Item description for The Art of Italy in the Royal Collection: Renaissance and Baroque by Lucy Whitaker, Martin Clayton & Aislinn Loconte...
Overview Brings together 93 paintings and 85 drawings from the Royal Collection. Published to accompany an exhibition of international importance at The Queen's Gallery, this book include works which range from small studies to large altarpieces, and from religious narratives to mythological subjects and portraiture.
Publishers Description The earliest paintings in the book date from the beginning of the sixteenth century and include Giovanni Bellini's Portrait of a Young Man, Lorenzo Costa's Portrait of a Lady with a Lapdog, and the Portrait of a Man which has previously been attributed to Raphael. From the end of the seventeenth century is the series of twelve paintings on copper by Luca Giordano, illustrating the story of Cupid and Psyche. In between are works by Andrea del Sarto, Bronzino, Caravaggio, Correggio, Titian, Giulio Romano, Jacopa Bassano, Lorenzo Lotto, Palma Vecchio, Veronese, Parmigianino, Tintoretto, Annibale Carracci, Domenichino, Domenico Fetti, Orazio and Artemesia Gentileschi, Guido Reni, and Guercino; ranging in scale from small devotional paintings to large altarpieces, and from religious narratives to mythological subjects and portraiture.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.75" Width: 9.5" Height: 11" Weight: 5.5 lbs.
Release Date Jul 25, 2007
Publisher Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd
ISBN 190216329X ISBN13 9781902163291
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More About Lucy Whitaker, Martin Clayton & Aislinn Loconte
Martin Clayton is curator of the print room at Windsor Castle.
Martin Clayton was born in 1967 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Open University, UK Durham University, UK Durham University, UK Durham.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Art of Italy in the Royal Collection: Renaissance and Baroque?
The best! Oct 10, 2007
After visiting the Royal Collection on two occassions I wanted a good reference book. This is the best on the market! The profusely detailed colored photos throughout are nothing less than superior quality. The history of each painting is explained and a lot of information about the artist, their life, and style is also discussed in great detail. This is NOT a small book. It has proven to be invaluable in researching various art works. If you cannot make a trip to visit the italian paintings of Royal Collection in person, this book is mandated. I can honestly say, this book is a masterpiece.