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The author introduces the reader to the essential qualities of Baroque art, telling how mannerism was finally supplanted by Caravaggio's naturalism and relating the new acceptance of sensual experience to a new curiosity about human psychology and the inner life. He discusses attitudes to antiquity and the profound effect of the Copernican revolution through which the artist's vision of light and time dramatically altered, to create a sense of infinite space coupled with an intensifying awareness of mutability and change. ...

Baroque 1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140153637

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Baroque 1989, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140226751

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Baroque 1977, Perseus (for Hbg), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780064300773

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Baroque 1977, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780064353328

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Baroque 1977, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780713909265

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