Title: Northern European and Spanish Paintings ...
Publisher: Art Institute of Chicago
Book Condition: New
Documents the Art Institute of Chicago's significant collection of English, French, German, Netherlandish, and Spanish paintings created before 1600. This title with conservation investigations, including the study of under-drawing and of wood supports, illuminates many issues surrounding these paintings. Editor(s): Wolff, Martha. Series: Art Institute of Chicago. Num Pages: 480 pages, 233 duotone illustrations and 100 colour images. BIC Classification: 1D; ACN; AFC; AGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 292 x 222 x 42. Weight in Grams: 2490. . 2008. 1st Edition. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780300119442
Synopsis: This important volume documents the Art Institute of Chicago's significant, yet relatively unknown, collection of English, French, German, Netherlandish, and Spanish paintings created before 1600. Over 100 altarpieces, private devotional works, portraits and landscapes by such masters as Lucas Cranach, Gerard David, El Greco, Jan Gossaert, and Rogier van der Weyden receive their first in-depth analysis.With its accessible entries and beautiful illustrations, this publication reflects the most up-to-date scholarship. New conservation investigations, including the study of under-drawing and of wood supports, illuminate many issues surrounding these paintings.
About the Author: Martha Wolff is Eleanor Wood Prince Curator of European Painting before 1750 at the Art Institute of Chicago. Susan Frances Jones, assistant professor at Caldwell College, was Old Masters Society Curatorial Fellow at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1998 to 2002. Richard G. Mann is professor in the School of Creative Arts at San Francisco State University. Judith Berg Sobre is professor in the department of art and art history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. The late Ilse Hecht was adjunct associate curator of German painting at the Art Institute of Chicago.
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