William Blake. Dante's `Divine Comedy'. the Complete Drawings - Sebastian Schutze (Hardcover)

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Barcode
9783836568630
Department
Books
Released
27 Jul 2019
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Sebastian Schutze
Maria Antonietta Terzoli
Benedikt Taschen (Director)
Subtitle
Dante's Divine Comedy, the Complete Drawings
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Taschen America Llc
Language
English
Number of Pages
464
Dimensions
239 x 173mm (1.6kg)

Summary

Discover William Blake’s complete 102 illustrations for The Divine Comedy, with excerpts from Dante’s epic poem. Featuring an intimate reading of Blake’s extraordinary works and many close-up details, this is a breathtaking encounter with two of the finest artistic talents in history, as well as with such universal themes as love, guilt,...

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Art
BISAC Subject 1
Art / Individual Artists / General
BISAC Subject 2
Art / History / Romanticism
BISAC Subject 4
Art / History / Romanticism
BIC Classification 1
Individual artists, art monographs
BIC Classification 2
Art & design styles: Romanticism
Library Subject 1
Drawing, English
Library Subject 2
Watercolor painting, English
Dewey Classification
709

Author Bio

Sebastian Schutze was a longtime research fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max Planck Institute for Art History) in Rome. He is a member of the academic board of the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici in Naples, and a member of the Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. From 2003 to 2009 he held the Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art at Queen's University in Kingston. In 2009 he was appointed professor of early modern art history at Vienna University.

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"Produced to the highest standard in kaleidoscopic colour, this is a work to be treasured by lay readers and scholars alike."