Italian Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Italian Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

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Diane De Grazia and Eric Garberson, with Edgar Peters Bowron, Peter M. Lukehart, and Mitchell Merling

Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalog

 

The National Gallery collections include the most important Italian baroque paintings in America: the only landscape by Annibale Carracci in the United States; major works by Anton Maria Vasallo, Bernardo Strozzi, Donato Creti, and Sebastiano Ricci; and a number of view paintings by the popular eighteenth-century Venetian artists Canaletto, Bernardo Bellotto, and the Guardi. Among the sixty-nine works explored in this volume are Orazio Gentileschi's Lute Player, considered his masterpiece; Jusepe de Ribera's Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew, the Gallery's first work of the school of Naples; and one of Bellotto's largest and most remarkable view paintings, The Fortress of Königstein.

  • Hardcover
  • 9.625 x 11.25 inches
  • 392 pages, 54 color and 79 b+w illustrations
  • Published: 1996


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