the universal art of samuel van hoogstraten 1627 1678 painter writer and courtier

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The Universal Art Of Samuel Van Hoogstraten 1627 1678

Author : Thijs Weststeijn
ISBN : 9789048518593
Genre : Art
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Samuel van Hoogstraten was meer dan een succesvol leerling van Rembrandt en een veelzijdig schilder. Door zijn experimenten met optische illusies zocht hij aansluiting bij de natuurwetenschap van zijn tijd. Bovendien schreef hij enkele van de eerste Nederlandse romans en toneelstukken, en een schildertraktaat. Hij reisde naar Rome, Wenen en Londen, en introduceerde de Europese hofcultuur in de Lage Landen. In dit boek onderzoeken verschillende specialisten Van Hoogstratens werk, dat op unieke wijze aantoont hoe in de Nederlandse Gouden Eeuw schilderkunst, literatuur en wetenschap verweven waren. Hierbij gaat bijzondere aandacht uit naar Van Hoogstratens kunsttheorie en zijn literaire teksten, de rol van schilderijen in zijn sociale netwerk, zijn contacten in Italië en Engeland en natuurlijk de kunst van zijn leermeester, Rembrandt. Door nog onbekende werken voor het voetlicht te brengen en nieuwe verbanden te leggen tussen woord en beeld, levert dit boek een belangrijke bijdrage aan ons begrip van Van Hoogstratens `universele kunst in het bredere kader van de vroegmoderne cultuurgeschiedenis.

The Visible World

Author : Thijs Weststeijn
ISBN : 9789089640277
Genre : Art
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How did painters and their public speak about art in Rembrandt's age? This book about the writings of the painter-poet Samuel van Hoogstraten, one of Rembrandt's pupils, examines a wide variety of themes from painting practice and theory from the Dutch Golden Age. It addresses the contested issue of 'Dutch realism' and its hidden symbolism, as well as Rembrandt's concern with representing emotions in order to involve the spectator. Diverse aspects of imitation and illusion come to the fore, such as the theory behind sketchy or 'rough' brushwork and the active role played by the viewer's imagination. Taking as its starting point discussions in Rembrandt's studio, this unique study provides an ambitious overview of Dutch artists' ideas on painting.

Renaissance Theories Of Vision

Author : John Shannon Hendrix
ISBN : 9781317066392
Genre : Art
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How are processes of vision, perception, and sensation conceived in the Renaissance? How are those conceptions made manifest in the arts? The essays in this volume address these and similar questions to establish important theoretical and philosophical bases for artistic production in the Renaissance and beyond. The essays also attend to the views of historically significant writers from the ancient classical period to the eighteenth century, including Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, St Augustine, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen), Ibn Sahl, Marsilio Ficino, Nicholas of Cusa, Leon Battista Alberti, Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Gregorio Comanini, John Davies, Rene Descartes, Samuel van Hoogstraten, and George Berkeley. Contributors carefully scrutinize and illustrate the effect of changing and evolving ideas of intellectual and physical vision on artistic practice in Florence, Rome, Venice, England, Austria, and the Netherlands. The artists whose work and practices are discussed include Fra Angelico, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Filippino Lippi, Giovanni Bellini, Raphael, Parmigianino, Titian, Bronzino, Johannes Gumpp and Rembrandt van Rijn. Taken together, the essays provide the reader with a fresh perspective on the intellectual confluence between art, science, philosophy, and literature across Renaissance Europe.

Artifice And Illusion

Author : Celeste Brusati
ISBN : 0226077853
Genre : Art
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Samuel van Hoogstraten is familiar to scholars of Dutch art as a talented pupil and early critic of Rembrandt, and as the author of a major Dutch painting treatise. In this book, Celeste Brusati looks at the art, writing, and career of this multifaceted artist. A rich appreciation of one of the most often cited but least understood figures in seventeenth-century Dutch art, this book will interest scholars and students of art history, social history, and visual culture.


Author : Steven Nadler
ISBN : 0521002931
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first complete biography of Spinoza in any language and is based on detailed archival research.

Spirits Unseen

Author : Christine Göttler
ISBN : 9789004163966
Genre : History
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Investigating the meanings and uses of "spiritus" in a variety of early modern disciplines and fields - natural philosophy, theology, music, literature and the visual arts - this book revisits the ambivalent history of a central ancient concept in a period of crisis and change.

Vermeer And The Delft School

Author : Walter A. Liedtke
ISBN : 0300088485
Genre : Art
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"Seventeenth-century Delft has often been viewed as a quaint town whose artists painted scenes of domestic life. This book revises that image, showing that the small but vibrant Dutch city produced a wide range of artworks, including luxurious tapestries and silver objects, as well as sophisticated paintings for the court at The Hague and for patrician collectors in Delft itself."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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