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A Luminous Land [electronic resource]: Artists Discover Greece

Richard Stoneman
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©1998.
Language
English
Series
Getty Publications Virtual Library
ISBN
089236467X, 9780892364671
Access Restriction
Unrestricted online access
Summary
Watercolors, paintings, etchings, and drawings inspired by artists' visits to Greece. An anthology of depictions of Greece compiled from private and public collections around the world. The color and b&w images are framed by text which explores the changing attitude of travelers to Greece from medieval to modern times as well as the relationship of artists to Greece, with particular emphasis upon the German painters of the 1830s and their pupils. A number of the selections relate to the historic events surrounding the War of Independence. 9.5x11.
Contents
  • Chronological table
  • Map of Greece
  • Introduction: Seeing Greece
  • Athens
  • Attica and Aegina
  • Peloponnese
  • Ionian Islands
  • Central, Western, and Northern Greece
  • Aegean Islands and Crete
  • Biographical sketches of artists
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements.
Description
1 online resource (ix, 178 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-172) and index.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Los Angeles, CA : Getty Publications, 2013. (Getty Publications virtual library)
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