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Studies in Visual Culture On Art and Painting

by Jean Andrews | 15 July 2016
Category: Art & Design
Synopsis
This book is a collection of fourteen essays on the Dialogues on Painting , published by the Florentine-born Spanish painter and art theorist Vicente Carducho (1568-1638) in 1633. This was the first treatise in Spanish on the art of painting, written as part of a campaign led by Carducho in collaboration with other prominent painters working in Madrid, to raise the status of the artist from artisan to liberal artist. The treatise provides an overview of the melding of Italian Renaissance art theory and Madrilenian practice in the baroque era. It also offers first-hand insight into collecting in Madrid during this crucial period in the rapid expansion of the capital city. The present collection of essays by art historians and hispanists from the UK, Spain, Germany and the US examines each of the dialogues in detail, furnishing an account of Carducho's campaign to establish a painting academy and to professionalise the office of the painter; detailing the publication history of the treatise and the interrelationship between painting and poetry; and it cites Carducho's own painting in relation to the Italian and Spanish traditions within which he operated.
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This book is a collection of fourteen essays on the Dialogues on Painting , published by the Florentine-born Spanish painter and art theorist Vicente Carducho (1568-1638) in 1633. This was the first treatise in Spanish on the art of painting, written as part of a campaign led by Carducho in collaboration with other prominent painters working in Madrid, to raise the status of the artist from artisan to liberal artist. The treatise provides an overview of the melding of Italian Renaissance art theory and Madrilenian practice in the baroque era. It also offers first-hand insight into collecting in Madrid during this crucial period in the rapid expansion of the capital city. The present collection of essays by art historians and hispanists from the UK, Spain, Germany and the US examines each of the dialogues in detail, furnishing an account of Carducho's campaign to establish a painting academy and to professionalise the office of the painter; detailing the publication history of the treatise and the interrelationship between painting and poetry; and it cites Carducho's own painting in relation to the Italian and Spanish traditions within which he operated.
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ISBN - 9781783168590
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Published - 15/07/2016
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, European History, All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Art & Design
No. of Pages - 432
Weight - 664
Edition - 1st edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 22
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
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