Seventeenth Century Art and Architecture

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-27
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Written by a leading scholar,Seventeenth Century Art: Architecture, 2/eis the only text on the market that introduces students to the three major art forms-painting, sculpture and architecture, across six countries. The text engagingly and effectively combines analytical discussions with an expansive collection of vivid, illuminating illustrations that teach students the major developments of art, painting, and architecture that emerged from seventeenth-century Western Europe, as well as the socio-political and cultural background of the period.

Author Biography

Ann Sutherland Harris is Professor of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Politics, Religion, and Art
The Economics of Art
Geography, Cosmology, and Astronomy
Concepts of the Body, Ancient and Modern
Education and Literacy
Artists' Changing Status and Training
New Subjects, New Genres
Transforming the Renaissance and "Baroque" Art
The Decline of Mannerism
Architecture and City Planning in Rome Bolognese Painting: the Carracci Reform Painting in Rome
Annibale Carracci in Rome Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Caravaggio's Italian Followers
The Carracci Succession in Rome and Bologna
Architecture and City Planning in Rome Italian Sculpture
Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Early Career
Bernini, Algardi, and the Portrait Bust
The Competition: Alessandro Algardi and Francesco Duquesnoy
Bernini and Urban VIII
Algardi and Bernini during the Papacy of Innocent X
Painting in Rome
Pietro da Cortona
Andrea Sacchi
Pietro da Cortona in Florence and Rome
Carlo Maratta
Giovanni Battista Gaulli (Il Baciccio)
Painting in Naples
Peter Paul Rubens
Rubens in Italy, 1600-1608
Rubens in Antwerp, 1609-1622
Rubens, Diplomat and Artist, 1622-1630
Rubens's Last Decade, 1630-1640
Anthony van Dyck
Van Dyck in England and Italy, 1621-1627
Van Dyck's Second Antwerp Period, 1627-1632
Van Dyck in England, 1632-1641
Jacob Jordaens
Still-Life and Genre Painters
Spanish Architecture Spanish Sculpture
Spanish Painting, 1600-1650
Jusepe de Ribera
Francisco de Zurbaran
Diego Velazquez in Seville
Velazquez in Madrid, 1623-1648
Velazquez in Italy, 1648-1651
Velazquez in Madrid, 1651-1660
Spanish Painting, 1650-1700
Bartolome Esteban Murillo
Juan de Valdes Leal and Claudio Coello
Architecture and City Planning
Paris: The Pont-Neuf, Places Dauphine and Royale and the Palais du Luxembourg
Paris under Richelieu and Mazarin: 1630-1660
Expansion under Louis XIV
The Louvre and Versailles French Sculpture
Pierre Puget  
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