CATHOLIC RUBENS THE

WILLIBA SAUERLANDER

Saints and Martyrs. The art of Rubens is rooted in an era darkened by the long shadow of devastating wars between Protestants and Catholics. In the wake of this profound schism, the Catholic Church decided to cease using force to propagate the faith. Like Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Peter Paul Rubens 15771640 sought to persuade his spectators to return to the true faith through the beauty of his art. While Rubens is praised for the baroque passion in his depictions of cruelty and sensuous abandon, nowhere did he kindle such emotional fire as in his religious subjects. Their colour, warmth, and majesty - but also their turmoil and
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Data Publicarii : 24 Apr 2014
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 306
  • ISBN : 9781606063682
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