Albrecht Altdorfer and the origins of landscape. Rev. ed. (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Albrecht Altdorfer and the origins of landscape. Rev. ed.

Author: Wood.
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In the early sixteenth century, Albrecht Altdorfer promoted landscape from its traditional role as background to its new place as the focal point of a picture. His paintings, drawings, and etchings appeared almost without warning and mysteriously disappeared from view just as suddenly. In this book, Christopher S. Wood shows how Altdorfer transformed what had been the mere setting for sacred and historical figures  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wood.
ISBN: 9781780230801 178023080X
OCLC Number: 828187274
Description: 384 pages
Responsibility: Chiristopher S. Wood.

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In this revealing study, now available in a revised and expanded new edition, Christopher Wood shows how Altdorfer prised landscape out of its subsidiary role as background for narrative history  Read more...

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