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Six Centuries of Painting   By: (1866-1946)

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SIX CENTURIES OF PAINTING

[Illustration; VITTORE PISANO

(CALLED PISANELLO)

ST ANTHONY AND ST GEORGE

National Gallery, London ]

SIX CENTURIES OF

PAINTING

BY

RANDALL DAVIES

[Illustration]

LONDON: T. C. & E. C. JACK

67 LONG ACRE, W.C., AND EDINBURGH

CONTENTS

TUSCAN SCHOOLS PAGE

I. GIOVANNI CIMABUE 1

II. GIOTTO DI BONDONE 10

III. THE EARLIER QUATTROCENTISTS 18

IV. THE LATER QUATTROCENTISTS 26

V. LEONARDO DA VINCI 33

VI. MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI 40

VII. RAFFAELLO DI SANTI 47

VENETIAN SCHOOLS

I. THE VIVARINI AND BELLINI 59

II. TIZIANO VECELLIO 78

III. PAOLO VERONESE AND IL TINTORETTO 99

SPANISH SCHOOL 109

FLEMISH SCHOOL

I. HUBERT AND JAN VAN EYCK 121

II. PETER PAUL RUBENS 143

III. THE PUPILS OF RUBENS 157

DUTCH SCHOOL

I. FRANS HALS 165

II. REMBRANDT VAN RYN 171

III. PAINTERS OF GENRE 183

IV. PAINTERS OF ANIMALS 191

V. PAINTERS OF LANDSCAPE 202

GERMAN SCHOOLS 211

FRENCH SCHOOL

I. THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY 225

II. THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY 235

THE ENGLISH SCHOOL

I. THE EARLY PORTRAIT PAINTERS 251

II. WILLIAM HOGARTH 258

III. SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS AND THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH 267

IV. THE CLOSE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY 295

THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

I. THE SPIRIT OF REVOLT 305

II. EUGÈNE DELACROIX 309

III. RUSKIN AGAINST THE PHILISTINES 313

IV. MANET AND WHISTLER AGAINST THE WORLD 324

V. THE ROYAL ACADEMY 329

INDEX 335

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

VITTORE PISANO (called PISANELLO) St Anthony and St George Frontispiece National Gallery, London

PLATE FACING PAGE

I. FILIPPO LIPPI The Annunciation 22 National Gallery, London

II. SANDRO BOTTICELLI(?) The Virgin and Child 26

National Gallery, London

III. SANDRO BOTTICELLI Portrait of a Young Man 28 National Gallery, London

IV. SANDRO BOTTICELLI The Nativity 32 National Gallery, London

V. LEONARDO DA VINCI The Virgin of the Rocks 36 National Gallery, London

VI. PIETRO PERUGINO Central Portion of Altar Piece 50 National Gallery, London

VII. RAPHAEL The Ansidei Madonna 52 National Gallery, London

VIII. RAPHAEL La Belle Jardinière 52 Louvre, Paris

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