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Pleasure and Piety

The Art of Joachim Wtewael

Pleasure and Piety( )
Author: Wheelock, Arthur K.
Clifton, James
Helmus, Liesbeth M.
Lowenthal, Anne W.
Wheelock, James
Contribution by: Centraal Museum (Utrecht, Netherlands) Staff,
National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Staff,
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Staff,
Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation Staff,
Alsteens, Stijn
Publication Date:Feb 2015
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $145.00
Book Description:

A brilliant colorist and masterful storyteller, Dutch mannerist Joachim Wtewael (1566-1638) wielded a remarkably skilled brush and the technical ability to show it off in intricate compositions. He took inspiration from a wide range of biblical and mythological sources to create imaginative, often quite erotic scenes. While such pictures were prized in Wtewael's time, more recently they were hidden away--behind other paintings, in leather folders on bookshelves, and in the reserves...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):25 x 29 x 2.695 cm
Book Weight:1.534 Kilograms

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