Princeton University Library Catalog

Georges de La Tour and the enigma of the visible / Dalia Judovitz.

Author:
Judovitz, Dalia [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Fordham University Press, 2018.
  • ©2018
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
xiv, 158 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"Not rediscovered until the twentieth century, the works of Georges de La Tour retain an aura of mystery. Their veritable celebration of light and the familiar, visible world, blinds the beholder to a deeper understanding of the meanings associated with vision and the visible in the early modern period"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-152) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- The Enigma of the Visible -- Spiritual Passion and the Betrayal of Painting -- The Visible and the Legible -- Flea Catching and the Vanity of Painting -- Painting as Portal: "Birth" and "Death" of the Sacred Image -- Epilogue.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780823277438 hardcover
  • 0823277437 hardcover
  • 9780823277445 paperback
  • 0823277445 paperback
LCCN:
2017022682
OCLC:
987376413
Other standard number:
  • 40027619447
RCP:
C - S