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Goffen, Rona 1944-2004

Overview
Works: 32 works in 155 publications in 4 languages and 6,408 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  History  Conference proceedings  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: ND623.B39, 759.5
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Rona Goffen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Rona Goffen
Giovanni Bellini by Rona Goffen ( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renaissance rivals : Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, Titian by Rona Goffen ( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Quoting from poems, letters, treatises, contracts, and other contemporary writings, the author demonstrates the extent to which artists, as well as their patrons and colleagues, characteristically thought about art in the context of rivalry. Renaissance patrons often stipulated in contracts with artists that their commissions be more beautiful than works made for other patrons. The artists themselves competed for commissions. Goffen brings into sharp focus the immediacy, intensity, and complexity of artistic rivalry among the Renaissance masters, recovering for us the emotional and professional circumstances that brought about their magnificent creations."--BOOK JACKET
Titian's women by Rona Goffen ( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richly illustrated with paintings by Titian, this book examines the artist's enduring fascination with the theme of the beautiful woman. Well-known Renaissance scholar Rona Goffen offers a new interpretation of Titian's secular paintings of women, setting them in the context of life in sixteenth-century Venice. Without denying the erotic appeal of Titian's women, Goffen argues that this narrow view diminishes both the artist's achievement and an appreciation of his art and empathy for women. To characterize Titian's paintings of women as pornographic, as many have, is to confuse the modern response with the historical realities of Venetian Renaissance culture, including beliefs about sex and sexuality
Piety and patronage in Renaissance Venice : Bellini, Titian, and the Franciscans by Rona Goffen ( Book )
12 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari : The Ca' Grande of Venice - Bellini and the Ca' Pesaro in the Frari - Franciscan Victory and Franciscan Defeat - Titian's Madonna di Ca' Pesaro - Madonna in Venice - Social relationships - Scuole - Cittadini - The golden book
Titian's "Venus of Urbino" ( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quintessential work of the High Renaissance in Venice, Titian's Venus of Urbino also represents one of the major themes of Western art: the female nude. But how did Titian intend this work to be received? Is she Venus, as the popular title - a modern invention - implies, or is she merely a courtesan? This book tackles this and other questions in six essays by European and American art historians. Examining the work within the context of Renaissance art theory, as well as the psychology and society of sixteenth-century Italy, and even in relation to Manet's nineteenth-century "translation" of the work, their observations begin and end with the painting itself and with appreciation of Titian's great achievement in creating this archetypal image of feminine beauty
Masaccio's Trinity by Massacio ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume examines the Italian Renaissance painting, the Trinity, by Masaccio. The author considers the Trinity in its historical and spiritual contexts, and examines its liturgical function in the great Dominican church of Santa Maria Novella
Spirituality in conflict : Saint Francis and Giotto's Bardi Chapel by Rona Goffen ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and death in fifteenth-century Florence by Marcel Tetel ( Book )
7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il colore ritrovato : Bellini a Venezia by Giovanni Bellini ( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Museums discovered : the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum by Rona Goffen ( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Copies as originals : translations in media and techniques [exhibition dates, May 31-June 30, 1974] by Princeton University ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Icon and vision the half-length Madonnas of Giovanni Bellini by Rona Goffen ( Book )
17 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum by Rona Goffen ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Devozione e committenza : Bellini, Tiziano e i Frari by Rona Goffen ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sacred and secular in venetian art from Paolo da Venezia to Titian by Rona Goffen ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Museums discovered : O Museu Calouste Gulbenkian by Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Venetsuia no patoronēji : Berrīni titsuiāno no kaiga to furanchiesuko shūdōkai by Rona Goffen ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Icon and vision : Giovanni Bellini's half-length Madonnas by Rona Goffen ( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masaccio's Trinity and the Letter to the Hebrews by Rona Goffen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Bellini to Bingham ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 359 (28 min.): Goffen discusses a forthcoming study of the Italian Renaissance artist, Giovanni Bellini. Shapiro discusses current views of art and its critics. He studies the mid-19th-century American portrait and genre painter, George Caleb Bingham. Program 360 (29 min.): Kazin's "The Almighty has his own purposes" is a study of the religious imagination in modern writing, particularly in the work of Herman Melville and Abraham Lincoln
 
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Alternative Names
ゴッフェン, ローナ
Languages
English (121)
Italian (16)
Japanese (2)
Portuguese (1)
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