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The first survey of the Baroque and Rococo periods to incorporate modern scholarship in an entertaining and accessible way. Organized thematically, rather than strictly by dates and countries, it looks at art through the context of the church, monarchy, and the establishment of the academies, and considers women artists and gender issues. Features a 4-page illustrated time ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published November 27th 2006 by Prentice Hall (first published January 1st 1999)
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Dec 01, 2014 C rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A sweeping chronologue of the Baroque and Rococco era in European artistic history. Starting from the late Renaissance era and how the Baroque era came about, this book touches on many artists, and art styles including: painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design and religious items (such as tomb sculptures).

Outlining the history surrounding the eras, and what influenced each movement by artist or genre, is all included. The author delves into the different artistic styles with detail an
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