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Michael Levey (1927–2008)

Författare till Måleriets historia : från Giotto till Cezanne

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Michael Levey was Director of the National Gallery, London, from 1973 to 1986.

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Verk av Michael Levey

Florence: A Portrait (1996) 164 exemplar
Early Renaissance (1967) 131 exemplar
The National Gallery Collection (1987) 104 exemplar
High Renaissance (1975) 80 exemplar
The Life and Death of Mozart (1971) 53 exemplar
The world of Ottoman art (1975) 26 exemplar
Art and architecture of the eighteenth century in France (1973) — Författare — 21 exemplar
17th & 18th Century Painting (1967) 21 exemplar
Painting at Court (1868) 20 exemplar
London Transport Posters (1976) 19 exemplar
The Case of Walter Pater (1978) 19 exemplar
Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769-1830 (1979) 19 exemplar
Tempting Fate (1982) 16 exemplar
Durer (Masters and Movements) (1964) 11 exemplar
The German School (1959) 7 exemplar
Bronzino (1966) 7 exemplar
The Nude (1972) 6 exemplar
Essays on Dürer (1973) 5 exemplar
The Venetian scene (1973) 5 exemplar
An Affair on the Appian Way (1984) 4 exemplar
The Chapel is on Fire (2000) 4 exemplar
Marriage à la mode (1970) 3 exemplar

Associerade verk

Michelangelo (1974) — Inledning — 458 exemplar
Canaletto (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 174 exemplar
20,000 years of world painting (1967) — Bidragsgivare — 137 exemplar
Great Museums of the World: National Gallery, London (1969) — Inledning — 115 exemplar
The National Gallery, London (1977) — Förord — 88 exemplar
The Complete Paintings of Botticelli (1967) — Inledning — 44 exemplar
The After Midnight Ghost Book (1980) — Bidragsgivare — 14 exemplar
Winter's Crimes 11 (1979) — Bidragsgivare — 13 exemplar
The National Gallery of London and Its Paintings (1974) — Förord — 10 exemplar
The Working of the National Gallery (1974) — Förord — 3 exemplar

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Helped me understand some reasons why books became famous. It's tongue-in-cheek, but also serious.
 
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mykl-s | 1 annan recension | Mar 2, 2023 |
Combined with Early Renaissance it gives a good overview of the developments in the culture and arts throughout Europe and the rising social status of artists.
 
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Timmerdame | Nov 2, 2022 |
 
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CathyLockhart | Sep 30, 2022 |
The language is too florid, the syntax too literary. For my taste, the narrative is also digressive rather than linear, and I prefer the latter when reading any kind of history. The Medici chapters are the most compelling (perhaps because that's what I imagined I was signing up for at the outset), though even there the figures did not come particularly to life. Despite his own colorful descriptions, the author didn't convince me to care much about Florentine republicanism, likely because the art-history angle is far more sensual, and great authorial agility (which Levey doesn't have) would be required to treat other subject matter with equal style.… (mer)
 
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Statistik

Verk
50
Även av
12
Medlemmar
1,742
Popularitet
#14,766
Betyg
3.9
Recensioner
12
ISBN
95
Språk
8

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