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Title The changing status of the artist / edited by Emma Barker, Nick Webb, and Kim Woods
Published New Haven ; London : Yale University Press in association with the Open University, 1999


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Description 260 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Series Art and its histories ; [bk.2]
Art and its histories ; bk.2
Contents Historical introduction: the idea of the artist / Emma Barker, Nick Webb and Kim Woods -- Pt. 1. Biography and the Image of the Artist -- Introduction / Kim Woods. 1. 'Little desire for glory': the case of Ambrogio and Pietro Lorenzetti / Diana Norman. 2. Italian artists in search of virtue, fame, and honour c.1450-c.1650 / Catherine King. 3. Benvenuto Cellini and the salt-cellar / Colin Cunningham and Kim Woods -- Pt. 2. Northern Europe in the Sixteenth Century -- Introduction / Kim Woods. 4. The status of the artist in Northern Europe in the sixteenth century / Kim Woods. 5. Commercial sculpture / Kim Woods. 6. Genius and melancholy: the art of Durer / Paul Wood. 7. Pieter Bruegel the Elder and the northern canon / Kim Woods -- Pt. 3. Changing Interpretations -- Introduction / Emma Barker. 8. The making of a canonical artist: Vermeer / Emma Barker. 9. Subjects, society, style: changing evaluations of Watteau and his art / Linda Walsh -- Conclusion / Kim Woods
Summary "This is the second of six books in the series Art and its histories, which form the main texts of an Open University second-level course of the same name"--Preface
Analysis Europa
Geschichte 1330,ca.-1720,ca
Notes Series numbering taken from book jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [252]-253) and index
Subject Artists -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Artists -- Europe -- Social conditions.
Artists -- Italy -- History -- 16th century.
Artists -- Italy -- Social conditions.
Author Barker, Emma.
Webb, Nick, 1959-
Woods, Kim.
Open University.
LC no. 98023734
ISBN 0300077408 (h/b)
0300077424 (p/b)