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Sofonisba Anguissola: The First Great Woman Artist of the Renaissance

Perlingieri, Ilya Sandra

ISBN 10: 0847815447 / ISBN 13: 9780847815449
Edité par Rizzoli, New York, 1992
Etat : Near Fine Couverture rigide
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223 pp. Quarto. With 122 illustrations, forty in color. With errata slip.Inscribed by the author in a calligraphic hand on the title page. With typed letter signed by the author. Sofonisba Anguissola was a student of Michelangelo, court painter to Phillip II of Spain, and the last of the Renaissance Mannerist painters. When Anthony Van Dyck was twenty-five, he made a visit to the 92 year old artist and made sketches of her for his Italian Sketchbook which became the basis for his oil portraits of Anguissola . From the library of Charles Bell, writer and poet. His first novel, The Married Land, Houghton Mifflin, 1962, was praised by William Carlos Williams. In the author's letter, she refers to "the new section on Sofonisba" which was part of Bell's magnum opus, Symbolic History, an audio-visual multi-media slide show on cultural history, to which she is donating a slide of Sofonisba's "The Chess Game" - the painting illustrating the dust jacket of this book. Bell has made pen notatations below a few plates else Fine in VG+ dust jacket. Size: 4 1/2" x 6 1/8". N° de réf. du libraire 4455

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Titre : Sofonisba Anguissola: The First Great Woman ...

Éditeur : Rizzoli, New York

Date d'édition : 1992

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : First Edition.

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Book by Ilya Sandra Perlingieri

From Library Journal:

Anguissola was erased from the annals of art history for four centuries, but Perlingieri's exhaustive archival research reestablishes her as a force in the creation of 16th-century art. Her resurrection is cause for rejoicing, but it also forces us to consider the injustice of the loss of a master who painted for over 80 years. Born into nobility, the artist benefited from astute parenting and a comprehensive education that included study under Campi, Gatti, and, briefly, Michelangelo. Both Mannerist and High Renaissance influences penetrate her impressive body of work. Perlingieri unleashes the essential truth of a female painter who flourished despite antagonism from patriarchal society, thoroughly underscoring Anguissola's characteristic technique and style in rendering emotion and anatomy. The deft descriptions of period costumes mirror the accuracy and seriousness with which Anguissola painted. The book's flaws--e.g., imprecise page layout, repeated sentences, misnumbered plates--do not outweigh the importance of the documentation. Recommended for most collections.
- Marigrace Maselli, New York
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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