Defining genres: the survival of mythological painting in counter-reformation Venice

Nichols, T. (2009) Defining genres: the survival of mythological painting in counter-reformation Venice. In: Brundin, A.S. and Treherne, M. (eds.) Forms of Faith in Sixteenth Century Italy. Series: Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700. Ashgate: Aldershot, UK, pp. 119-148. ISBN 9780754665557

Nichols, T. (2009) Defining genres: the survival of mythological painting in counter-reformation Venice. In: Brundin, A.S. and Treherne, M. (eds.) Forms of Faith in Sixteenth Century Italy. Series: Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700. Ashgate: Aldershot, UK, pp. 119-148. ISBN 9780754665557

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Abstract

Discusses mythological paintings by Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese in Counter-Reformation Venice. Argues that definition of the pictorial type as distinct from the intensifying tradition of sacred art was central to its survival as a pictorial genre.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Nichols, Dr Tom
Authors: Nichols, T.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > ND Painting
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > History of Art
Publisher:Ashgate
ISBN:9780754665557

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