The Life and Art of Albrecht Durer

The Life and Art of Albrecht Durer

by Erwin Panofsky

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The evolution of high and post-medieval art in Western Europe might be compared to a great fugue in which the leading theme was taken up, with variations, by the different countries. The Gothic style was created in France; the Renaissance and Baroque originated in Italy and were perfected in cooperation with the Netherlands; Rococo and nineteenth century Impressionism are French; and eighteenth century Classicism and Romanticism are basically English.

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ISBN-13: 9780691003030
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 03/01/1971
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 500
Product dimensions: 7.28(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Erwin Panofsky (1892-1968) taught at the University of Hamburg, New York University, Princeton University, and Harvard University. Jeffrey Chipps Smith is Kay Fortson Chair in European Art at the University of Texas, Austin. His books include Sensuous Worship (Princeton).

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