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David Bailly

David Bailly

Time, death and vanity

By (author) Froukje Wattel

£35.00

Publishing 11th Mar 2024
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    David Bailly’s Vanitas Still Life with Portrait of a Young Painter earned him a prominent place in art history. Almost 400 years after it was made, the painting – a masterpiece that raises all kinds of questions – continues to fascinate art historians. Is this a self-portrait? What do all the objects in the painting refer to? And who is the mysterious woman whose image appears against the wall? This book subjects the painting and the artist to a thorough examination. Bailly lived in Leiden, at the same time as Rembrandt. He painted and drew portraits and still lifes. This book considers his life and work together for the first time and presents the results of a technical investigation that has revealed the hidden layers in his most important masterpiece.

    Specifications
    Publisher
    Waanders Publishers
    ISBN
    9789462624634
    Publish date
    11th Mar 2024
    Binding
    Paperback / softback
    Territory
    World excluding Benelux
    Size
    280 mm x 230 mm
    Pages
    160 Pages
    Illustrations
    130 color
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