Ver Icon - Southern PaintingBook Size: 12 x 18 cm
100 pages, numerous illustrations, softcover
English / German
The Stories Paintings Tell
The second part of the "Ver Icon" series deals with Southern Europe especially Italy. This book offers profound yet easy to understand explanations of selected paintings by artists like Mantegna, Caravaggio or Tintoretto with a wealth of background information on the relevant periods, artists and styles. These reflections bring to life the historico-cultural atmosphere of times gone by, making both every-day life and customs and historical and mythological aspects comprehensible.