By Robert Cumming
Taking an unique photographic method of glance intimately at convinced issues, those 4 interesting books offer deeper knowing and richer delight in the worlds of structure, artwork, recognized artists, and myths and legends. writer BIO: Robert Cumming has been the chairman of Christie's schooling, London, studied paintings heritage at Cambridge college, and his books have received a number of foreign awards and comprise Just glance, simply Imagine, and Looking into Paintings.
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Martin, Artothek p25: Portrait of Bosch, Bibliothèque Municipale, Arras/SC pp26–27: The Mona Lisa pp26–27: The Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, ML/Artothek p27: Portrait of a girl, Raphael, ML/© Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris; Self-Portrait, Leonardo da Vinci, Biblioteca Reale, Turin/AKG pp28–29: The Tempest p28: Portrait of Giorgione, HD pp28–29: The Tempest, Giorgione, Accademia, Venice/SC pp30–31: The Sistine Chapel Ceiling p30: Portrait of Michelangelo, Jacopino del Conte, Casa Buonarroti, Florence/SC pp30-31: The Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Michelangelo Buonarroti p31: The Sistine Chapel Ceilingg (detail)—The production of Adam (restored version), Michelangelo, © Nippon tv community company 1995 pp32–33: the college of Athens pp32–33: the college of Athens, Raphael, Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican/SC p33: Self-Portrait, Raphael, Uffizi, Florence/BAL pp34–35: The Isenheim Altarpiece p34: Portrait of Grünewald, HD pp34-35: The Isenheim Altarpiece, Mathis Grünewald, Musée d’Unterlinden, Colmar/Artothek pp36–37: Bacchus and Ariadne pp36–37: Bacchus and Ariadne, Titian, NGL p37: Self-Portrait, Titian, MP/Index/BAL pp38–39: The Ambassadors pp38–39: Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve (“The Ambassadors”), Hans Holbein the more youthful, NGL p39: Self-Portrait, Holbein, Uffizi, Florence/SC pp40–41: Netherlandish Proverbs pp40–41: Netherlandish Proverbs, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, SMPK, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin/AKG p41: Self-Portrait, Bruegel, Graphische Sammlung Albertina/AKG Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid pp42–43: The Burial of count number Orgaz pp42–43: The Burial of count number Orgaz, El Greco, Santo Tomé/Joseph S. Martin, Artothek p43: Self-Portrait, El Greco, HD pp76–77: The Raft of the Medusa pp76–77: The Raft of the Medusa, Théodore Géricault, ML/AKG p77: Self-Portrait, Géricault, inner most assortment, Paris/AKG pp44–45: The Supper at Emmaus p44: Portrait of Caravaggio, Leoni Ottavio, Biblioteca Marucelliana, Florence/SC pp44–45: The Supper at Emmaus, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, NGL pp78–79: The Hay Wain pp78–79: The Hay Wain, John Constable, NGL p79: Portrait of Constable, Daniel Gardner, Victoria & Albert Museum, London/BAL pp46–47: Samson and Delilah pp46–47: Samson and Delilah, Peter Paul Rubens, NGL p47: Self-Portrait, Rubens, Uffizi, Florence/ BAL pp48–49: Belshazzar’s banquet pp48–49: Belshazzar’s ceremonial dinner, Rembrandt van Rijn, NGL p49: Self-Portrait, Rembrandt, ML pp50–51: A Dance to the song of Time p50: Self-Portrait, Nicolas Poussin, ML/ Giraudon/BAL pp50–51: A Dance to the track of Time, Poussin, Reproduced through Permission of the Trustees of the Wallace assortment pp52–53: The Vanities of Human lifestyles pp52–53: nonetheless existence: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human existence, Harmen Steenwyck, NGL pp54–55: the wedding of Isaac and Rebekah p54: Portrait of Claude, HD pp54–55: panorama with the wedding of Isaac and Rebekah (“The Mill”), Claude Lorraine, NGL pp56–57: Las Meninas pp56–57: Las Meninas, Diego Velázquez, MP p57: possible Self-Portrait, Velázquez, MP/SC pp58–59: The Artist’s Studio p58: Portrait of Vermeer, Giraudon pp58–59: The Artist’s Studio, Jan Vermeer, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna/AKG pp60–61: A trip to Cythera p60: Sheet track, Mozart, AKG pp60–61: The Embarkation to Cythera, Jean Antoine Watteau, Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin/AKG p61: Portrait of Watteau, HD pp62–63: Arrival of the French Ambassador pp62–63: the arriving of the French Ambassador in Venice, Canaletto, Hemitage, St.