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Visual Fact over Verbal Fiction

Visual Fact over Verbal Fiction
A Study of the Carracci and the Criticism, Theory, and Practice of Art in Renaissance and Baroque Italy

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  • Date Published: July 1988
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2001
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521343312

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  • This book attempts to provide a reassessment of the artist's practice and belief in Renaissance and Baroque Italy. The work concentrates on the work of the Carracci, and aims to show the difference between actual artistic practice and the theory of criticism that surrounds it.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 1988
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521343312
    • length: 272 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 185 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.922kg
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2001
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Introduction: the Carracci in the history of art
    1. The early biographies
    2. The Carracci and art theory
    3. The Carracci academy
    4. The drawings and paintings
    5. Reflections
    Abbreviations used in notes

  • Author

    Carl Goldstein, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

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