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Mantegna & Bellini / Caroline Campbell, Dagmar Korbacher, Neville Rowley and Sarah Vowles ; with contributions by Andrea De Marchi, Jill Dunkerton, Babette Hartwieg and Katharina Weick-Joch.

By: Campbell, Caroline, 1973- [author.].
Contributor(s): Korbacher, Dagmar [author,, translator.] | Rowley, Neville [author,, translator.] | Vowles, Sarah [author.] | De Marchi, Andrea [author,, translator.] | Dunkerton, Jill [author.] | Hartwieg, Babette [author.] | Weick-Joch, Katharina | National Gallery (Great Britain) [issuing body,, publisher,, organizer,, host institution.] | Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany) [issuing body,, publisher,, organizer,, host institution.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : [Berlin, Germany] : National Gallery Company ; in association with Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 2018Manufacturer: Italy : Conti Typocolor. Description: 303 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, photographs ; 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1857096347; 9781857096347; 9781857096354; 1857096355.Other title: Mantegna and Bellini.Subject(s): Mantegna, Andrea, 1431-1506 -- Exhibitions | Mantegna, Andrea, 1431-1506 -- Criticism and interpretation | Mantegna, Andrea, 1431-1506 -- Themes, motives | Mantegna, Andrea, 1431-1506 -- Influence | Bellini, Giovanni, 1426?-1516 -- Exhibitions | Bellini, Giovanni, 1426?-1516 -- Criticism and interpretation | Bellini, Giovanni, 1426?-1516 -- Themes, motives | Bellini, Giovanni, 1426?-1516 -- Influence | Painting, Renaissance -- Italy -- 15th century -- Exhibitions | Painting, Italian -- 15th century -- ExhibitionsSummary: Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431-1506) and Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) each produced groundbreaking paintings, marked by pictorial and technical innovations, that are among the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. Exploring the fruitful dynamic between Mantegna's inventive compositional approach and interest in classical antiquity and Bellini's passion for landscape painting, this fascinating volume examines how these two artists, who were also brothers-in-law, influenced and responded to each other's work. Full of new insights and captivating juxtapositions-including comparisons of each of the artist's depictions of the Agony in the Garden and the Presentation to the Temple-this study reveals that neither Mantegna's nor Bellini's achievements can be fully understood in isolation and that their continuous creative exchanges shaped the work of both.
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Published to accompany the exhibition Mantegna & Bellini, the National Gallery, London, 1 October 2018 to 27 January 2019; Mantegna und Bellini, Meister der Renaissance, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 1 March to 30 June 2019.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431-1506) and Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) each produced groundbreaking paintings, marked by pictorial and technical innovations, that are among the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. Exploring the fruitful dynamic between Mantegna's inventive compositional approach and interest in classical antiquity and Bellini's passion for landscape painting, this fascinating volume examines how these two artists, who were also brothers-in-law, influenced and responded to each other's work. Full of new insights and captivating juxtapositions-including comparisons of each of the artist's depictions of the Agony in the Garden and the Presentation to the Temple-this study reveals that neither Mantegna's nor Bellini's achievements can be fully understood in isolation and that their continuous creative exchanges shaped the work of both.

Text in English, translated from the Italian, French, and German.

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