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Godefridus Schalcken : A Dutch Painter in Late Seventeenth-Century London - by Wayne Franits (Hardcover)
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In his own day, Godefridus Schalcken (1643—1706) was an internationally renowned Dutch painter, but little is known about the four years that he spent in London. Using newly discovered documents, this book provides the first comprehensive examination of Schalcken’s activities there. The author analyses Schalcken’s strategic appropriations of English styles, his attempts to exploit gapsin the art market, and his impact on tastes in London’s milieu. Five chapters survey his art during these years, concluding with acritical catalogue of all his London-period work.
Number of Pages: 267
Sub-Genre: Individual Artists
Series Title: Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700
Publisher: Amsterdam Univ Pr
Book theme: General
Author: Wayne Franits
Street Date: May 25, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-4884
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