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Greco: the life and work of the artist

Lionello Puppi

Greco: the life and work of the artist

by Lionello Puppi

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greco, 1541?-1614.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementtranslated from the Italian by Eva Pirie.
    SeriesA Dolphin art book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND813 .T4P83 1967b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5651846M
    LC Control Number68091613

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      This lavishly illustrated book—the first comprehensive English-language publication on El Greco in many years—addresses the full range of the artist’s work in painting and sculpture, from his Byzantine icons to his late altarpieces.   El Greco’s life and work spans the time between Mannerism and the Baroque period. After the Venetian influence diminished, his style became so distinctive and personal that it defies categorization. His work is now regarded to be an early manifestation of “expressionism.” Elongated figures are a characteristic of El Greco’s work in Spain.

    From the artist returns his look to contemporary urban life. The first result of this new research was exposed in Germany in under the title Wild Silence. In he published the book / portfolio Mixed Times with texts by the artist Sergio Fingermann. This work . 'El Greco: Life & Work - A New History' is no exception. The book design diverges from the more tradional fonts and layouts utilized to great effect by another stellar company, Abbeville Press, who specialize in other artists from the renaissance and baroque/5(10).


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Greco: the life and work of the artist by Lionello Puppi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authoritative, illustrated life and work of El Greco, one of the world’s most influential and inimitable creative spirits. Domenikos Theotokópoulos, known to us as El Greco, was one of the seminal painters of the Spanish golden by: 4.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Puppi, Lionello. Greco: the life and work of the artist. London, Thames & Hudson, [] (OCoLC) In the last period, El Greco carried out forays into new iconographic themes, such as his purely descriptive representation of Toledo, depicted in the canvas View and Plan of Toledo, which included the first detailed street map of the city, or the only work by the artist dedicated to classical mythology, the canvas Laocoonte.

El Greco: the Life and Work of the Artist Illustrated With 80 Colour Plates [Puppi, Lionello.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. El Greco: the Life and Work of the Artist Illustrated With 80 Colour PlatesAuthor: Lionello.

Puppi. "El Greco," by Mike Venezia, is a visually striking introduction to the life and work of this great artist. Venezia uses reproductions of classic paintings, a simple but compelling text, and his own humorous cartoons to bring El Greco and his world to life.

This book is part of a series designed to introduce the world's great artists to children/5(7). Despite his highly successful career, El Greco was unappreciated for centuries after his death, and the book examines how his genius came to light again in the nineteenth Greco: the life and work of the artist book.

For those looking for an excellent introduction to the life and work of this great artist, El Greco is a perfect choice/5(16). El Greco, byname of Doménikos Theotokópoulos, (bornCandia [Iráklion], Crete—died April 7,Toledo, Spain), master of Spanish painting, whose highly individual dramatic and expressionistic style met with the puzzlement of his contemporaries but gained newfound appreciation in the 20th also worked as a sculptor and as an architect.

Domenikos Theotokopulos, aka. El Greco, (–) was one such non-Italian, non-Netherlands Golden Age painter, hailing from Greece, cutting through Italy, and laying claim to Spain.

In El Greco: Life and Work—A New History, Marías explains why El Greco history to date is complex and incomplete.

With new documents surfacing in recent Author: Fernando Marías. El Greco's style was flamboyant, mystical, other-worldly, and, above all, unique.

Others might have seen him as disputatious and rude, but he saw himself as one man against the world. He knew he Author: Brian T. Allen.

I find this compilation of El Greco's paintings powerful for two reasons: the intense, dramatic Post-Byzantine paintings were considered nearly sacrilegious for their time (which is no doubt a fact that endeared Nikos Kazantzakis to El Greco's work centuries later); and I was reared in Crete (where El Greco was also born), so I visited the tiny El Greco museum with my school yearly from the /5.

To his contemporaries in late 16th-century Venice, El Greco (­–) was a contrary fellow, an innate artist blessed with extraordinary talent, but stubborn in the pursuit of his own path. Throughout his career, as he progressed from Crete to Venice, to Rome and ultimately Toledo, Spain, “The Greek” stood apart from his peers /5(14).

El Greco: Life and Work - A New History by Fernando Mar?as and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - El Greco: Life and Work-a New History by Marías, Fernando - AbeBooks. The book reveals hitherto unknown facts about his art that have come to the forefront after restoration and cleaning of his works.

It also tells details of his life. El Greco's life is traced from its very beginnings in Crete to the time spent in Italy and to the artist's death in Spain. Enjoy this unique book on this unique artist. Recommended/5(11). El Greco was a Cretan-born painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Greco left his birthplace for Venice innever to return.

El Greco's three years in Venice profoundly influenced his style. Inhe emigrated to Toledo, Spain, where he lived and worked until the end of his life. El Greco's oeuvre is thus divided in three main periods.

Inart historian Manuel Bartolomé Cossío, who regarded El Greco's style as a response to Spanish mystics, published the first comprehensive catalogue of El Greco's works. In this book, El Greco is described as the founder of the Spanish School and as the conveyor of the Spanish soul.

Julius Meier-Graefe, a scholar of French Impressionism, travelled in Spain in and wrote down his. Wilmington NC artist who specializes in handmade ceramic sculpture and functional stoneware pottery.

Known for his octopus, lobster, crab, seahorse designs incorporated into. Greco is a narrative figure painter who explores the extremes of human existence through the presentation of archetypal figures undergoing transformation and experiencing salvation, rebirth and enlightenment. The works are concerned with birth, life and death and present scenarios that document Greco’s experiences and passions.

El Greco is probably one of the most well known artists of his time, and still to this day, over years after his death. Because of the obscurity in his style, and the fact that he was considered a painter of the spirit, he was one of the most influential painters, which set the groundwork for many to follow, and for many art forms that followed.

El Greco, life and work, a new history / Domenikos Theotokopoulos, known to us as El Greco, was one of the seminal figures of the Spanish Golden Age. This volume, published to mark the four hundredth anniversary of the artist's death, features new photographs of recently cleaned and restored paintings, revealing hitherto unknown facet.

Get this from a library. El Greco, life and work, a new history. [Fernando Marías; Paul Edson; Sander Berg] -- Domenikos Theotokopoulos, known to us as El Greco, was one of the seminal figures of the Spanish Golden Age. This volume, published to mark the four hundredth anniversary of the artist's death.

Years After Death, El Greco Receives Celebration He Sought: Parallels The painter had mixed fortunes in life, but his works are receiving the royal treatment in .Those looking for a book to study as a couple or small group will benefit from the discussion questions at the end of each chapter.

Like any marriage book should, Greco’s work deals with expectations, communication, and conflict. Greco challenges men and women to “ferret out unhelpful expectations” at the heart of disappointment/5(18).Get this from a library!

El Greco (Domenicos Theotocopoulos). [Greco; Léo Bronstein] -- An account of the life and work of late sixteenth-early seventeenth century Greek artist El Greco, discussing his unique style, and including forty full-page reproductions of his paintings, each with.