David III Ryckaert: A Seventeenth-Century Flemish Peasant Painter of Peasant Scenes

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This monograph presents a contextual study of the work of David III Ryckaert (1612-1661), who established a reputation as a painter of peasant scenes. According to twentieth-century critics, Ryckaert was no more than a minor imitator of other Flemish painters, particularly Adriaen Brouwer and David II Teniers. Underlying such relegation of Ryckaert is an uncritical and distinctly modernist glorification of originality, or merely novelty, which was alien to the culture of Flemish painting in which David III Ryckaert ...

David III Ryckaert: A Seventeenth-Century Flemish Peasant Painter of Peasant Scenes 2000, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout

ISBN-13: 9782503507200

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