Self-portraits: from the fifteenth century to the present day.

by Manuel Gasser

Publisher: Appleton-Century in New York

Written in English
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StatementTranslated by Angus Malcolm.
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LC ClassificationsN7592 .G313
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Pagination302 p.
Number of Pages302
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Open LibraryOL5885872M
LC Control Number63018195

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This bias can be quantified at about 55–65% for non-frontal self-portraits painted from the 15th to the 19th century, and is no longer present in the 20th century The fourteenth century witnessed the beginning of remarkable changes in the Italian society and in the fifteenth century, this “Renaissance” spread to northern Europe Economic growth laid the material basis from the Italian Renaissance, from to , witnessed commercial and financial development, the growing political power of self. Attributed to the eighteenth-century French painter and nobleman Joseph Ducreux, this gripping portrait might depict the abolitionist and writer Olaudah Equiano (ca. –). Born in what today is southern Nigeria, Equiano was captured and enslaved as a child.   Portrait of the Artist contains over objects, including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and decorative arts ranging in date from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. The exhibition provides evidence that images of artists increasingly appear from the fifteenth century onwards and was linked how artists were perceived in.

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Moderate wear of book, including wear of spine and discoloration. Pencil writing in book. An ambitious exploration of the self-portrait from its inception in the early fifteenth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this ground-breaking book moves beyond the constraints of art history.

SELF-PORTRAIT: Renaissance to Contemporary allows us to share an intimate encounter with great artists of the past. The artist once. The production of self-portraits flourished around the fifteenth century, most likely as a result of both socio-cultural changes and technical innovations in the production of mirrors (e.g., Hall.

5 Mock-Heroic Self-Portraits 6 The Artist's Studio 7 At the Crossroads 8 Coming Home: Into the Nineteenth Century 9 Sex and Genius 10 Beyond the Face: Modern and Contemporary Self-Portraits Notes Selected Bibliography Acknowledgments Picture Credits Index Price: $ The profile view, which was favored in ancient coins, was frequently adopted in the fifteenth century, for instance, in Fra Filippo Lippi’s picture of a woman at a window, with a young man peeking in.

The three-quarter face, which allows for greater engagement between sitter and viewer, was also widely favored. 15 Aug - Explore carlnielsen1's board "15th century portraits", which is followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Renaissance art, 16 pins. A period of intense artistic and intellectual activity, said to be a 'rebirth' of Greco-Roman culture. Usually divided into an Italian Renaissance, from roughly the mid-fourteenth to mid-fifteenth century, and a Northern Renaissance also means rebirth.

In Flemish painting of the fifteenth century the realistic portrait comes into being with a startling suddenness. The practice of including the likeness of the donor - prelate, noble or wealthy merchant - in the altarpiece destined for church or convent exercised the superb skills of Jan van Eyck (), Roger van der Weyden () and.

Italian Renaissance Culture"Humanism" is the modern term for the intellectual movement that initiated the Italian Renaissance, which later spread to northern Europe.

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It includes paintings and drawings by, and of, some of the world's greatest artists, including Rembrandt van Rijn, Sir Peter Paul Rubens and Leonardo da : Jonathan Kantrowitz.

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Inwhile viewing new works by the emerging Viennese Expressionist painter Egon Schiele (–), Albert Paris von Gütersloh suggested that Schiele’s paintings “yearn only for gestures”—an observation that epitomizes the very crux of Schiele’s varied portraits, with their enigmatic visual language of the human body (Albert Paris von Gütersloh, Egon Schiele.

Self-Portraits 2: The Masked Face. In the meantime you may like to read a new book on self-portraiture: James Hall, art historian and critic, thematically examines an extensive range of self-portraits, from the Middle Ages to Durer, Rembrandt, Velazquez, through to the present day.

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Jerome, that revered bible translator, is shown sitting behind a single. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Although women artists have been involved in the making of art throughout history, their work, when compared to that of their male counterparts, has been often obfuscated, overlooked and undervalued.

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