The Image of the City in the Low Countries (1400 1550): Representations of Urbanity in Early Netherlandish Painting

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    download books from your favorite authors on Apple books painted city views with a critical discussion of some welldocumented and revealing works of art Image of the ePUB ↠ Throughout the book a variety of questions are addressed, ranging from the religious conception of the city, the theatrical dimension of urban space, the extent to which Early Netherlandish painting depicted the city as an economic space, how images of city and countryside functioned as identity markers of the donor, and how technical advances in the field of cartography impacted the portrayal of towns in the sixteenth century In doing so, this study explores the duality of some of the major interpretive schemes that have determined the last few decades of historiography on late medieval Netherlandish culture, oscillating between bourgeois and courtly, realistic and symbolic profane and religious, and innovative versus traditional."/>
  • Paperback
  • 270 pages
  • The Image of the City in the Low Countries (1400 1550): Representations of Urbanity in Early Netherlandish Painting
  • Jelle de Rock
  • 12 June 2017
  • 9782503579825

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The Image of the City in the Low Countries (1400 1550): Representations of Urbanity in Early Netherlandish Painting[PDF / Epub] ⚣ The Image of the City in the Low Countries (1400 1550): Representations of Urbanity in Early Netherlandish Painting ✈ Jelle de Rock – Johndore.co.uk Painted cityscapes have always captivated the viewers of medieval works of art To this day scholars are mesmerised by their capacity to mirror the urban context from which they sprang, combined with t Painted cityscapes of the PDF ↠ have always captivated the viewers of medieval works of art To this day scholars are mesmerised by their capacity to mirror the urban context from which they sprang, combined with their ability to symbolize a abstract world view, religious idea or social ideal Especially oil painting, which thrived in the fifteenthcentury Low Countries among a heterogeneous elite and the welloff The Image PDF or urban middling groups, succeeded as no other medium in capturing the urban landscape in its finest details In order to gain an insight into how late medieval citizens, clerics and noblemen conceived of urban society and space, this book combines a serial analysis of a large corpus of painted city views with a critical discussion of some welldocumented and revealing works of art Image of the ePUB ↠ Throughout the book a variety of questions are addressed, ranging from the religious conception of the city, the theatrical dimension of urban space, the extent to which Early Netherlandish painting depicted the city as an economic space, how images of city and countryside functioned as identity markers of the donor, and how technical advances in the field of cartography impacted the portrayal of towns in the sixteenth century In doing so, this study explores the duality of some of the major interpretive schemes that have determined the last few decades of historiography on late medieval Netherlandish culture, oscillating between bourgeois and courtly, realistic and symbolic profane and religious, and innovative versus traditional.

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