By Robert Cumming
Taking an unique photographic method of glance intimately at yes themes, those 4 attention-grabbing books offer deeper knowing and richer delight in the worlds of structure, artwork, recognized artists, and myths and legends. writer BIO: Robert Cumming has been the chairman of Christie's schooling, London, studied artwork historical past at Cambridge college, and his books have received numerous overseas awards and comprise Just glance, simply Imagine, and Looking into Paintings.
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And Mrs. , 66-7 anemones, symbolism, 23 Angèle, 89 Angelico, Fra, The Annunciation, 12-13 angels, 12, 18-19, forty two The Annunciation, Fra Angelico, 12-13 Anthonite Order, 34 Anthony, St. , 35 Aphrodite, 22 Apollo, 32, fifty one apples, symbolism, forty five apprentices, forty eight structure, classical, 12 enviornment Chapel, Padua, 10, 30 Argenteuil, 84-5 Ariadne, 36-7 Aristotle, 32 mathematics, 38 Arles, ninety four, ninety five Arnolfini, Giovanni de Arrigo, 14-15 The Arnolfini Marriage, van Eyck, 14-15, fifty six Arrival of the French Ambassador, Canaletto, 62-3 The Artist’s Studio, Vermeer, 58-9 Atlas, 37 atmospheric standpoint, fifty five Augustine, St. , forty three Aurora, fifty one Autumn impression at Argenteuil, Monet, 84-5 The Awakening judgment of right and wrong, Hunt, 80-1 B Bacchus, 36-7, fifty one Bacchus and Ariadne, Titian, 36-7 Bailly, David, fifty three The Baptism of Christ, Piero della Francesca, 18-19 A Bar on the Folies-Bergère, Manet, 90-1 Barbier, Baron Raoul, 88 Barbizon college, seventy nine Baroque kind, forty four, forty six, fifty six bas-reliefs, 70 “bath of Venus”, 25 The conflict of San Romano, Uccello, 20-1, ninety eight Baudelaire, Charles, eighty three good looks: beliefs of classical, 23 medieval rules of, 25 The bed room at Arles, van Gogh, 94-5 beds, symbolism, 15 Beethoven, Ludwig van, seventy two Bellini, Giovanni, 28 bells, symbolism, eighty one Belshazzar’s ceremonial dinner, Rembrandt, 48-9, fifty three Bible, thirteen, forty, fifty five, sixty nine birds, symbolism, eighty one The delivery of Venus, Botticelli, 22-3 bitumen, seventy six blue, symbolism, eleven, forty-one Boleyn, Anne, 38 books, symbolism, fifty three, sixty one Bosch, Hieronymus, 30 The backyard of Earthly Delights, 24-5 Botticelli, Sandro, The start of Venus, 22-3 Boudin, Eugène, eighty five Bramante, Donato, 33 bread, symbolism, forty four Brontë relatives, seventy two Bruegel, Pieter the Elder, 25 Netherlandish Proverbs, 40-1 Bruges, 14 brushes, fifty seven Bruyas, Alfred, eighty two, eighty three bubbles, symbolism, 50 Buchon, Max, eighty three bull battling, ninety eight Burgundian Empire, 15, 17 The Burial of count number Orgaz, El Greco, 42-3 US_102_Art_Explained_US S 102 2 Byron, Lord, seventy two Byzantine artwork, eleven C Caillebotte, Gustave, 89 Cain, 29 Calvinism, fifty two, fifty three camels, 10 digital camera obscura, sixty two Canaletto, Arrival of the French Ambassador, 62-3 candles, symbolism, 14, sixty eight Caravaggio, forty seven, forty nine The Supper at Emmaus, 44-5, fifty three playing cards, symbolism, sixty five cats, symbolism, eighty one Catherine of Aragon, 38 Catholic Church: Baroque variety, forty six Counter-Reformation, forty three England breaks clear of, 38-9 in Spain, fifty seven Cenami, Giovanna, 14-15 Cézanne, Paul, eighty five Poussin’s impression, 50 nonetheless existence with Peppermint Bottle, ninety six nonetheless lifestyles portray, fifty three nonetheless lifestyles with Plaster solid, 96-7 Champfleury, eighty three Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon, fifty three The Governess, 64-5 Charigot, Aline, 88, 89 Charity, 29 Charles I, King of