This luxurious presentation of the gathering of the Van Gogh Museum is a richly orchestrated photo of 19th-century paintings, with Vincent van Gogh at its heart. The publication, illustrated in colour all through, features a beneficiant choice of works from each interval of Van Gogh's creativity. additionally, works initially got through Vincent and his brother Theo via buy or trade are incorporated -- work through Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Monticelli, Pissarro, and others. A wide and various collection of eu artwork of the later nineteenth century presents an additional context for Van Gogh's work.
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In his seek for the universal hyperlink among
literature and the visible arts. Professor Praz
draws upon the ample facts of lengthy
mutual knowing and correspondence be
tween the sister alts even though parallels of
theme and idea are considerable, be is no longer
primarily involved with those. relatively, he
examines the shut courting or air de fanulle
between the expression of the arts m any given
Each epoch has “ its odd handwriting
or handwritings, which, if one might interpret
them, could display a personality, even a physi
cal visual appeal. ” even if handwriting is
taught and a few of its features therefore
belong to the common type of the interval, the
personality of the author does now not fail to pierce
through. whatever of the similar variety, the au
thor proposes, happens in artwork. The kinship of
literature and portray rests on this circum
stance: a paintings of paintings, even if visible or liter
ary, needs to use the special “ handwriting” of
its specific age, even as its originality pierces
through this handwriting.
The likeness among the arts inside quite a few
periods o f heritage can eventually be traced,
then, to structural similarities— similarities
that come up out of the attribute manner in
which the humans of a convinced epoch see and
memorize proof aesthetically. Mnemosyne, at
once the goddess of reminiscence and the mom
of the muses, hence presides over this view
of ihe arts. In illustrating her iniluence. Pro
fessor Praz levels extensively via Western
sources, either literary and pictorial. There are
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