Guercino's Paintings and His Patrons' Politics in Early Modern Italy

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Guercino's Paintings and His Patrons' Politics in Early Modern Italy examines how the seventeenth-century Italian painter Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (better known as Il Guercino) instilled the political ideas of his patrons into his paintings. As it focuses on eight works showing religious scenes and scenes taken from Roman history, this volume bridges the gap between social and cultural history and the history of art, untangling the threads of art, politics, and religion during the time of the Thirty Years' War. A ...

Guercino's Paintings and His Patrons' Politics in Early Modern Italy 2010, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754669098

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