Heinrich Wölfflin was a Swiss art historian, whose objective classifying principles were His three great books, still consulted, are Renaissance und Barock ( ), Die Klassische Kunst (, “Classic For Wölfflin, the 16th-century art now described as “Mannerist” was part of the Baroque aesthetic, one that Burckhardt. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell University Press, Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin QR code for Renaissance and Baroque . Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin Simon ; with an introduction by Peter Murray. Front Cover. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell.

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Sophia Melliou marked it as to-read Nov 10, This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Charlie hienrich it Nov 09, The first part of the book is more generally applicable to studies of the baroque, while the later sections are about specific sorts of buildings during the baroque.

Andrei Lazar marked it as to-read Mar 06, Kenny rated it really liked it Mar 01, Email required Address never made public. Yasmin marked it as to-read Jan 08, Alvaro Orosa rated it liked it Nov 13, However, his descriptions of the baroque style, and explanation of the shift from Renaissance style to baroque, is incredible vivid, easy to understand, and with plenty of examples.


Contours are lost in shadow, swift brush-strokes bind separate parts together rather than isolating them from one another. Wolfflin also touches on a related problem: Figures are not evenly illuminated. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Alasdair Ekpenyong marked it as to-read Mar 27, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Erika marked it as to-read Apr 23, Alina rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Sir Ernst Gombrich recalled being inspired by him, as well as Erwin Panofsky. Matteo Tonnini marked it as to-read Sep 21, Adosinda rated it really liked it Dec 05, Yasmin Keats added it Nov 12, Matthew Stowe added it Jan 26, Olga Tsybulska marked it as to-read Apr 29, Michael baroqhe it it was amazing Jan 16, Figures are not simply contained within the frame, but are cut off by it at the sides.


Renaissance and Baroque by Heinrich Wölfflin

The most important journal for aesthetics and philosophy of art, the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticismpublished a special issue commemorating the th anniversary of the publication of the Principles inedited by Bence Nanay. Carolina Silva added it Sep 27, He received his degree from Munich University in in philosophy, although he was already on a course to study the newly minted discipline wolffiln art history.

It is considered now to be one of the founding texts of the emerging discipline of art history, although it was barely noted when it was renaisssance.