Botticelli: Images Of Love And Spring (Pegasus Library)

Botticelli Images Of Love And Spring Pegasus Library In this volume the author examines paintings of mythological content the artist He retells the stories of classical antiquity from which so many of Boticelli s motifs derive equipping the reader wit

  • Title: Botticelli: Images Of Love And Spring (Pegasus Library)
  • Author: Frank Zöllner
  • ISBN: 9783791319858
  • Page: 256
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this volume, the author examines paintings of mythological content the artist He retells the stories of classical antiquity from which so many of Boticelli s motifs derive, equipping the reader with tools to appreciate the narrative quality of the artist s works Descriptions of Botticelli s artistic virtuosity and explanations as to the important role the artist playeIn this volume, the author examines paintings of mythological content the artist He retells the stories of classical antiquity from which so many of Boticelli s motifs derive, equipping the reader with tools to appreciate the narrative quality of the artist s works Descriptions of Botticelli s artistic virtuosity and explanations as to the important role the artist played in Renaissance painting are accompanied by reproductions of the highest quality.

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    1. A serious study of Botticelli's life and work, with abundant, good quality photographs. A professor of art history at the University of Leipzig, Zöllner, in addition to examining Botticelli's major works in detail, includes a catalog of Botticelli's works as a whole, the work of his studio, and disputed works. Despite the quote from The Financial Times prominently featured on the back cover lauding the author's accessibility, the text would not be mistaken for a novel--it's quite determinedly s [...]

    2. Its hard to go wrong with this subject matter for me as I am a huge Botticelli fan! But this was a really good, comprehensive book!

    3. The pictures studied in this book are Mars and Venus, La Primavera, Minerva abd the Centaur, The Birth of Venus, The Villa Lemmi Frescoes.

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