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Landscape in art before Claude & Salvator

Josiah Gilbert

RA Collection: Book

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Variant Title

Half-title: Landscape in art


London: John Murray, 1885

Physical Description

xvii, 461 p., 141 leaves of plates ; 23 cm.

General Note

Errata slip inserted
Printed by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh


Chapter I: The scope of landscape art -- Chapter II: Landscape in literature – Greek and Latin -- Chapter III: Landscape in literature – Medieval and to the end of the sixteenth century -- Chapter IV: Principles of art applied to landscape -- Chapter V: The landscape of ancient art -- Chapter VI: The landscape of early Christian mosaics -- Chapter VII: The landscape of manuscripts -- Chapter VIII: Early Flemish landscape -- Chapter IX: The landscape of early Italian art -- Chapter X: The landscape of Italian in art in the sixteenth century -- Chapter XI: Landscape in Italian art: the Raphael period -- Chapter XII: German landscape of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries -- Chapter XIII: Landscape of the Venetian School, fifteenth century -- Chapter XIV: Landscape of the Venetian School in culmination and decline -- Chapter XV: The landscape of the Carracci School -- Chapter XVI: Italianised Flemings and Germans of the sixteenth century -- Chapter XVII: The landscape of Rubens -- Chapter XVIII: The advent of Claude and Salvator


Landscapes in literature
Landscape painting — Europe — History