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Author Silver, Larry, 1947-

Title Peasant scenes and landscapes : the rise of pictorial genres in the Antwerp art market / Larry Silver.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2006]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  ND1452.B42 S57 2006    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 373 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-351) and index.
Contents Introduction: "Cultural selection" and the origins of pictorial species. -- Antwerp as a cultural system. -- Town and country: painted worlds of early landscapes. -- Money matters. -- Kitchens and markets. -- Labor and leisure: the peasant. -- Second Bosch: family resemblance and the marketing of art. -- Descent from Bruegel I: from Flanders to Holland. -- Descent from Bruegel II: Flemish friends and family. -- Trickle-down genres: the "curious" cases of flowers and seascapes. -- Conclusions: Value and values in the capital of capitalism.
Subject Genre painting, Flemish -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- 16th century.
Landscape painting, Flemish -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- 16th century.
Art -- Economic aspects -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- History -- 16th century.
Art and society -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- History -- 16th century.
ISBN 0812238680 cloth alkaline paper
9780812238686 cloth alkaline paper

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