Infernal Grotesque

by Gianfranco Sodoma
Infernal Grotesque
  • ISBN-13: 9781840686814
  • Author(s): Gianfranco Sodoma
  • Subject: History of art / art & design styles
  • Publisher: Black Gas Publishing
  • Imprint: Deicide
  • Publication Date: 29-06-2017
  • Format: p/b

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£19.95
The three centuries from 1400 to 1700 saw not only a great rebirth of European art, but also a religious mania centred on fears of Hell, damnation and witchcraft. Infernal Grotesque collects over 100 of these images from the Renaissance and Baroque, steeped in beautiful horror, swirling with bizarre and hallucinatory nightmare. The artists featured include Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Breugel, Pieter Huys, Jan Mandyn, Jacob von Swanenburg, Herri Met de Bles, Hans Memling, Jacopo Ligozzi, Peter Paul Rubens, Salvator Rosa, Frans Francken, Frans Floris and Lucas Cranach, as well as numerous others.
About the book

The three centuries from 1400 to 1700 saw not only a great rebirth of European art, but also a religious mania centred on fears of Hell, damnation and witchcraft. Infernal Grotesque collects over 100 of these images from the Renaissance and Baroque, steeped in beautiful horror, swirling with bizarre and hallucinatory nightmare. The artists featured include Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Breugel, Pieter Huys, Jan Mandyn, Jacob von Swanenburg, Herri Met de Bles, Hans Memling, Jacopo Ligozzi, Peter Paul Rubens, Salvator Rosa, Frans Francken, Frans Floris and Lucas Cranach, as well as numerous others.

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