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Montagnon, Peter

Overview
Works: 86 works in 210 publications in 2 languages and 1,755 library holdings
Genres: History  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Roles: Director, Producer
Classifications: CB68, 909
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Most widely held works by Peter Montagnon
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
Civilisation a personal view by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the major periods in the development of western culture from Greco-Roman times to the present. The chief philosophy which motivated each age is explained and its art is examined as an expression of this philosophy
The Hero as artist Protest and communication ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of Western culture from the end of the Graeco-Roman world to the present day. Covers the great works of sculpture, painting, architecture, philosophy, poetry, literature and music from each century covered
The Skin of our teeth The great thaw ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 1 defines civilization and gives a synoptic view of the thousand years between the fall of Rome and the rise of the great Gothic period. After the fall of Rome, Europe was left to the pagan wanderers until Charlemagne re-established contact with the ancient cultures. Episode 2 surveys the development of Western civilization during the 12th century, which ranged from restless curiosity to system and order, as evidenced in the construction of the Abbey of Cluny, the work of Abelard and St. Thomas Aquinas, and the rebuilding of Chartres Cathedral
Grandeur and obedience The light of experience ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 7 surveys the development of Western civilization in the 17th century as seen in the work of Titian, Rubens, and Bernini. The essence of baroque was the uniting of flesh and spirit, dogma and sensuality, obedience and freedom as shown in such religious figures as St. Ignatius, St. Teresa of Avila, and St. John of the cross. Episode 8 focuses on the Dutch painters of the 17th century: Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Vermeer, and Saenredam, illustrating the revolutionary change in thought that replaced divine authority with experience, experiment, and observation
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
The Frozen world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A synoptic view of the millenium between the fall of Rome and the reawakening of Europe. Civilization is defined and the forces which saved Western Europe from the barbarians discussed
Romance and reality ; Man, the measure of all things ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 3 surveys the development of western civilization during the 13th century. Depicts a world of chivalry, courtesy, and romance as evidenced in the emergence of courtly love as the ultimate in aesthetic and ascetic devotion, and as reflected in the poetry of Dante, and the Anjou tapestries. Points out the spiritual happiness of the period as seen in the life of St. Francis and in the work, the little flowers. Episode 4 covers the 15th century works of Botticelli, Masaccio, Giorgioni, Van Eyck, and Alberti
Heroic materialism by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final episode surveys developments from the Industrial Revolution up to the mid-20th century, from the technological advancements in the work of Brunel, the designer of the Thames tunnel, to the development of the Atom bomb. Notes that the advance in technology and the importance attached to it have been accompanied by an upsurge in humanitarianism
Civilisation. a personal view ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The skin of our teeth, Lord Clark illuminates the Dark Ages following the collapse of the Roman Empire; taking us from Byzantine Ravenna to the Celtic Hebrides, from Norway of the Vikings to Charlemagne's chapel at Aachen. The great thaw concentrates on the sudden reawakening of 12th Century European civilisation, from the Abbey of Cluny to the Cathedral of Chartres. In Romance and reality, Lord Clark explores the aspirations and achievements of the Later Middle Ages in France and Italy
Creating ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the work and ideas of Chinese artists, both past and present. A composer, some musicians, classical and modern painters and a writer discuss and demonstrate their work and their thoughts on the nature of Chinese art
Civilisation. a personal view ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reissue of episodes 7-9 of Lord Clark's BBC series on European civilisation. In Grandeur and obedience, the impact of the Counter-Reformation forces of the Catholic Church on 16th-17th century art and architecture, with particular reference to Michelangelo and Bernini, is examined. The Light of experience focusses on 17th century Dutch painting, especially the work of Rembrandt and Vermeer, as well as the achievements of Descartes and Christopher Wren. The pursuit of happiness concentrates on 18th century Rococo art and music, especially the music of Bach and Mozart
The Great thaw by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of 12th century Europe and the romanesque and gothic arts that flourished about this time
The Worship of nature The Fallacies of hope ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Worship of nature: During the late 18th century & early 19th century, the concept of nature became a positive force in European civilization and its art. The Fallacies of hope: the increasingly somber tone of nineteenth century romanticism is documented and examined
Civilisation. a personal view ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The measure of all things examines Renaissance civilisation in Florence, Urbino and Mantua. The hero as an artist looks at the work of Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo Da Vinci in 16th century Rome. In Protest and communication we see the theme of protest and communication leads from the Reformation as it occurred in the Germany of Luther and Durer, the world of Erasmus, the France of Montaigne and the Elizabethan England of Shakespeare
Romance and reality Man, the measure of all things by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 3 surveys the development of western civilization during the 13th century. Depicts a world of chivalry, courtesy, and romance as evidenced in the emergence of courtly love as the ultimate in aesthetic and ascetic devotion, and as reflected in the poetry of Dante, and the Anjou tapestries. Points out the spiritual happiness of the period as seen in the life of St. Francis and in the work, the little flowers (50 min.). Episode 4 covers the 15th century works of Botticelli, Masaccio, Giorgioni, Van Eyck, and Alberti (50 min.)
The Pursuit of happiness The Smile of reason ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pursuit of happiness: The art, the style, and other accomplishments of the 18th century are examined via Bach, Mozart, Handel & Hayden. The Smile of reason: The 18th century was the time of the Enlightenment & Voltaire
 
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