RubensHardcover, 8.3 x 10.2 in., 1.30 lb, 96 pages20Availability: In Stock
Baroque and Roll
Meet Sir Peter Paul Rubens, master painter and polymath
The richly illustrated survey takes in Rubens’s portraits, landscapes, and historical paintings, as well as his famed and bountiful nudes. Along the way, we examine the artist’s astonishing technique and his deft ability to depict narrative in a compelling and legible visual form, whether an erotic mythological scene or a tender biblical story. This remarkable artistic bravura is placed in context both within Rubens’s long art historical legacy through Van Dyck, Velázquez, and beyond, and his other talents as a classical scholar, diplomat, and knight.
Gilles Néret (1933–2005) was an art historian, journalist, writer, and museum correspondent. He organized several art retrospectives in Japan and founded the SEIBU Museum and the Wildenstein Gallery in Tokyo. He directed art reviews such as L'Œil and Connaissance des Arts and received the Élie Faure Prize in 1981 for his publications. His TASCHEN titles include Salvador Dalí: The Paintings, Matisse, and Erotica Universalis.
RubensHardcover, 21 x 26 cm, 0.59 kg, 96 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-4510-5Edition: French
ISBN 978-3-8365-4514-3Edition: English
ISBN 978-3-8365-6467-0Edition: Spanish