Art Explained: The World's Greatest Paintings Explored and Explained (Annotated Guides)

Art Explained: The World's Greatest Paintings Explored and Explained (Annotated Guides)

Robert Cumming

Language: English

Pages: 104

ISBN: 0756628695

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Taking an original photographic approach to look in detail at certain topics, these four fascinating books provide deeper understanding and richer enjoyment of the worlds of architecture, art, famous artists, and myths and legends. AUTHOR BIO: Robert Cumming has been the chairman of Christie's Education, London, studied art history at Cambridge University, and his books have won several international awards and include Just Look, Just Imagine, and Looking into Paintings.

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The Grief of God: Images of the Suffering Jesus in Late Medieval England

Western Art and the Wider World

Leonardo's Lost Robots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Michael, 38 Orgaz, Count, 42-3 orthogonals, 21 owls, symbolism, 24 P Pacheco, Francesco, 43 Padua, 10, 30 The Painter’s Studio, Courbet, 82-3 paints: oil, 15 scientific analysis, 29 Paphos, 23 Paradise, 12, 16, 24 Paris Commune, 82 Paris Salon, 64, 79, 82, 91 Pater, Walter, 27 Perrot, Jules, 87 perspective: anamorphosis, 39 The Annunciation, Giotto, 12 atmospheric perspective, 55 The Battle of San Romano, Uccello, 21 La Grande Jatte, Seurat, 92 recession, 84, 87 The School of Athens, Raphael,

Uccello, 20 Reni, Guido, 47 Renoir, Pierre Auguste, 85, 91 The Luncheon of the Boating Party, 88-9 restoration, 26, 31 Resurrection, 42, 45 Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 54 Rococo style, 60-1, 66-7, 71 Roman Empire, 22, 31, 50, 70-1 Romantic Movement, 72, 82, 85 roses, symbolism, 12, 22, 61, 80 Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 65 Royal Academy, 79, 81 Rubens, Peter Paul, 49, 57 Pallas and Arachne, 56 Samson and Delilah, 46-7 Ruskin, John, 13 S Sabina, 71 St. John the Baptist, Sansepolcro, 18 St. Peter’s, Rome,

Monastery of St. Anthony, Isenheim, 34 Monet, Claude, 89, 91 Autumn Effect at Argenteuil, 84-5 monkeys, 93 morning glory, symbolism, 80 mountains, 73 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 60, 72 Muses, 58-9 music, 60, 80 musical instruments, symbolism, 25, 39, 52-3 myrtle, symbolism, 23 3/13/07 3/13 /13/0 /07 /0 7 12:28:04 PM FEATURED WORKS • 104 FEATURED WORKS PICTURE CREDITS Every effort has been made to trace the copyright holders and we apologize in advance for any unintentional omissions. We would

pp80–81: The Awakening Conscience pp80–81: The Awakening Conscience, William Holman Hunt, Tate Gallery, London p81: Photograph of Hunt, HD pp82–83: The Painter’s Studio p82: Photograph of Courbet, HD pp82–83: The Painter’s Studio, Gustave Courbet, ML/Giraudon pp84–85: Autumn Effect at Argenteuil pp84–85: Autumn Effect at Argenteuil, Claude Monet, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London p85: Photograph of Monet, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris pp86–87: The Dance Class pp86–87: The Dance Class, Edgar

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