Masterpieces of European sculpture

  • 55 Pages
  • 4.59 MB
  • English
Thames & Hudson
Statementfrom photographs byMartin Hur̈limann and others,with a prefatory note by Eric Newton.
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18236575M

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The title is "The Prado Masterpieces". The book itself is a masterpiece in its own 5/5(30). This book contains over of the greatest masterpieces of the National Collection of Sculpture at the Museum, each of which is described in detail and beautifully illustrated. Through the book's pages it is possible to follow the development of sculpture from the Early Christian period to the beginning of the twentieth century/5(3).

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This lavishly illustrated volume features a broad selection of the Metropolitan Museum's greatest European paintings dating from – Pictures by sixty-seven artists from nine different countries are included, but the focus is on Impressionist and Post-Impressionist French painting, of which the Museum possesses the most comprehensive collection outside of France.

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The European sculpture is one of the treasures of white civilization, a clear proof of the creative genius of our race and a demonstration of aesthetic beauty shared by generations. "THE APOLLO BELVEDERE" Roman copy of – CE after a Greek bronze original of – BC ZEUS "JUPITER TONANS" DIONYSOS DEMETER "OF CNIDUS" BC.

Whereas other volumes in the series hone in on famous tableaux, this particular volume focuses on famous sculptures. The stories behind three masterpieces of European sculpture are recounted in this trio of documentaries, which begins with the history of the world's most recognizable stone statue: Michelangelo's young Israelite king David.

The J. Paul Getty Museum’s collection of European sculpture featured in this volume ranges in date from the late fifteenth century to the very early twentieth and includes a wide variety of media: marble, bronze, alabaster, terracotta, plaster, wood, ivory, and gold. This beautiful book features masterpieces of sculpture in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum dating from the Renaissance through the nineteenth century.

Celebrated works by the great European sculptors—including Luca and Andrea della Robbia, Juan Martínez Montañés, Gianlorenzo Bernini, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Bertel Thorvaldsen. This beautiful book features masterpieces of sculpture in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum dating from the Renaissance through the nineteenth century.

Celebrated works by the great European sculptors - including Luca and Andrea della Robbia, Juan Mart©Ưnez Monta©ł©♭s, Gianlorenzo Bernini, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Antoine-Louis.

The collection of 19th-century European sculpture at the National Gallery of Art represents the major movements of the period, from neoclassicism to British arts and crafts to neo-Renaissance portrait medallions and figures.

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Many entries in this publication go beyond traditional art-historical. European Masterpieces: The Grand Tour During the 18th century, society’s young elite, along with chaperones and tutors, would set off on a comprehensive tour of continental Europe.

Take your own Grand Tour of Europe without leaving the Museum. As a fervent lover of papercraft, book sculpture, and creative repurposing of physical books, I was instantly taken with Art Made from Books: Altered, Sculpted, Carved, Transformed (public library) — a compendium of extraordinary artworks from the around the world, using the physical book as raw material for creative contemplation and cultural.

Jeffrey Munger is a former curator in the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, specializing in ceramics. Prior to his years at the Met, he spent many years at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and he feels particularly fortunate to have worked with two such superb ceramic collections.

Masterpiece, magnum opus (Latin, great work) or chef-d’œuvre (French, master of work, plural chefs-d’œuvre) in modern use is a creation that has been given much critical praise, especially one that is considered the greatest work of a person's career or to a work of outstanding creativity, skill, profundity, or ically, a "masterpiece" was a work of a very high.

The Art Institute of Chicago boasts one of the largest and finest holdings of late nineteenth-century French art in the world.

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Drawing upon the latest art-historical findings, this lavishly illustrated book features over ninety works engagingly discussed in terms of the memorable era in which they were created. From the paintings of Edouard Manet- notorious 5/5(1). “If we say that a person has style we may wish to imply that he is unnatural, affected, self-conscious or ostentatious.

In the sixteenth century 'maniera' was generally a desirable attribute of a work of art, but this positive aspect was accompanied by the realization of the negative one that correspond to what we now call, derogatively, stylization.”. The sculpture has been controversial right up to the 21st century.

The stories behind three masterpieces of European sculpture are recounted in this trio of documentaries, which begins with the history of the world’s most recognizable stone.

Occasionally redundant but self-correcting, this is a good biography of Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces.I enjoyed the insights into the Medici Chapel in San Lorenzo in particular, but feel that at times the tone was annoyingly colloquial and there were too many references to modern American culture which sort of alienates readers from, say, Europe where Michelangelo spent 4/5.

A tsesah royal crest. In the Bamileke societies where these masterpieces emerged, the crest was the marker of a king’s authority — and aesthetic similarities suggest that rulers went out of.

Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three is one of the plastic e sculptural processes originally used carving (the removal of material) and modelling (the addition of material, as clay), in stone, metal, ceramics, wood and other materials but, since Modernism, there has been an almost complete freedom of materials and process.

When the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened to the public on Apit didn’t count a single artwork in its collection. In the nearly years since, the museum has grown to encompass almost 2 million objects, an international collection spanning 5, years of.

Full text of "The masterpieces of European art" See other formats. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. This systematic catalogue of the collection of 19th-century European sculpture at the National Gallery of Art includes entries with a brief biography and selected bibliography for each sculptor, as well as related archival materials.

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Paul Getty's enormous bequest. Four new collections—o sculpturef, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, an photographsd —. The Art of Europe department encompasses the MFA’s rich holdings of European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.

These include more t artworks from the Middle Ages through the midth century. An early 14th-century gold-ground triptych by Duccio and his workshop is one of the highlights of the Museum’s early Italian. Class: Kerrin Meis - Masterpieces of European Art in the Legion of Honor (Corte Madera Store) Often ignored by visitors, special exhibitions are superb examples of European art housed in the California Palace of the Legion of Honor.

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Masterpieces, indeed.".The V&A has one of the world's greatest collections of 17th- and 18th-century European decorative art. Eighty masterpieces from this magnificent collection, acquired and used by rulers of power, wealth, and taste, provide the focus of this book.5/5(1).