Images of Women
Edited by Janis A. Tomlinson
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Goya by Janis A. Tomlinson
Book DescriptionMany of Goya's most famous works are explicated. The artist's famous tapestry cartoons are included, along with the tapestries woven after them for the royal palaces of the Prado and the Escorial. Goya's infamous "Naked Maja" and "Clothed Maja" are also highlighted, with a discussion on whether these works were painted at the same time and how they might have originally hung in relation to one another. Focus is also placed on Goya's more experimental prints and drawings, in which the artist depicted women alternatively as targets of satire, of sympathy, or of admiration. There are essays which provide a historical and cultural context for Goya's work, including a discussion of the significance of fashion and dress during the period.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300094930
(279mm x 234mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Janis A. Tomlinson
From El Greco to Goya, Paperback (August 2012)
This richly illustrated book covers 250 years of painting in Spain by tracing the myriad influences reflected in the paintings of generations of artists from Sofonisba Anguissola, El Greco, Velazquez, and Zubaran to the unique accomplishment of Francisco Goya.
Goya, Paperback (March 1999)View all books by Janis A. Tomlinson
An account of the life and work of the landmark painter.
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Author Biography - Janis A. Tomlinson
Janis A. Tomlinson is director of Arts in the Academy, the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
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