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Rubens : the Garden of love as Conversatie à la mode

Author: Elise Goodman
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : Benjamins Pub. Co., 1992.
Series: Oculi (Amsterdam, Netherlands), v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary study argues a new reading of Ruben's Garden of Love--Conversatie a la mode or Conversatie van joffrs--situating the painting in 17th-century artistic, social, and literary contexts requisite to its appreciation. Depicting a "conversation"--A modish company, primarily women, in agreeable discourse--the Conversatie embodies ideas on manners and courtship in Rubens's polite society. As  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goodman, Elise.
Rubens.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : Benjamins Pub. Co., 1992
(DLC) 91042976
(OCoLC)25025730
Named Person: Peter Paul Rubens, Sir; Peter Paul Rubens
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elise Goodman
OCLC Number: 646109114
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 199 pages, 66 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Preface and acknowledgments; 2. 1. Conversatie a la mode, Conversatie van joffrs, or Garden of Love: Choosing amoung the titles; 3. 2. Garden of Love: Establishing the pictorial contexts; 4. 3. La Mode: Making the French connection; 5. 4. Conversatie: Incorporating the theory of pleasure and leisure; 6. 5. A la mode: Presenting fashionable ladies and gentlemen; 7. 6. Conversatie van joffrs: Idealizing the coquette; 8. 7. Garden of Love: Relating the lady to the landscape; 9. 8. Conversatie: Poeticizing the painting; 10. 9. The Conversatie a la mode: Showing the society at play; 11. Notes; 12. Selected bibliography; 13. List of illustrations; 14. Photographic acknowledgements; 15. Illustrations; 16. Index
Series Title: Oculi (Amsterdam, Netherlands), v. 4.
Responsibility: Elise Goodman.

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A comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of Rubens's painting, "Conversatie a la Mode" or "Conversatie van Joffrs". It argues that the work embodies ideas on manners, patterns of courtship and  Read more...

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