The origins of landscape painting and its development as a pictorial genre. An indispensable book for scholars and art lovers.
[Landscape Painting in Italy. The Seventeenth Century] After the volume devoted to the nineteenth century here is one on the seventeenth century, from the origins of landscape painting to its development as a pictorial genre. Eight essays presenting the historical and critical context introduce an illustrated collection of 65 Italian and foreign artists who tackled the landscape genre during the seventeenth century. Including over 300 illustrations, biographies and bibliographies updated and brought in line with the latest studies, this is an indispensable book for scholars, collectors and the antiques market.