By Robert Cumming
Taking an unique photographic method of glance intimately at yes issues, those 4 attention-grabbing books supply deeper realizing and richer delight in the worlds of structure, artwork, well-known artists, and myths and legends. writer BIO: Robert Cumming has been the chairman of Christie's schooling, London, studied artwork historical past at Cambridge collage, and his books have gained a number of foreign awards and comprise Just glance, simply Imagine, and Looking into Paintings.
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James), fifty seven Order of St. Michael, 38 Orgaz, count number, 42-3 orthogonals, 21 owls, symbolism, 24 P Pacheco, Francesco, forty three Padua, 10, 30 The Painter’s Studio, Courbet, 82-3 paints: oil, 15 clinical research, 29 Paphos, 23 Paradise, 12, sixteen, 24 Paris Commune, eighty two Paris Salon, sixty four, seventy nine, eighty two, ninety one Pater, Walter, 27 Perrot, Jules, 87 viewpoint: anamorphosis, 39 The Annunciation, Giotto, 12 atmospheric standpoint, fifty five The conflict of San Romano, Uccello, 21 l. a. Grande Jatte, Seurat, ninety two recession, eighty four, 87 the college of Athens, Raphael, 33 nonetheless lifestyles with Plaster forged, Cézanne, ninety seven Peter, St. , forty two, forty five phallic symbols, fifty two Philip II, King of Spain, 25, forty two Philip IV, King of Spain, 56-7 Philip the great, Duke of Burgundy, 14, 15, 17 Philistines, 29, 46-7 philosophy, 32 images, eighty one, 87 physiognomy, forty eight Piazzetta, Venice, sixty three Picasso, Pablo, forty two, fifty six, ninety six Guernica, 98-9 Piero della Francesca, ninety three The Baptism of Christ, 18-19 pigments, 15, 29 plague, 34-5, sixty two crops, symbolism, 19 see additionally flower symbolism Plato, 32, 33 excitement, 50-1 plein airr portray, eighty five pomegranates, symbolism, forty five pix: The Ambassadors, Holbein, 38-9 The Arnolfini Marriage, van Eyck, 14-15 The bed room at Arles, van Gogh, ninety five Las Meninas, Velázquez, 56-7 Mr. and Mrs. Andrews, Gainsborough, 66-7 The Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, 26-7 Poussin, Nicolas, fifty four, ninety three A Dance to the tune of Time, 50-1 Poverty, 50-1 predella panels, 35 Pre-Raphaelites, eighty, eighty one fundamental colours, fifty five prints, jap, 86, ninety five proportions, figures, fifty four Protestants, 38-9, forty three Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph, eighty three proverbs, 40-1 putti, 60-1 “pyramid of hope,” seventy seven Pythagoras, 32 R The Raft of the Medusa, Géricault, 76-7 Raphael, 37 drawing of The Mona Lisa, 27 Pre-Raphaelites and, eighty the college of Athens, 32-3 Realism, forty five, eighty three, eighty five Rebekah, 54-5 recession, eighty four, 87 pink, seventy nine symbolism, 17, forty seven, 70, eighty two Reformation, 39 Rembrandt, Belshazzar’s dinner party, 48-9, fifty three Renaissance: Botticelli, 22 Fra Angelico, 12 Giotto, eleven Leonardo da Vinci, 27 Michelangelo, 30 Piero della Francesca, 18 Raphael, 33 Uccello, 20 Reni, Guido, forty seven Renoir, Pierre Auguste, eighty five, ninety one The Luncheon of the Boating occasion, 88-9 recovery, 26, 31 Resurrection, forty two, forty five Reynolds, Sir Joshua, fifty four Rococo variety, 60-1, 66-7, seventy one Roman Empire, 22, 31, 50, 70-1 Romantic circulation, seventy two, eighty two, eighty five roses, symbolism, 12, 22, sixty one, eighty Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, sixty five Royal Academy, seventy nine, eighty one Rubens, Peter Paul, forty nine, fifty seven Pallas and Arachne, fifty six Samson and Delilah, 46-7 Ruskin, John, thirteen S Sabina, seventy one St. John the Baptist, Sansepolcro, 18 St. Peter’s, Rome, 31, 33 Salassians, 72-3 Samson, 29 Samson and Delilah, Rubens, 46-7 Samuel Menassah ben Israel, forty nine San Romano, conflict of, 20 Sansepolcro, 18-19 Sansovino, Jacopo, sixty three Santa Maria della Salute, Venice, sixty two Santo Tomé, Toledo, 42-3 Saturn, 22 satyrs, 37 the varsity of Athens, Raphael, 32-3 Schubert, Franz, seventy two Schumann, Robert, seventy two medical experiments, 68-9 Scrovegni, Enrico degli, 10 sculpture, 31 Sebastian, St, 34 Seine, River, 84-5, 88-9, ninety two Selve, Georges de, 38-9 Senegal, seventy seven feel and sensibility, sixty five Seurat, Georges, l. a. Grande Jatte, 92-3 sexuality, 24-5 sfumato, 26 Shakespeare, William, 37 shawms, symbolism, fifty three shells, symbolism, fifty two footwear, 15 signatures: Constable, seventy nine Courbet, eighty two David, 70 Degas, 87 Hunt, eighty one Manet, ninety Titian, 36 van Eyck, 14 Vermeer, fifty nine Silenus, 37 Sistine Chapel, Rome, 23 Michelangelo’s ceiling, 30-1, 32 dermis, texture, forty eight cranium: anamorphosis, 39 symbolism, 38, 52-3, sixty eight, eighty two Socrates, 32, 33 sunlight method, 38 Solomon, knot of, 20 Spain, 42-3, fifty eight, seventy four Spanish Civil battle, 98-9 sq., symbolism, 19 Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican, 32 Stations of the move, 14 Steenwyck, Harmen, The Vanities of Human existence, 52-3, seventy one Steenwyck, Pieter, fifty three Stephen, St.