Art

Michelangelo in Print

by Bernadine Barnes
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre: Art
Pages: 244 pages
ISBN 13: 1351558285
ISBN 10: 9781351558280
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : Michelangelo in Print written by Bernadine Barnes, published by Routledge which was released on 2017-07-05. Download Michelangelo in Print Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. the only engravings after Renaissance sculpture that Matham made, and in both cases he made fresh drawings of the sculptures when he himself visited Rome later in the 1590s, rather than relying on drawings or prints by other artists, ... -- In seeing printed reproductions as a form of response to Michelangelo's work, Bernadine Barnes focuses on the choices that printmakers and publishers made as they selected which works would be reproduced and how they would be presented to various audiences. Six essays set the reproductions in historical context, and consider the challenges presented by works in various media and with varying degrees of accessibility, while a seventh considers how published verbal descriptions competed with visual reproductions. Rather than concentrating on the intentions of the artist, Barnes treats the prints as important indicators of the use of, and public reaction to, Michelangelo's works. Emphasizing reception and the construction of history, her approach adds to the growing body of scholarship on print culture in the Renaissance. The volume includes a comprehensive checklist organized by the work reproduced.