The Figure Of The Nymph In Early Modern Culture

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This volume seeks to uncover the multifarious roles played by nymphs in literature, drama, music, the visual arts, garden architecture, and indeed intellectual culture tout court, and thereby explore the true significance of this well-known figure for the early modern age.
The Figure of the Nymph in Early Modern Culture
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors:
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-22 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume seeks to uncover the multifarious roles played by nymphs in literature, drama, music, the visual arts, garden architecture, and indeed intellectual culture tout court, and thereby explore the true significance of this well-known figure for the early modern age.
The Procaccini and the Business of Painting in Early Modern Milan
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Angelo Lo Conte
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The book investigates the lives and careers of the Procaccini brothers: Camillo (1561–1629), Carlo Antonio (1571–1631) and Giulio Cesare (1574–1625), the most important family of painters working in northern Italy at the start of the seventeenth century. The Procaccinis' work is here analysed by interconnecting their individual stories and understanding
Landscape and the Visual Hermeneutics of Place, 1500–1700
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Karl A.E. Enenkel, Walter Melion
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-29 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume examines the image-based methods of interpretation that pictorial and literary landscapists employed between 1500 and 1700.
Artes Apodemicae and Early Modern Travel Culture, 1550-1700
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Karl A.E. Enenkel, Jan de Jong
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-15 - Publisher: BRILL

An exploration of the early modern manuals on travelling (Artes apodemicae), which originated in the sixteenth century, when it became communis opinio among intellectuals that an extended tour abroad was an indispensable part of humanist, academic and political education.
Early Modern Spaces in Motion
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Kimberley Skelton
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Stretching back to antiquity, motion had been a key means of designing and describing the physical environment. But during the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries, individuals across Europe increasingly designed, experienced, and described a new world of motion: one characterized by continuous, rather than segmented, movement. New spaces that included vistas