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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Art and Theory in Baroque Europe: Wolfflin – Renaissance and Baroque Style

Iraevie marked it as to-read May 23, The closed form conveys an impression of stability and balance and there is a tendency towards a symmetrical arrangement though this, of course, is not rigid.

Figures are not evenly illuminated. To ask other readers questions bwroque Renaissance and Baroqueplease sign up. Primarily a study of post-Renaissance architecture, Wolfflin’s concentration on the ‘painterly’ provides wider insight into baroque style.

Differences between the Renaissance and Baroque – Heinrich Wölfflin | History of Western Art – OCA

Diagonal lines not only play on the surface of the picture, but move back into depth. He taught at Basel, Berlin and Munich in the generation that raised German art history to pre-eminence.


The picture is self-contained. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Why is it that art cannot build on itself, consolidating its advances as the sciences can but has to be constantly in a process of revolution and change? Study blog OCA — Student id: Olga Tsybulska marked it as to-read Apr 29, Wolfflin also touches on a related problem: Art history in Baroque Europe, [Online] Available from arthistoryresources. Lists with This Book.

Erman Kaplama added it Mar 26, No trivia or quizzes yet. Alvaro Orosa rated it liked it Nov 13, Published June 1st by Cornell University Press first published All the figures are blended together and they cannot be separated.

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The figures move back from the front plane, starting with the man on the right, who directs our attention towards the woman on the left, and towards Christ, a little further back. In the open form of the Baroque painting vigorous diagonals contrast with ehinrich verticals and horizontals of the frame.

Andrei Lazar marked it as to-read Mar 06, James Taunton rated it really liked it Oct 15, Brunn was not wolfflon the committee. He is credited with having introduced the teaching method of using twin parallel projectors in the delivery of art-history lectures, so that images could be compared when magic lanterns became less dangerous.


An Intellectual Biography’ Dissertation for an extended analysis of Woelfflin’s dissertation, where correct documentation can be found. haroque

Differences between the Renaissance and Baroque – Heinrich Wölfflin

Retrieved from ” https: Originally published toward the end of the nineteenth century, Wolfflin also fails to make the more modern distinction between the later Baroque and what we now define as the Mannerist style that directly preceded the High Renaissance.

Max Kuo marked it as to-read Oct 15, He taught at Basel, Berlin and Munich in the generation that raised German art history to pre-eminence. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Kate added wolffllin Jul 17, Adosinda rated it really liked it Dec 05, The saints at the sides close off the picture with strong vertical accents, reinforced by the vertical accent of the throne in the centre.

All the figures are balanced in the frame.