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Poussin as a painter : from classicism to abstraction, Richard Verdi

Label
Poussin as a painter : from classicism to abstraction
Title
Poussin as a painter
Title remainder
from classicism to abstraction
Statement of responsibility
Richard Verdi
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Universally regarded as the father of French painting, Nicolas Poussin is arguably the greatest of all painters of that school. Yet Poussin's reputation has been founded more on the intellectual and philosophical qualities of his art than its sheer visual beauty. In Poussin as a Painter: From Classicism to Abstraction, Richard Verdi redresses the balance, describing and analyzing Poussin's outstanding gifts as a pictorial storyteller, designer and colourist - in short, on the purely aesthetic (and often abstract) aspects of his art that have inspired so many later painters, from Cezanne to Picasso. The book features more than 220 fine illustrations, the majority in colour, and encompasses all aspects of Poussin's art from the mid 1620s to his death in 1665. This ground-breaking study gives new insight into Poussin, and is essential reading for all who admire this seminal French painter
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Verdi, Richard
Dewey number
759.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND553.P8
LC item number
V47 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Poussin, Nicolas
Label
Poussin as a painter : from classicism to abstraction, Richard Verdi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. The Artist's Life -- 2. An Introduction to Poussin's Art -- 3. Invention and Composition -- 4. Themes Treated Twice -- 5. Poussin's Development as a Colourist -- 6. Colour and Subject -- 7. Colour and Composition -- 8. The Theory of the Modes -- 9. Landscape to 1651 -- 10. The Late Landscapes -- 11. Poussin and his Contemporaries -- 12. Poussin and Posterity
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9781789141474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
  • on1144453643
  • (OCoLC)1144453643
Label
Poussin as a painter : from classicism to abstraction, Richard Verdi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. The Artist's Life -- 2. An Introduction to Poussin's Art -- 3. Invention and Composition -- 4. Themes Treated Twice -- 5. Poussin's Development as a Colourist -- 6. Colour and Subject -- 7. Colour and Composition -- 8. The Theory of the Modes -- 9. Landscape to 1651 -- 10. The Late Landscapes -- 11. Poussin and his Contemporaries -- 12. Poussin and Posterity
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9781789141474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
  • on1144453643
  • (OCoLC)1144453643

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