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Franklin, David 1961-

Overview
Works: 199 works in 457 publications in 3 languages and 5,023 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Curator, Contributor
Classifications: ND621.F7, 759.55109031
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Publications by David Franklin
Most widely held works by David Franklin
Painting in Renaissance Florence, 1500-1550 : "spirit, beauty, and perfection" by David Franklin( Book )
14 editions published in 2001 in English and Italian and held by 815 libraries worldwide
"This book overturns longstanding assumptions about the way art evolved in Renaissance Florence. David Franklin challenges the reliability and usefulness of the terms 'High Renaissance' and 'Mannerism', which have been used commonly to describe and define the extraordinary paintings of the Florentine Renaissance. Franklin offers instead a new perspective on the progress and development of art in Florence, structuring his discussion around the lives and works of twelve influential Italian painters of the era." "The book provides a detailed account of the critical period from about 1500 when Leonardo returned to Florence, to the publication in 1550 of Vasari's first edition of the Lives of the Artists. With penetrating analyses of careers, influences and specific paintings, Franklin isolates two main strands in Renaissance Florentine painting. He brings to light the passionate rivalry between a deeply localized attitude towards art exemplified by Michelangelo and Leonardo and climaxing in the work of Pontormo, and a style influenced by the Roman art of Raphael which Vasari tried with some success to import into Florence. For the former group, life drawing and expressive human form were at the heart of their enterprise, while for the latter, it was superficial narrative arranged for decorative effect. Franklin's unprecedented examination of Vasari's work as a painter in relation to his vastly better-known writings fully illuminates these dual strands in Florentine art and offers us a clearer understanding of sixteenth-century painting in Florence than ever before." "The volume focuses on twelve painters: Perugino, Leonardo de Vinci, Piero di Cosimo, Michelangelo, Fra Bartolomeo, Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Andrea del Sarto, Franciabigio, Rosso Fiorentino, Jacopo da Pontormo, Francesco Salviati and Giorgio Vasari."--BOOK JACKET
Rosso in Italy : the Italian career of Rosso Fiorentino by David Franklin( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and Italian and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Om den italienske renæssancemaler Giovanni Battista Rosso, kaldet Rosso Fiorentino (1494-1540) i perioden indtil 1530, hvor han flyttede til Frankrig
Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and the Renaissance in Florence by David Franklin( Book )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Caravaggio & his followers in Rome by David Franklin( Book )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 600 libraries worldwide
"The Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610) had a profound impact on a wide range of baroque painters of Italian, French, Dutch, Flemish, and Spanish origin who resided in Rome either during his lifetime or immediately afterward. This captivating book illustrates the notion of "Caravaggism," showcasing 65 works by Peter Paul Rubens and other important artists of the period who drew inspiration from Caravaggio. Also depicted are Caravaggio canvases that fully exhibit his distinctive style, along with ones that had a particularly discernible impact on other practitioners. Caravaggio's influence was greatest in Rome, where his works were seen by the largest and most international group of artists, and was at its peak in the early decades of the 17th century both before and after his untimely death at the age of 39. Not since Michelangelo or Raphael has one European artist affected so many of his contemporaries and over such broad geographic territory. Essays by an array of major Caravaggio scholars illuminate the underlying principles of the exhibit, reveal how Caravaggio altered the presentation and interpretation of many traditional subjects and inspired unusual new ones, and explore the artist's legacy and how he irrevocably changed the course of painting."--Publisher's description
The art of Parmigianino by David Franklin( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
"The beauty and range of the work of the sixteenth-century artist Parmigianino as painter, draughtsman, and printmaker make him one of the most remarkable figures of the Italian Renaissance. He was an artist who seemed to discover his style without any effort, and his art was universally recognized as being graceful, or full of grace. In his day, "grace" was understood to be a spiritual endowment, conferring qualities that could not be taught. It was one of the preconditions of natural genius, so highly valued among Renaissance artists. But nothing as effortlessly elegant as Parmigianino's drawings and paintings could have been achieved without effort. It is through a close study of the drawings, in particular, that one is able to discern the sources of Parmigianino's style and the creative struggles he endured." "This illustrated study offers a comprehensive reassessment of his work as a draughtsman. More than eighty works on paper, selected from collections around the world, are discussed in detail. Among Renaissance artists, Parmigianino was perhaps more conscious than any of the potential of the graphic arts to convey, and indeed broadcast, complex ideas. He explored this potential himself, not only by means of his numerous drawings but also through the etchings he produced on his own (effectively introducing this print medium into Italian art) and through the engravings and chiaroscuro woodcuts that were made after his designs. In these media, his influence travelled farther and wider than it could have through his paintings alone." "This book coinciding with the quincentenary of the artist's birth in Parma in 1503, accompanies an exhibition presented at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, from October 3, 2003 to January 4, 2004, and at The Frick Collection, New York, from January 27 to April 18, 2004."--BOOK JACKET
Treasures of the National Gallery of Canada by National Gallery of Canada( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
"This volume, featuring 128 full-page colour illustrations, showcases a wide-ranging selection of the most outstanding works from Canada's largest art museum. Each of the pieces chosen for inclusion is introduced by a curatorial specialist, who sets it in its historical context and comments on its meaning and its place in the artist's oeuvre." "Pride of place is given to the Gallery's unparalleled holdings in Canadian art, but European art - paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings - is equally well represented. Masterworks from the Inuit art collection are also included, as well as examples from the Gallery's small but distinguished Asian collection. In recent decades, photographs have become an increasingly important part of the Gallery's collecting mandate, both through its own collection and that of its affiliate the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, and this emphasis too is amply reflected here."--BOOK JACKET
From Raphael to Carracci : the art of Papal Rome ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Italian drawings from the National Gallery of Canada by National Gallery of Canada( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Treasures from the Cleveland Museum of Art by Cleveland Museum of Art( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Dutch and Flemish drawings from the National Gallery of Canada by National Gallery of Canada( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Italian Renaissance masters ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Director's choice : the Cleveland Museum of Art by Cleveland Museum of Art( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Caravaggio and his circle in Rome : a barbaric and brutal manner by David Franklin( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
L'art de Parmesan by David Franklin( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Caravaggio & les peintres caravagesques à Rome by David Franklin( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
De Raphaël à Carracci : l'art de la Rome pontificale ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Trésors du Musée des beaux-arts du Canada by National Gallery of Canada( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Rosso Fiorentino e Jacopo V Appiani : [consorso internazionale, Piombino, 1994-1995] by Elena Testaferrata( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Ce livre est né dans le cadre du "projet Appiani" à la suite d'un concours international (1994-1995) organisé par la ville de Piombino en hommage au peintre Rosso Fiorentino et de ses rapports avec les Appiani, seigneurs de la ville
Dessins italiens du Musée des beaux-arts du Canada by National Gallery of Canada( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Dessins flamands et hollandais du Musée des beaux-arts du Canada by National Gallery of Canada( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Franklin, David
Franklin, David G. 1961-
Languages
English (79)
French (22)
Italian (6)
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