500 Years of Illustration: From Albrecht Dürer to Rockwell by Howard Simon

By Howard Simon

For operating artists and scholars alike, this can be an unmatched treasury of the equipment, ideas, and examples of significant illustrators from the sunrise of printing to the 20 th century. that includes works through Goya, Hogarth, Dürer, Morris, Doré, Beardsley, and others, it serves as a reference in addition to a pleasant shopping booklet.

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It was not much liked and Cellini and Bandinelli had a highly public quarrel over it. His best works are the reliefs in the choir of Florence Cathedral, but his greatest importance lies in the part he played in the development of Academies. There are examples in London (V & A), Oxford (Ashmolean), and Paris (Louvre). Banks, Thomas (1735-1805), was one of the first British from the RA He went Rome sculptors to be 1772 on a scholarship and remained there seven years: while there he carved the influenced by Neoclassic ideals.

Bellange, Jacques (active 1602-17), was a French Mannerist working in Lorraine, who is recorded as painting portraits and decorations for the Dukes. Nothing is now known of these, except from engravings, and his and some extraordinary etchings, so close to it is supposed that he went to Italy in the late 16th century and rendered the ecstatic religious feeling of the time in a style similar to Parmigianino on the one hand and Northerners like Goltzius on the other. He influenced Callot. work consists of drawings Parmigianino in feeling that Bellechose, Henri, see Malouel.

His career was very short and only about a score of pictures survive, others being in Amsterdam, Boston, New York (Met. ), Oslo. Utrecht, Vienna and York. Baciccio (Baciccia), Giovanni Battista Gaulli, called (1639-1709), was a Genoese whose early contact with works by Rubens and van Dyck influ- of the Utrecht School. He was painted the Deposition (S. Pietro in enced him deeply. After the plague killed the rest of his family in 1657 he went to Rome, where he studied with a Frenchman, thought to have been Gaspard Poussin.

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