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GIOVANNI STRADANO E DANTE (Giovanni Stradano and Dante). Corrado Gizzi et al. Casa di Dante in Abruzzo, Castello Gizzi, Torre de' Passeri, Pescara, 1994. Published by Electa, Milan. 286 pp. with 279 ills. (191 col.) and 74 reference ills. 31 x 22 cm. LC 95-143110 ISBN 8843550330 In Italian.
Presenting some 40 drawings produced as illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy by Mannerist painter Stradano (Jan van der Straet, 1523-1605), a Flemish-born Florentine artist who served for a time as Vasari's principal assistant, this catalogue provides full-page reproductions and scholarly descriptions of the featured works and 28 other drawings by Stradano, illustrations of paintings and frescoes by the artist, and 13 wide-ranging essays examining his career, oeuvre and cultural milieu.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Belgium, Italy — 1400-1600 — Drawing and Watercolor, Painting — Books/Illustration/Printing
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Worldwide Number: 024865
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