Title, Baroque and Rococo Art Books that matter · Praeger world of art series. Author, Germain Bazin. Publisher, Frederick A. Praeger, Length, pages. Get this from a library! Baroque and rococo. [Germain Bazin]. Germain Brazin’s engrossing survey of this rich subject ranges over all Europe and traces the orgins and effects of Baroque and Rococo – from the.
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Basin writes with tremendous verve and provides many barqoue insights. Having emerged from an extended tussle with Timothy Garton Ash I couldn’t help but be reminded of the ‘illusion of retrospective determinism’ about which Ranke warned and Garton Ash repeatedly refers. Paperbackpages. Robert Poortinga rated it really liked it Jul 01, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Baroque and Rococo by Germain BazinPaperback.
Joe Carver rated it liked it Dec 30, His style is almost baroque. Izzylf rated it liked it Jul 16, More perverse, considering this opening salvo, is that Bazin then proceeds to divi ‘No other period so clearly contradicts the theory of Taine, according to which art is strictly determined by environment.
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Last one Free shipping. The famous masters have been reassessed and whole areas of achievement–Italian Baroque painting, German Rococo architecture–have been brought to a new, enthusiastic public.
The famous masters have been reassessed and whole areas of achievement–Italian Baroque painting, German Baroque and Rococo art and architecture have become popular once more, after a century and a baain of neglect, misunderstanding and scorn.
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World of Art: Baroque and Rococo by Germain Bazin (1985, Paperback)
Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Germain Bazin’s engaging survey of this rich subject ranges over all Europe and traces the origins and effects of these two periods of art–from the Counter-Reformation to Neoclassicism, Exoticism and even Art Nouveau.
Want to Read saving…. More perverse, considering this opening salvo, is that Bazin then proceeds to divide his study of the Baroque along geographical rather than stylistic lines.
roccoco This item doesn’t belong on this page. Stephen rated it liked it Sep 07, Heba rated it really liked it Aug 29, Be the first to write a review. Show More Show Less. What results is entirely unsatisfactory; the book becomes little more than a well-illustrated timeline, the reader bombarded with lists of artists whilst their place in the Baroque canon is assumed to be, to all intents and purposes, self-evident.
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