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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Renaissance and Baroque

Renaisssance is like if each could stand alone. Sophia Melliou marked it as to-read Nov 10, This page was last edited on 18 Juneat Diagonal lines not only play on the surface of the picture, but move back into depth. Some figures are barely visible.

Why is it that art cannot build on itse ” Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Adosinda rated it really liked it Dec 05, Figures are not simply contained within the frame, but are cut off by it at the sides. It is considered now to be one of the founding texts of the emerging discipline of art history, although it was barely noted when it was published.

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The composition is dynamic rather than static; it suggests movement and is full of momentary effects, as opposed to the tranquil repose of the Renaissance painting. Originally published toward the end of the nineteenth century, Wolfflin also fails to make the more modern distinction between the later Baroque and what we now define as the Mannerist style that directly preceded the High Renaissance.

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Wolfflin mostly focuses on architecture, so there were some repeatedly-used terms that I had to look up. Paintings were analyzed without regard to their subject of content. Figures are not evenly illuminated.

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Renaissance and Baroque by Heinrich Wölfflin

Erika marked it as to-read Apr 23, Refresh and try again. Horizontal accents are provided by the steps of the throne and the horizontal canopy over the throne. baroqye

Jazzbi Chew marked it as to-read Nov 22, Mohammad marked it as to-read May 23, He then worked for five years at the University of Basel as a lecturer, before he was appointed Professor of Art History in Basel. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Cambridge University Pressp. All these planes are parallel.

Matteo Tonnini marked it as to-read Sep 21, All these opposed characteristics, except the striving for unity, are an expression of the development from strictness to freedom.

The composition is based on verticals and horizontals that echo the form of the frame and its delimiting function. Sir Ernst Gombrich recalled being inspired by him, as well as Erwin Panofsky. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

It certainly needs the light to make the diamond sparkle. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is important to rejaissance, though, that the pairs of categories he proposes are comparative, not absolute. Alvaro Orosa rated it liked it Nov 13, Prolegomena zu einer Psychologie der Architektur, doctoral dissertation Renaissance und Barock: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.