9781789141764 , ISBN13 : 1789141761

Page Number : 224

Still Lives

Still Lives

Michelangelo was one of the biggest international art stars of his time, but being Michelangelo was no easy thing: he was stalked by fans, lauded and lambasted by critics, and depicted in unauthorized portraits. Still Lives traces the process by which artists such as Michelangelo, Dürer, and Titian

ISBN10 : 9780691164960 , ISBN13 : 0691164967

Page Number : 304

Titian Remade

Titian Remade

Titian Remade explores imitation and the modern cult of originality through a consideration of the disparate fates of two Venetian painters: the canonized master Titian (ca. 1488-1576) and his artistic heir, the now-unremarked Padovanino (1588-1649). Reading the latter's Sleeping Venus (1610), trium

ISBN10 : 089236873X , ISBN13 : 9780892368730

Page Number : 202

Great Economic Thinkers

Great Economic Thinkers

Great Economic Thinkers presents an accessible introduction to the lives and works of thirteen of the most influential economists of modern times: Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, Alfred Marshall, Joseph Schumpeter, John Maynard Keynes, and Nobel Prize winners Friedrich Hayek,

ISBN10 : 9781789140279 , ISBN13 : 1789140277

Page Number : 304