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Gibson, Walter S.

Works: 94 works in 258 publications in 7 languages and 6,865 library holdings
Genres: Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: ND673.B73, 759.9492
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Most widely held works by Walter S Gibson
Hieronymus Bosch by Walter S Gibson( Book )
42 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruegel by Walter S Gibson( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pleasant places : the rustic landscape from Bruegel to Ruisdael by Walter S Gibson( Book )
12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gibson's multilayered exploration of the rustic landscape enhances our understanding of the Golden Age in Dutch art, and his evocative language recalls a countryside now largely gone. At the same time, this illustrated book gracefully articulates the role of the Dutch rustic landscape in the history of landscape painting."--Jacket
Mirror of the earth : the world landscape in sixteenth-century Flemish painting by Walter S Gibson( Book )
11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flemish world landscapes, which depict extensive panoramas seen in bird's-eye perspective, were produced in large numbers, chiefly at Antwerp, during the sixteenth century. In Mirror of the earth, Walter Gibson presents a comprehensive study of the world landscape, establishing it as a distinct pictorial type and analyzing it within the artistic and intellectual milieu in which it flourished. We learn that far from being a medieval anachronism, as some scholars have insisted, the world landscape was very much a product of its time, associated with contemporary advances in cartography and reflecting a Renaissance view of the world and of man's relationship to it
Time and transformation in seventeenth-century Dutch art by Susan Donahue Kuretsky( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Organized by Susan Kuretsky, professor of art at Vassar College, Time and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art brings together over ninety Dutch seventeenth-century paintings and works on paper from renowned American collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago, in a major examination of themes dealing with the transformative effects of time and circumstance. The exhibition is being seen for the first time at Vassar's Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, in Poughkeepsie, from April 8-June 19, 2005 before traveling to two other U.S. museums through 2006. The book includes: S. Kuretsky "Dutch Ruins: Time and Transformation," C. Levesque "Haarlem Landscapes and Ruins: Nature Transformed," W. Gibson "Bloemaert's Privy: The Rustic Ruin in Dutch Art," A. Wheelock, Jr. "Accidents and Disasters," L. Fedele Orr "Embracing Antiquity: The Dutch Response to Rome," E. L̲ffler "Ruins in the Netherlands: The Present Situation."
Pieter Bruegel and the art of laughter by Walter S Gibson( Book )
11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pieter Bruegel (1525-1569), generally considered the greatest Flemish painter of the sixteenth century, was described as a supremely comic artist. This book explores the function and production of laughter in the sixteenth century, and also examines the ways in which Bruegel exploited the comic potential of Hieronymus Bosch
Figures of speech : picturing proverbs in renaissance Netherlands by Walter S Gibson( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Figures of Speech addresses a key topic in Renaissance studies: the importance and pervasiveness of proverbs. For sixteenth-century Netherlanders, proverbs revealed the wisdom of the Ancients as well as the linguistic richness found in their own native language; for Pieter Bruegel, Hieronymus Bosch, and other Renaissance painters, proverbs were a frequent and appealing subject. In this book, Walter S. Gibson provides a comprehensive and engaging survey of these visual representations, capturing for twenty-first-century readers the moral sensibilities of a time and culture when such adages (and
Hieronymus Bosch : an annotated bibliography by Walter S Gibson( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In detail : new studies of Northern Renaissance art in honor of Walter S. Gibson ( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The paintings of Cornelis Engebrechtsz by Walter S Gibson( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pieter Bruegel the Elder : two studies by Walter S Gibson( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second essay considers three of Bruegel's peasant scenes within a far-ranging discussion of the peasant in sixteenth-century thought. Gibson offers his own conclusions to the ongoing debate over what Bruegel intended to convey in his peasant scenes
Cornelis Engebrechtsz : a sixteenth-century Leiden artist and his workshop by J. P Filedt Kok( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cornelis Engebrechtsz (c. 1462-1527) was the first major Leiden painter to whom works can be attributed with certainty. These include a Triptych with the Lamentation, dated c. 1508 and a Triptych with the Crucifixion, probably a decade later, both of which were made for the Mariënpoel Convent near Leiden, and which are now in the Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden. These Leiden altarpieces display the influence of the dynamic mannered style and palette of the Antwerp Mannerists, including rather splendid gold brocades. On the basis of the documented works no more as dozen paintings and some fragments can be attributed to the Master himself but many more can be connected to his workshop. This makes it likely that he had a large workshop specialising in devotional works. Engebrechtsz's pupils include his three sons
The art of laughter in the age of Bosch and Bruegel by Walter S Gibson( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeroen Bosch by Walter S Gibson( Book )
9 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jérôme Bosch by Walter S Gibson( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iconography and iconology in Western art : a selected bibliography by Walter S Gibson( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Bosco by Walter S Gibson( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surrogate selves : the 'Rolin Madonna' and the late-medieval devotional portrait by Laura D Gelfand( )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hieronymus Bosch and the Mirror of Man : the authorship and iconography of the 'Tabletop of the Seven Deadly Sins' by Walter S Gibson( )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Gibson, Walter 1932-
Gibson, Walter Samuel.
Gibson, Walter Samuel 1932-
ギブソン, W. S
ギブソン, ウォルター
English (154)
German (5)
Dutch (5)
French (3)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)