'Rogier van der Weyden 1400-1464: Master of Passions' highlights the body of work of, alongside Jan van Eyck, one of the most important Flemish painters of the fifteenth century. His success begins around 1453 when he leaves his native Tournai to settle in Brussels as official painter to the city. There, he becomes the most highly regarded and influential of all fifteenth-century northern-European artists. His restrained, emotional and sensuous visual idiom inspired many of his contemporaries. His work is a milestone in the development of the visual arts and influences generations of artists after him, until well into the sixteenth century. This fascinating work is essential reading for anyone interested in art and history. It illustrates the masterpieces of Rogier van der Weyden and his contemporaries from major European and North American collections and offers a unique overview. Written by specialists in the field and superbly illustrated, it guarantees hours of browsing pleasure. Van der Weyden was a pioneer in rendering human emotions and it is precisely because of this that his work remains relevant and fascinating for the present day viewer and that we can justifiably speak of a timeless and universal oeuvre.
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Description du livre W Books, 2010. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P119085261058
Description du livre W Books. Hardcover. État : New. 9085261058 New Condition. N° de réf. du libraire NEW6.1770214