The evolution of history painting: Masaniello's revolt and other disasters in seventeenth-century

Roworth, Wendy Wassyng
June 1993
Art Bulletin;Jun93, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p219
Academic Journal
Focuses on history painting of events at seventeenth-century sites intersecting with development of popular genre and viewing the artist as revolutionary. Framework for examining issues surrounding visualization of history as narrative; Works as documentation and propaganda; Interpretations; Representation analyses of eruption of Vesuvius, plague, and Masaniello's revolt.


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