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Rubens

The Garden of Love as Conversatie a la Mode

Rubens( )
Author: Goodman, Elise
Series title:OCULI: Studies in the Arts of the Low Countries Ser.
ISBN:978-1-55619-269-2
Publication Date:Apr 1992
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $278.00
Book Description:

This book is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of Rubens's celebrated painting in the Prado, popularly known as the Garden of Love, but more properly termed Conversatie à la mode or Conversatie van joffrs (young women). Goodman demonstrates that the Conversatie embodies ideas on manners, patterns of courtship, and general social interaction of polite society, of which Rubens was a conscious and prominent member. The picture reflects Rubens's taste for...
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Book Details
Pages:260
Detailed Subjects: Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.786 x 9.555 Inches
Book Weight:1.43 Pounds



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