9780789210043

The Loggia of Raphael

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789210043

  • ISBN10:

    0789210045

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-10-28
  • Publisher: Abbeville Pr
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Summary

This groundbreaking study of Raphael's loggia has four parts. The first and second concern the grotesques and the Bible illustrations, respectively, while the third examines the lives and artistic styles of the members of Raphael's workshop-then the largest operation of its kind-who worked with him on the loggia. The fourth part traces the loggia's enduring influence: the grotesque ornamental style elaborated by Raphael has been widely imitated, even as far afield as the corridors of the United States Capitol, and the frescoed scenes from the Bible served as influential models for popular prints.

Author Biography

Nicole Dacos has been a professor at the Universite Libre in Brussels, director of research at the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientihque de Belgique, and a visiting scholar at the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

The Antique Stylep. 13
Raphael's Biblep. 137
The Workshopp. 211
The Legacyp. 305
Notesp. 330
Bibliographyp. 341
Index of Namesp. 349
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