britain, forty seven Chastity, eighty Chatou, Isle of, 88, 89 cheetahs, 36 chiaroscuro, forty four, forty seven, forty eight Chloris, 22 Christ: The Adoration of the Magi, Giotto, 10-11 The Baptism of Christ, Piero della Francesca, 18-19 Crucifixion, 16-17, 34-5, seventy four, eighty two, ninety nine The Deposition, van der Weyden, 16-17 The Isenheim Altarpiece, Grünewald, 34-5 the sunshine of the area, eighty Stations of the go, 14 The Supper at Emmaus, Caravaggio, 44-5 chronometers, fifty two Church of britain, 38-9 circle, symbolism, 19 classical structure, 12 Claude, seventy two, seventy three, eighty four the wedding of Isaac and Rebekah, 54-5 Clement IX, Pope, 50 Cleopas, sixteen, forty four Clio, fifty eight clouds, 37, sixty three, seventy three, seventy six, seventy nine, eighty four colour: colour thought, eighty four, ninety two complementary, seventy nine, eighty four, ninety three Divisionism, ninety two emotional impression, ninety five Impressionism, eighty four fundamental, fifty five temperature, eighty five colour symbolism: blue, eleven, forty-one crimson, forty seven, 70, eighty two white, sixteen, 29 yellow, ninety four Columbus, Christopher, 39 columns, symbolism, 29 comets, eleven complementary colours, seventy nine, eighty four, ninety three Constable, John, The Hay Wain, 78-9 Copernicus, 38 Counter-Reformation, forty three Courbet, Gustave, eighty five The Painter’s Studio, 82-3 construction, 30 Cronus, 22 crossbows, symbolism, 17 crucifixes, 38, forty two Crucifixion, 16-17, 34-5, seventy four, eighty two, ninety nine crystal, symbolism, 14 Cubism, ninety seven, 98-9 Cuenot, Urbain, eighty three Cupid, forty six, sixty one, eighty, ninety seven Curatii, 70 Cyprus, 23 Cythera, 23, 60 D The Dance type, Degas, 86-7 A Dance to the song of Time, Poussin, 50-1 Dante, eleven Darius the Mede, forty nine David, Jacques-Louis, 50, seventy two The Oath of the Horatii, 70-1, seventy four, seventy six dying: Father Time, fifty one in medieval paintings, 24 shadow of, 38 symbolism, fifty two, sixty five, eighty two Vanitas, 52-3 demise mask, fifty nine Degas, Edgar, The Dance category, 86-7 Delacroix, Eugène, sixty nine, seventy two, seventy seven Delilah, 46-7 della Rovere kinfolk, 31 Demarsy, Jeanne, ninety The Deposition, van der Weyden, 16-17 Desfontaines, Abbé, sixty five Dinteville, Jean de, 38-9 Diogenes, 33 Dionysus, 37 Divisionism, ninety two Doge’s Palace, Venice, sixty three canines, symbolism, 15 Dominican friars, thirteen Doric Order, 33, 70, seventy one doves, symbolism, thirteen, 18 dragons, 14 Duval, Jeanne, eighty three E East Anglia, seventy eight Ecclesiastes, e-book of, forty, 52-3 Eden, backyard of, 12, 15, 24, 30 egg tempera, 15 Egypt, old, ninety two elephants, seventy two Elizabeth I, Queen of britain, forty two England, 38-9, 66-7, 78-9, eighty Enlightenment, sixty nine, seventy four Ephrussi, Charles, 89 Epicurus, 32 Este, Alfonso d’, Duke of Ferrara, 36 Eucharist, forty four Euclid, 33 Eve see Adam and Eve The scan with an Air Pump, Wright, sixty five, 68-9 F Fall of guy, 30 fanatics, symbolism, sixty one Father Time, fifty one Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, seventy four fertility symbols, 14, 15, sixty seven “fêtes galantes”, 60-1 figs, symbolism, forty five figures, proportions, fifty four Flanders, fifty eight Flemish institution, 15 flowers, 22 Florence, 12, 20, 23 flower symbolism, ninety nine anemones, 23 lilies, thirteen marigolds, eighty one morning glory, eighty myrtle, 23 roses, 12, 22, sixty one, eighty flutes, symbolism, fifty two Folies-Bergère, 90-1 foreshortening, 20, forty five, forty nine shape, simplification of, eleven Fortitude, 29 Fortune, 29 Fountain of existence, 24 Fournaise, M.