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Excerpt from The Venetian School of Painting
Many visits to Venice have brought home to me the fact that there exists, in English at least, no 'work which deals as a whole with the Venetian School and its masters. Biographical catalogues there are in plenty, but these, though useful for reference, say little to readers who are not already acquainted with the painters whose career and works are brieﬂy recorded. Lives of individual masters abound, but however excel lent and essential these may be to an advanced study of the school, the volumes containing them make too large a library to be easily carried about, and a great deal of reading and assimilation is required to set each painter in his place in the long story. Crowe and Caval caselle's History of Painting in North Italy still remains our sheet anchor; but it is lengthy, over full of detail of minor painters, and lacks the.
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bound: 396 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (May 8, 2017)
isbn: 1330438140, 978-1330438145,
weight: 1.2 pounds (