Caravaggio. The Complete Works

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TASCHEN #ad - Caravaggio Complete Works. Each painting is reproduced in large format, with recent, high production photography allowing for dramatic close-ups with Caravaggio's ingenious details of looks and gestures. Five introductory chapters analyze Caravaggio's artistic career from his early struggle to make a living, through his first public commissions in Rome, and his growing celebrity status.

Notorious bad boy of italian painting, the artist was at once celebrated and controversial: Violent in temper, precise in technique, a creative master, and a man on the run. This work offers a comprehensive reassessment of Caravaggio’s entire œuvre with a catalogue raisonné of his works. Caravaggio, or more accurately michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio 1571–1610, was always a name to be reckoned with.

Caravaggio. The Complete Works #ad - They look at his increasing daring with lighting and with a boundary-breaking naturalism which allowed even biblical events to unfold with an unprecedented immediacy before the viewer.

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Michelangelo. Complete Works

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TASCHEN #ad - Michelangelo Complete Works. We also tackle the controversial issue of the attribution of Michelangelo drawings, an area in which decisions continue to be steered by the private interests of the art market and major collections. Commemorating the 450th anniversary of his death, this is the definitive work about Michelangelo for generations to come.

Full-page reproductions and enlarged details allow the reader to admire even the finest minutiae, his immense wealth, his thirst for money and commissions, while texts offer an in-depth profile of Michelangelo’s personality and circumstances―spanning his solitary nature, and his skill as a property investor.

Michelangelo. Complete Works #ad - Before reaching the age of 30, michelangelo buonarroti 1475–1564 had already sculpted David and Pietà, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art. As a sculptor, draftsman, multifaceted, no artist has ever produced such a vast, painter, and architect, the achievements of this Italian master are unique―since before his time and until today, and wide-ranging oeuvre.

This comprehensive book explores michelangelo’s life and work with a richly illustrated biographical essay and a complete four-part inventory of all his paintings, buildings, sculptures, and drawings.

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Leonardo da Vinci. The Complete Paintings and Drawings

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TASCHEN #ad - With full-bleed details of many paintings, the reader is able to inspect the subtlest facets of brushworks that came to revolutionize Art History. A further catalog of leonardo’s drawings arranges nearly 700 of his drawings by category architecture, technical, cartography, etc and showcases his fabulous observational finesse, proportion, from anatomical studies to architectural plans, from complex engineering designs to pudgy infant portraits.

Its catalogue raisonné of Leonardo’s paintings covers both his surviving and his lost painted works. It includes a fresh chapter exploring the artist’s mesmerizing manuscripts. The accompanying account of leonardo’s life and work includes a special in-depth exploration of his masterworks The Annunciation and The Last Supper.

Leonardo da Vinci. The Complete Paintings and Drawings #ad - One of the most fully achieved human beings who has ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci 1452–1519 is recognized the world over as a figure of infinite curiosity, feverish imagination and sublime artistic ability. This updated edition of our xl title provides the most comprehensive survey of the life and work of this master painter, architect, scientist, sculptor, and inventor.

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Vermeer. The Complete Works

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TASCHEN #ad - Numerous details emphasize the artist’s remarkable ability not only to bear witness to the trends and trimmings of the Dutch Golden Age but also to encapsulate an entire story in just one transient gesture, expression, or look. In his lifetime, vermeer’s fame barely extended beyond his native Delft and a small circle of patrons.

With new photography of many works, vermeer’s restrained but richly evocative repertoire of domestic actions―ranging from letter writing to music making to preparations in the kitchen―unfolds in generous format. Taschen. This book brings together the complete catalogue of Johannes Vermeer 1632–1675, presenting the calm yet compelling scenes so treasured in galleries across Europe and the United States into one monograph of utmost reproduction quality.

Vermeer. The Complete Works #ad - It was not until the mid-19th century that vermeer came to the attention of the international art world, which suddenly looked upon his narrative minutiae, and majestic planes of light, meticulous textural detail, and spotted a forgotten master. Today, where thousands flock to catch a glimpse of the enigmatic and enchanting girl with a pearl earring, DC; and special crowd-control measures at the Mauritshuis, Vermeer’s works have inspired a New York Times best seller and a film starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth not to mention record visitor numbers at art institutions from Amsterdam to Washington, The Hague, also known as the “Dutch Mona Lisa.

Michelangelo Complete Works. After his death, his name was largely forgotten, with works outside of Holland even misattributed to other artists. Taschen.

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Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Taschen. This commanding biography explores Caravaggio’s staggering artistic achievements, his volatile personal trajectory, and his tragic and mysterious death at age thirty-eight. W w norton Company. Taschen. Featuring more than eighty full-color reproductions of the artist’s best paintings, Caravaggio is a masterful profile of the mercurial painter.

A new york times book review editors' choice and a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year "This book resees its subject with rare clarity and power as a painter for the 21st century. Hilary spurling, new york times book reviewmichelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio 1571–1610 lived the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters.

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Florence: The Paintings & Frescoes, 1250-1743

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Black Dog & Leventhal #ad - W w norton Company. P. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 00px 00px; font: 14. 0px calibri} Michelangelo Complete Works. Art historian anja grebe author of the Louvre and The Vatican, highlights two hundred and fifty of the most iconic and significant paintings and frescoes around the historic city. P. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 0

0px 00px; font: 14. 0px calibri} this stunning book provides a comprehensive look at the masterpieces housed in the Renaissance art capital of the world including the art of Giotto, van Dyck, Caravaggio, Correggio, Titian, Botticelli, El Greco, Ghirlandaio, Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and hundreds more.

