By Robert Cumming
Taking an unique photographic method of glance intimately at definite themes, those 4 interesting books supply deeper knowing and richer delight in the worlds of structure, paintings, well-known artists, and myths and legends. writer BIO: Robert Cumming has been the chairman of Christie's schooling, London, studied paintings historical past at Cambridge college, and his books have gained numerous overseas awards and comprise Just glance, simply Imagine, and Looking into Paintings.
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Forty three Aurora, fifty one Autumn impact at Argenteuil, Monet, 84-5 The Awakening sense of right and wrong, Hunt, 80-1 B Bacchus, 36-7, fifty one Bacchus and Ariadne, Titian, 36-7 Bailly, David, fifty three The Baptism of Christ, Piero della Francesca, 18-19 A Bar on the Folies-Bergère, Manet, 90-1 Barbier, Baron Raoul, 88 Barbizon institution, seventy nine Baroque kind, forty four, forty six, fifty six bas-reliefs, 70 “bath of Venus”, 25 The conflict of San Romano, Uccello, 20-1, ninety eight Baudelaire, Charles, eighty three good looks: beliefs of classical, 23 medieval principles of, 25 The bed room at Arles, van Gogh, 94-5 beds, symbolism, 15 Beethoven, Ludwig van, seventy two Bellini, Giovanni, 28 bells, symbolism, eighty one Belshazzar’s dinner party, Rembrandt, 48-9, fifty three Bible, thirteen, forty, fifty five, sixty nine birds, symbolism, eighty one The start of Venus, Botticelli, 22-3 bitumen, seventy six blue, symbolism, eleven, forty-one Boleyn, Anne, 38 books, symbolism, fifty three, sixty one Bosch, Hieronymus, 30 The backyard of Earthly Delights, 24-5 Botticelli, Sandro, The beginning of Venus, 22-3 Boudin, Eugène, eighty five Bramante, Donato, 33 bread, symbolism, forty four Brontë kinfolk, seventy two Bruegel, Pieter the Elder, 25 Netherlandish Proverbs, 40-1 Bruges, 14 brushes, fifty seven Bruyas, Alfred, eighty two, eighty three bubbles, symbolism, 50 Buchon, Max, eighty three bull scuffling with, ninety eight Burgundian Empire, 15, 17 The Burial of count number Orgaz, El Greco, 42-3 US_102_Art_Explained_US S 102 2 Byron, Lord, seventy two Byzantine artwork, eleven C Caillebotte, Gustave, 89 Cain, 29 Calvinism, fifty two, fifty three camels, 10 digicam obscura, sixty two Canaletto, Arrival of the French Ambassador, 62-3 candles, symbolism, 14, sixty eight Caravaggio, forty seven, forty nine The Supper at Emmaus, 44-5, fifty three playing cards, symbolism, sixty five cats, symbolism, eighty one Catherine of Aragon, 38 Catholic Church: Baroque type, forty six Counter-Reformation, forty three England breaks clear of, 38-9 in Spain, fifty seven Cenami, Giovanna, 14-15 Cézanne, Paul, eighty five Poussin’s impression, 50 nonetheless lifestyles with Peppermint Bottle, ninety six nonetheless existence portray, fifty three nonetheless lifestyles with Plaster solid, 96-7 Champfleury, eighty three Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon, fifty three The Governess, 64-5 Charigot, Aline, 88, 89 Charity, 29 Charles I, King of britain, forty seven Chastity, eighty Chatou, Isle of, 88, 89 cheetahs, 36 chiaroscuro, forty four, forty seven, forty eight Chloris, 22 Christ: The Adoration of the Magi, Giotto, 10-11 The Baptism of Christ, Piero della Francesca, 18-19 Crucifixion, 16-17, 34-5, seventy four, eighty two, ninety nine The Deposition, van der Weyden, 16-17 