Masterpieces in Detail: Early Netherlandish Art from Van Eyck to Bosch
'For lovers of this period, the gloriously enlarged close-up illustrations and expanded spreads make this an unrivalled account.' - FT
A beautiful book offering readers an opportunity to learn and study the Early Netherlandish art
This handsome book features work by Jan van Eyck, Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and many other masters of this period and region.
Each of the works is briefly presented along with its historical and contextual background and importance. Then in a series of full-page illustrations, specific details are enlarged to guide the reader carefully and thoughtfully through the piece's nuances and often overlooked features.
Till-Holger Borchert's texts are informative and engaging as he shares his singular passion for these great works in a magnificent book that will inspire viewers to form their own opinions and exercise their own powers of observation within the context of this important period in art history
- Author: Till-Holger Borchert, Chief Curator at the Groeningemuseum in Bruges
- Hardcover: 496 pages | 350 colour illustrations
- Date published: September 2014
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-3791381091
- Product Dimensions: 38.6 x 30.8 cm
'For lovers of this period, the gloriously enlarged close-up illustrations and expanded spreads make this an unrivalled account' - FT
'This magnificent book is magic between covers' -Irish Times
'The form of Till-Holger Borchert's book sees each of the paintings carefully divided and blown up, allowing the viewer to luxuriate endlessly in the little histories that often go missing in the museum hall' -TANK magazine