By John C. van Dyke
John Charles van Dyke (1856-1932) used to be an American paintings historian and critic. He used to be born at New Brunswick, N. J., studied at Columbia, and for a few years in Europe. along with his booklet chronicling the historical past of portray from cave work to the fashionable period. totally illustrated.
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Venus, Calumny, Madonnas Uffizi, Pitti, Nat. Gal. ; Ghirlandajo, frescos Sistine Chapel Rome, S. Trinità Florence, S. M. Novella, Palazzo Vecchio, altar-pieces Uffizi and Acad. Florence, Visitation Louvre; Verrocchio, Baptism of Christ Acad. Florence; Lorenzo di Credi, Nativity Acad. Florence, Madonnas Louvre and Nat. Gal. , Holy Family Borghese Gal. Rome; Piero di Cosimo, Perseus and Andromeda Uffizi, Procris Nat. Gal. , Venus and Mars Berlin Gal. UMBRIANS—Ottaviano Nelli, altar-piece S. M. Nuovo Gubbio, St.
1504), Botticelli (1446-1510), and Ghirlandajo (14491494) we find a degree of imagination, culture, and independence not surpassed by any of the Early Florentines. Filippino modelled his art upon that of his father, Fra Filippo, and was influenced by Botticelli. He was the weakest of the trio, without being by any means a weak man. On the contrary, he was an artist of fine ability, much charm and tenderness, and considerable style, but not a great deal of original force, though occasionally doing forceful things.
FIG. —SCHOOL OF FRANCIA. MADONNA AND CHILD. LOUVRE. THE LOMBARD SCHOOL: The designation of the Lombard school is rather a vague one in the history of painting, and is used by historians to cover a number of isolated schools or men in the Lombardy region. In the fifteenth century these schools counted for little either in men or in works. The principal activity was about Milan, which drew painters from Brescia, Vincenza, and elsewhere to form what is known as the Milanese school. Vincenzo Foppa (fl.
A Text-Book of the History of Painting (Illustrated Edition) by John C. van Dyke