Florence: The Paintings & Frescoes, 1250-1743 #ad - . New york Times bestseller p. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 00px 00px; font: 14. 0px calibri} a magnificent, never-before-published collection of every painting and fresco on display in the Uffizi, the Galleria Palatina of the Pitti Palace, and the Duomo, the Accademia, and more -- nearly 2, 000 works of art -- all presented in a beautiful slipcased package.

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Velázquez. Complete Works

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TASCHEN #ad - Velazquez Complete Works. Francis bacon painted a study of his portrait of Pope Innocent X. The book's dazzling images are accompanied by insightful commentary from José López-Rey on Velázquez's interest in human life and his equal attention to all subjects, as well as his commitment to color and light, from an old woman frying eggs to a pope or king, which would influence the Impressionists over two centuries later.

Florence the paintings Frescoes 1250 1743. Michelangelo Complete Works. Taschen. Manet called him “the greatest painter of all. Picasso was so inspired by his masterpiece Las Meninas that he painted 44 variations of it. W w norton Company. Taschen. Monet and renoir, degas and dalí…for so many champions of art history, Corot and Courbet, the ultimate soundboard was―and remains―Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez 1599-1660.

Velázquez. Complete Works #ad - This updated catalog raisonné brings together velázquez’s complete works, jaw-droppingly reproduced in extra-large format, with a selection of enlarged details and brand new photography of recently restored paintings, achieved through the joint initiative of TASCHEN and Wildenstein.

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Hieronymus Bosch. Complete Works

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TASCHEN #ad - Today only 20 paintings and eight drawings are confidently assigned to Bosch’s oeuvre. W w norton Company. In the midst of the realist-leaning artistic climate of the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance, Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch c. Many subsidiary scenes illustrate proverbs and figures of speech in common use in Bosch’s day.

One of his greatest inventions was to take the figural and scenic representations known as drolleries, which use the monstrous and the grotesque to illustrate sin and evil, and to transfer them from the marginalia of illuminated manuscripts into large-format panel paintings. Florence the paintings Frescoes 1250 1743.

Hieronymus Bosch. Complete Works #ad - Velazquez Complete Works. In his temptation of st anthony triptych, for example, the artist shows a messenger devil wearing ice skates, evoking the popular expression that the world was “skating on ice”―meaning it had gone astray. Taschen. Michelangelo Complete Works. Art historian and acknowledged Bosch expert Stefan Fischer examines just what it was about Bosch and his painting that proved so immensely influential.

Taschen. 1450–1516 was more than an anomaly. Hieronymus Bosch Complete Works.

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Van Gogh: Complete Works

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TASCHEN #ad - Michelangelo Complete Works. Hieronymus Bosch Complete Works. His episodes of depression and anxiety would eventually claim his life, when, in 1890, he committed suicide shortly after his 37th birthday. This comprehensive study of vincent van gogh 1853–1890 offers a complete catalogue of his 871 paintings, alongside writings and essays, charting the life and work which continues to tower over art to this day.

Van Gogh: Complete Works #ad - Van Gogh. In paintings such as sunflowers, the starry Night, and Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, we recognize an artist uniquely dexterous in the representation of texture and mood, light and place. Yet in his lifetime, van Gogh battled not only the disinterest of his contemporary audience but also devastating bouts of mental illness.

Taschen. Velazquez Complete Works. Florence the paintings Frescoes 1250 1743. W w norton Company. Taschen. Today, the works of vincent van gogh 1853–1890 are among the most well known and celebrated in the world.

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Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works

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TASCHEN #ad - Velazquez Complete Works. Hieronymus Bosch Complete Works. Florence the paintings Frescoes 1250 1743. Taschen. Five hundred years on from his death, designers, his extraordinary works continue to enthrall scholars, artists, and musicians. This large-scale taschen monograph presents the complete Bosch oeuvre, abundant details, celebrating the artist’s staggering compositional scope and most bizarre and intricate details through full-page reproductions, and a fold-out spread drawn from The Last Judgement.

W w norton Company. 1450–1516 secured his place as an art historical magnet. Taschen. Particular attention is given to Bosch’s most famous work, the mesmerizing, terrifying triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights. With guidance from art historian and bosch expert Stefan Fischer, to painterly assaults on the body, we explore the many compelling elements that populate each scene, from hybrid creatures of man and beast, and a pictorial use of proverbs and idioms.

Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works #ad - Van Gogh. Michelangelo Complete Works. A bird-monster devouring sinners, naked bodies in tantric contortions, a pair of ears brandishing a sharpened blade: with nightmarish details and fantastical painterly schemes, Netherlandish visionary Hieronymus Bosch c. Taschen.

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Rembrandt. The Complete Paintings

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TASCHEN #ad - The dutch golden age of painting spawned some of history’s greatest artists and artisans, but few can boast the genius and legacy of Rembrandt Harmensz. Despite never leaving his native netherlands, biblical, allegorical, landscape, Rembrandt projected his oeuvre past the boundaries of his own experience, producing some of art’s most diverse and impactful works across portraiture, and genre scenes.

In all their forms, gaze, rembrandt’s paintings are built of intricacies―the totality of each subtle facial wrinkle, or figure amounting to an emotional force that stands unmatched among his contemporaries and artistic progeny alike. Each work is imbued with feeling. Van rijn 1606–1669. Michelangelo Complete Works.

Rembrandt. The Complete Paintings #ad - Van Gogh. Florence the paintings Frescoes 1250 1743. Hieronymus Bosch Complete Works. Biblical scenes, like bathsheba at her Bath, become vehicles for meditations on human longing, probing depths beyond that which is canonized in scripture or depicted in other representations. Taschen. From belshazzar’s Feast to The Anatomy Lesson of Dr.

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