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The late paintings of Velázquez 1 edition

The late paintings of Velázquez
Giles Knox

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The late paintings of Velázquez
theorizing painterly performance
Giles Knox.

Published 2008 by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Ch. 1. Critical responses to painterly painting. Wölfflin's Malerisch
Italian responses to painterly brushwork
Spanish responses to painterly brushwork
The hand of the artist
Velázquez and Marco Boschini
Ch. 2. An allegory of painterly painting. Portrait? Sibyl?
Cesare Ripa's Pittura
The origin of painting I. : Dibutades
The origin of painting II : Narcissus
The origin of painting III : God
Ch. 3. The Spinners and the triumph of Venice. The background
The foreground I : Process and product
The foreground II : Moving figures
Tintoretto : tirato via di pratica
Ch. 4. The Spinners as critique. Inverting Michelangelo
Baltasar Gracián's Agudeza
Redefining Affetti and the hierarchy of the genres
Ch. 5. Las Meninas : social and structural perspectives. The early descriptions
Structure and story
The nobility of Velázquez ; The nobility of painting
Ch. 6. Las Meninas : painterly polemics. Critique of theory
Las Meninas and Poussin's self-portraits
The mirror
Jan van Eyck's Arnolfini wedding and Baltasar Gracián's Agudeza
Final touches

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Visual culture in early modernity


Dewey Decimal Class
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ND813.V4 K63 2008

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