Tiepolo is a brilliant example of the specifically pictorial intelligence. This book is both a study of his art and an argument for fuller recognition of the peculiarities of the painter's representational medium. Alpers and Baxandall locate distinctive modes of Tiepolo's representation of the world and human action; follow his process of invention from first pen drawings, through small oil sketches, to great frescoes; and analyse his best and biggest painting, the Four Continents in the Stairway Hall of the Prince-Bishop's ...

Tiepolo and the Pictorial Intelligence 1996, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300068177

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Tiepolo and the Pictorial Intelligence 1994, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300059786

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