Renaissance and Baroque has 16 ratings and 2 reviews. Lazarus said: Primarily a study of post-Renaissance architecture, Wolfflin’s concentration on the ‘. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell University Press, Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin QR code for Renaissance and Baroque . Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin Simon ; with an introduction by Peter Murray. Front Cover. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell.

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It is considered now to be one of the founding texts of the emerging discipline of art history, hsinrich it was barely noted when it was published. Why is it that art cannot build on itself, consolidating its advances as the sciences can but has to be constantly in a process of revolution and change?

Be the first to ask a question about Renaissance and Baroque. Une Miftari marked it as to-read Nov 10, Guilherme marked it as to-read Apr 29, The composition is based on vertical and horizontal lines parallels to the frame, which creates a more static composition.

Jazzbi Chew marked it as to-read Nov 22, Ana rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Andrei Lazar marked it as to-read Mar 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Briefwechsel und andere Genaissance inrer Begegnung,edited by Joseph Gantner; 2nd ed. Most of the examples he repeatedly refers to are found, either as photos or drawings, throughout the book.


The next plane coincides with the front of the platform of the Madonna’s throne, in line with the saint on the right. In the closed form of the Renaissance painting, all the figures are balanced within the frame of the picture.

Choose another writer in this calendar: Lela marked it as to-read Dec 07, Charlie added it Nov 09, Paintings were renissance without regard to their subject of content.

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He then worked for five years at the University of Basel as a lecturer, before he was appointed Professor of Art History in Basel. The picture is self-contained. Wolfflin mostly focuses on architecture, so there were some repeatedly-used terms that I had to look up.

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Differences between the Renaissance and Baroque – Heinrich Wölfflin

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Often sweeping in its judgements, there is, nonetheless, something undoubtedly compelling about his writing in full flow. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

You are commenting using your WordPress. All these planes are parallel. Shatan, Gesamtausgabe, by Jacob Burchardt, vols. He taught at Basel, Berlin and Munich in the generation that raised German art history to pre-eminence. Annd Tsybulska marked it as to-read Apr 29, Its aim was to defend essentially German values, promote each and every ethnic expression of German cultural life, and enlighten the German people about connections between race, culture and science.


Retrieved from ” https: The figures move back from the front plane, starting with the man on the right, who directs our attention towards the woman on the left, and towards Christ, a little further back. Arturo Fuenzalida is currently reading it May 09, Open Preview See a Problem? There are also lots of compar Having never read an art history book before, this work was quite awesome.

This site uses heinricn. The saints at the sides close off the picture with strong vertical accents, reinforced by the vertical accent of the throne in the centre.

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