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Giovanni Baglione

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seventeenth-century artist and biographer of artists
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This thesis explores Baglione's contributions to art and to the history of art by examining the nature of his artistic and critical originality and the significant influences thereon.

In the work for which he is best known, Le Vite... (1642), Baglione was an interesting and generous critic who was unusually receptive to pictorial effects, even when in architecture and sculpture. He assesses Caravaggio's accomplishments with well chosen observations thereby breaking his res...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Publication date:
1989
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602354866
URN:
uuid:b1494a9e-8c16-4d48-9553-0f63da44cb6c
Local pid:
td:602354865
Language:
English
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