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This masterwork provides 244 representations, symbols, and manuscript pages of devils and loss of life from historic Egypt to 1913. interesting pics depict demons, witches and warlocks, the Danse Macabre, Hell and Damnation, the artwork of death, and extra. comprises works via Dürer, Cranach, Holbein, and Rembrandt.

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Of the blazing light of the Italian Renaissance. 5 x 53 cm (side panels). Rogier Van der Weyden. These borrowed techniques enabled the blossoming of Florentine art Museu Nacional de Arte under Masolino da Panicale, Masaccio and Andrea del Verrocchio, who were the direct Antiga, Lisbon. precursors of the great Italian masters of the first half of the sixteenth century. qxp 12/2/2006 11:29 AM Page 48 The Century of Pieter Bruegel the Elder During this period, there were no Flemish artists who could distract from the great dawn of art in the south.

33. Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 56 than fifty years before Sluter’s time (he died in 1404). If the senseless furore of the For now, it must suffice to point out the splendid sculptures that, like lace, adorn French The Triumph of Death, ca. 1562. cathedrals in Chartres, Amiens and Reims. This inextricable jumble of statues, high and low Oil on wood, 117 x 162 cm. reliefs, and open tympanums reveals the extraordinary fantasy of invention and realist spirit Museo del Prado, Madrid. that the north of France shared with Flanders.

For the present study that might have illustrated the successive stages of the great realist Oil on wood, 220 x 97 cm movement beginning in the heart of the Middle Ages and which achieved its supreme (each panel). expression in the work of the previously cited masters of the sixteenth century, in particular Museo del Prado, Madrid. with Pieter Bruegel the Elder. 33. Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 56 than fifty years before Sluter’s time (he died in 1404). If the senseless furore of the For now, it must suffice to point out the splendid sculptures that, like lace, adorn French The Triumph of Death, ca.

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