The Isenheim Altarpiece, Grünewald, 34-5 the sunshine of the area, eighty Stations of the pass, 14 The Supper at Emmaus, Caravaggio, 44-5 chronometers, fifty two Church of britain, 38-9 circle, symbolism, 19 classical structure, 12 Claude, seventy two, seventy three, eighty four the wedding of Isaac and Rebekah, 54-5 Clement IX, Pope, 50 Cleopas, sixteen, forty four Clio, fifty eight clouds, 37, sixty three, seventy three, seventy six, seventy nine, eighty four colour: colour thought, eighty four, ninety two complementary, seventy nine, eighty four, ninety three Divisionism, ninety two emotional effect, ninety five Impressionism, eighty four fundamental, fifty five temperature, eighty five colour symbolism: blue, eleven, forty-one crimson, forty seven, 70, eighty two white, sixteen, 29 yellow, ninety four Columbus, Christopher, 39 columns, symbolism, 29 comets, eleven complementary colours, seventy nine, eighty four, ninety three Constable, John, The Hay Wain, 78-9 Copernicus, 38 Counter-Reformation, forty three Courbet, Gustave, eighty five The Painter’s Studio, 82-3 production, 30 Cronus, 22 crossbows, symbolism, 17 crucifixes, 38, forty two Crucifixion, 16-17, 34-5, seventy four, eighty two, ninety nine crystal, symbolism, 14 Cubism, ninety seven, 98-9 Cuenot, Urbain, eighty three Cupid, forty six, sixty one, eighty, ninety seven Curatii, 70 Cyprus, 23 Cythera, 23, 60 D The Dance type, Degas, 86-7 A Dance to the track of Time, Poussin, 50-1 Dante, eleven Darius the Mede, forty nine David, Jacques-Louis, 50, seventy two The Oath of the Horatii, 70-1, seventy four, seventy six dying: Father Time, fifty one in medieval artwork, 24 shadow of, 38 symbolism, fifty two, sixty five, eighty two Vanitas, 52-3 dying mask, fifty nine Degas, Edgar, The Dance classification, 86-7 Delacroix, Eugène, sixty nine, seventy two, seventy seven Delilah, 46-7 della Rovere kin, 31 Demarsy, Jeanne, ninety The Deposition, van der Weyden, 16-17 Desfontaines, Abbé, sixty five Dinteville, Jean de, 38-9 Diogenes, 33 Dionysus, 37 Divisionism, ninety two Doge’s Palace, Venice, sixty three canines, symbolism, 15 Dominican friars, thirteen Doric Order, 33, 70, seventy one doves, symbolism, thirteen, 18 dragons, 14 Duval, Jeanne, eighty three E East Anglia, seventy eight Ecclesiastes, publication of, forty, 52-3 Eden, backyard of, 12, 15, 24, 30 egg tempera, 15 Egypt, old, ninety two elephants, seventy two Elizabeth I, Queen of britain, forty two England, 38-9, 66-7, 78-9, eighty Enlightenment, sixty nine, seventy four Ephrussi, Charles, 89 Epicurus, 32 Este, Alfonso d’, Duke of Ferrara, 36 Eucharist, forty four Euclid, 33 Eve see Adam and Eve The test with an Air Pump, Wright, sixty five, 68-9 F Fall of guy, 30 enthusiasts, symbolism, sixty one Father Time, fifty one Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, seventy four fertility symbols, 14, 15, sixty seven “fêtes galantes”, 60-1 figs, symbolism, forty five figures, proportions, fifty four Flanders, fifty eight Flemish institution, 15 flowers, 22 Florence, 12, 20, 23 flower symbolism, ninety nine anemones, 23 lilies, thirteen marigolds, eighty one morning glory, eighty myrtle, 23 roses, 12, 22, sixty one, eighty flutes, symbolism, fifty two Folies-Bergère, 90-1 foreshortening, 20, forty five, forty nine shape, simplification of, eleven Fortitude, 29 Fortune, 29 Fountain of lifestyles, 24 Fournaise, M.