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Tiepolo pink

by Roberto Calasso

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista, -- 1696-1770 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista, -- 1696-1770

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roberto Calasso ; translated from the Italian by Alastair McEwen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND623.T5 C3513 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230339M
    ISBN 109780307267665
    LC Control Number2009020011
    OCLC/WorldCa316029785

    When Calasso describes Tiepolo’s pictures with reference to sprezzatura, that very Italian concept of art that conceals art, he is of course also describing his own compulsively quotable verbal performance. Roberto Calasso Tiepolo Pink (Translated by Alastair McEwen). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Few have even attempted to tackle Tiepolo’s series of thirty-three bizarre and haunting etchings, the Capricci and the Scherzi, but Roberto Calasso rises to the challenge, interpreting them as chapters in a dark narrative that contains the secret of Tiepolo’s art. Blooming ephebes, female Satyrs, Oriental sages, owls, snakes: we will find Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

    Tiepolo Pink (Book): Calasso, Roberto: "The eighteenth-century Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo spent his life executing commissions in churches, palaces, and villas, often covering vast ceilings like those at the Würzburg Residenz in Germany and the Royal Palace in Madrid with frescoes that are among the glories of Western art. The life of an epoch swirled around him - but though his. Few have even attempted to tackle Tiepolo's series of thirty-three bizarre and haunting etchings, the Capricci and the Scherzi, but Roberto Calasso rises to the challenge, interpreting them as chapters in a dark narrative that contains the secret of Tiepolo's art. Blooming ephebes, female Satyrs, Oriental sages, owls, snakes: we will find them.

      Prices (including delivery) for Tiepolo Pink by Roberto Calasso range from $ at Readings. ISBN: Released on: Ap   Title: Tiepolo Pink Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: September 6, Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Language: English.


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Glenn Shea, from Glenn's Book Notes at (9). For Proust, Tiepolo was first and foremost Odettes robes. In the eyes of this very young and stubborn worshipper, none of the outfits with which Madame Swann appeared in society were remotely comparable to the marvelous robe in crepe de Chine or silk, old rose, cherry, Tiepolo pink, white, mauve, green, red, yellow, plain or patterned, with which Madame Swann had eaten breakfast /5(25).

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About Tiepolo Pink The eighteenth-century Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo spent his life executing commissions in churches, palaces, and villas, often covering vast ceilings like those at the Würzburg Residenz in Germany and the Royal Palace in Madrid with frescoes that are.

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The life of an epoch swirled around him - but though his contemporaries appreciated and 3/5(3). This new book, an appreciation of the painter Tiepolo, and especially of his enigmatic and comparatively little-known etchings, the Capricci and the Scherzi, shows some of.

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We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. TIEPOLO PINK is a handsome book, a grave delight, and no poor example of sprezzatura itself. Castiglione's last word on the topic: "From this, I believe, does much grace arrive." Brava.

Glenn Shea, from Glenn's Book Notes at   Tiepolo: the last breath of happiness in Europe. And, like all true happiness, it was full of dark sides destined not to fade away, but to get the upper hand.

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Tiepolo Pink By Roberto Calasso Translated by Alastair McEwen (Knopf, pp., $40) Giambattista Tiepolo was not the last of the old masters—that dubious distinction is. Tiepolo Pink (Book): Calasso, Roberto: The eighteenth-century Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo spent his life executing commissions in churches, palaces, and villas, often covering vast ceilings like those at the Wurzburg Residenz in Germany and the Royal Palace in Madrid with frescoes that are among the glories of Western art.

The life of an epoch swirled around him--but though his. Tiepolo Pink??. I never even noticed it before. This book is an eye opener. I have dealt in paintings for the past 40 years and thought I was observant and astute.

Calasso takes the reader for a trip through the mind of Tiepolo like you can't even imagine. A wonderful book. I plan on reading it again/5(6). Tiepolo pink. [Roberto Calasso] -- "The eighteenth-century Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo spent his life executing commissions in churches, palaces, and villas, often covering vast ceilings like those at the Würzburg Residenz.

Tiepolo Pink "The Fortuny dress Albertine wore that night seemed like the tantalising shadow of invisible Venice. It was covered in Arab ornamentation in a deep blue that, as my eyes approached it became changeable, thanks to the same transmutations that, in front of the advancing gondola, become metal inflaming the azure of the Grand Canal.

A delightful account of the life and work of Giambattista Tiepolo. The eighteenth-century Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo spent his life executing commissions in churches, palaces, and villas, often covering vast ceilings like those at the Würzburg Residenz in Germany and the Royal Palace in Madrid with frescoes that are among the glories of Western art.

Blooming ephebes, Oriental sages, owls, snakes- we will find them all within the pages of this book, along with Venus, Time, Moses, angels, Cleopatra and Beatrice of Burgundy - a gypsyish company always on the go.

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