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Author Whitaker, Lucy.

Title The art of Italy in the Royal Collection : Renaissance & Baroque / Lucy Whitaker, Martin Clayton ; with contributions by Aislinn Loconte.

Published London : Royal Collection, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  759.507442 WHIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 432 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-425) and index.
Contents Introduction : 'art becomes a piece of state' : Italian paintings and drawings and royal collectors -- Catalogue of paintings and drawings -- Florence and Rome, sixteenth century -- The courts of Northern Italy, sixteenth century -- The seventeenth century.
Summary "The earliest paintings in the book date from the beginning of the sixteenth century and include Giovanni Bellini's Portrait of a Young Man, Lorenzo Costa's Portrait of a Lady with a Lapdog, and the Portrait of a Man which has previously been attributed to Raphael. From the end of the seventeenth century is the series of twelve paintings on copper by Luca Giordano, illustrating the story of Cupid and Psyche. In between are works by Andrea del Sarto, Bronzino, Caravaggio, Correggio, Titian, Giulio Romano, Jacopa Bassano, Lorenzo Lotto, Palma Vecchio, Veronese, Parmigianino, Tintoretto, Annibale Carracci, Domenichino, Domenico Fetti, Orazio and Artemesia Gentileschi, Guido Reni, and Guercino; ranging in scale from small devotional paintings to large altarpieces, and from religious narratives to mythological subjects and portraiture."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Clayton, Martin, 1967-
Loconte, Aislinn.
Subject Royal Collection (Great Britain) -- Exhibitions.
Painting, Italian -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions.
Drawing, Italian -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 190216329X (hbk.)
9781902163291 (hbk.)