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The sixteenth-century Italian paintings Volume 2 Venice 1540-1600

£39.99

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This substantial and beautifully illustrated volume documents the National Gallery's unrivaled collection of Venetian paintings created between 1540 and 1600, including some of the greatest works commissioned by the city from Veronese, Titian, Tintoretto, and the Bassano family. The collection is so rich and varied that the book serves as an introduction to all the major types of painting produced in Venice during this period--the altarpiece, portrait, confraternity chapel decoration, ceiling and furniture painting, and paintings for the portego (long central hall) of a palace. Among the many important works included are Titian's Vendramin Family Venerating a Relic of the True Cross, Veronese's Family of Darius and four Allegories, and Tintoretto's Origin of the Milky Way. Nicholas Penny provides comprehensive and detailed information reflecting the most up-to-date scholarship on the paintings--many of which have passed through some of the greatest collections in Europe--along with a thorough discussion of their provenance.

In a very good condition.

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Author(s):
Penny, Nicholas
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1857099133
ISBN-13:
9781857099133
Number of pages:
518
Publisher:
National Gallery Company London, Distributed by Yale University Press
Title:
The sixteenth-century Italian paintings Volume 2 Venice 1540-1600

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This substantial and beautifully illustrated volume documents the National Gallery's unrivaled collection of Venetian paintings created between 1540 and 1600, including some of the greatest works commissioned by the city from Veronese, Titian, Tintoretto, and the Bassano family. The collection is so rich and varied that the book serves as an introduction to all the major types of painting produced in Venice during this period--the altarpiece, portrait, confraternity chapel decoration, ceiling and furniture painting, and paintings for the portego (long central hall) of a palace. Among the many important works included are Titian's Vendramin Family Venerating a Relic of the True Cross, Veronese's Family of Darius and four Allegories, and Tintoretto's Origin of the Milky Way. Nicholas Penny provides comprehensive and detailed information reflecting the most up-to-date scholarship on the paintings--many of which have passed through some of the greatest collections in Europe--along with a thorough discussion of their provenance.

In a very good condition.

Author(s):
Penny, Nicholas
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1857099133
ISBN-13:
9781857099133
Number of pages:
518
Publisher:
National Gallery Company London, Distributed by Yale University Press
Title:
The sixteenth-century Italian paintings Volume 2 Venice 1540-1600

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